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Ortsgespräche ("Local CONVERSATIONS"): Schenkung Sammlung Hoffmann IN DIALOGUE WITH SCHKEUDITZ

With the "Ortsgespräche" series, the Schenkung Sammlung Hoffmann also makes itself available for art locations in the so-called rural areas of Saxony, where the diversity and social topicality of contemporary art is sometimes put up for discussion with particular vehemence. In the second edition of the year this is done in cooperation with the art Kapella Schnkeuditz e. V.

23. November 2022 More

Oskar Zwintscher. The Unknown Masterpiece

Seventeen works from the artist’s oeuvre – which originally comprised around 150 paintings – were examined in the research project “Oskar Zwintscher (1870–1916). The Unknown Masterpiece” by the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden in the Albertinum, funded by the Friede Springer Stiftung, subjecting them to art technology analysis in the painting restoration workshop. Here you can gain insight into the complexity found in the structure of Oskar Zwintscher’s paintings.

10. November 2022 — Read / Article More

The Children of Marx in the Land of Hồ Chí Minh: Quang Trung housing complex in Vinh City, Vietnam

The annihilation of Vinh City by US bomb raids offered an opportunity for experimental planning and for transforming the small industrial town into a model socialist city. The GDR’s ambitious task of comprehensive reconstruction involved working collectively on both the creation of a master plan and its realization in built form. Christina Schwenkel on the Quang Trung housing complex.

13. October 2022 — Read / Article More

Ortsgespräche ("Local CONVERSATIONS"): SCHENKUNG SAMMLUNG HOFFMANN IN DIALOGUE WITH Glauchau

With the "Ortsgespräche" series, the Schenkung Sammlung Hoffmann also makes itself available for art locations in the so-called rural areas of Saxony, where the diversity and social topicality of contemporary art is sometimes put up for discussion with particular vehemence. This October, this is being done in cooperation with art gluchowe e.V., the art association of the city of Glauchau:

13. October 2022 More