Posts Tagged ‘Hamburg’

Saul Leiter Retrospective at Hamburg’s Deichtorhallen

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‘It’s just too much, don’t you think?’ asks Saul Leiter as he walks around his own exhibition, on view until April 15th at Hamburg’s Deichtorhallen. The video documenting Leiter’s reaction accompanies over 400 photographs and paintings that fill the soaring spaces of this re-purposed industrial complex, now a centre for contemporary art and photography. With room after room after room of images that riff on[.....]

EVOL’s Underground City in Hamburg

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Today’s feature is brought to you by our friends at Flavorwire, where Alison Nastasi briefly discusses Berlin-based street artist EVOL‘s newest project. In Nordkreuz (“Northern Cross”), Berlin-based street artist EVOL has created a miniature, underground city in the fields of Hamburg, Germany. The installation — which took him eight days to complete — found the artist outside of his typical urban environment, digging into a[.....]

From the DS Archives: Tom Schmelzer

From the DS Archives reintroduces you to Tom Schmelzer, a Munich based concept artist.  He is currently showing beautiful outside my head forever at WTC Hamburg through January 15th, 2011. This article was originally written by Rebekah Drysdale on April 30, 2008. Munich-based artist Tom Schmelzer describes himself as a concept artist who uses brilliant aesthetics in his illusionary sculptures and moving objects to “make a point”[.....]