PLOT:Now ►Raphael Vostell has sucked up to Gertrude to get his tired gallery business going again. He combined an exhibition at ►the Hague Museum with works by his dead father Wolf Vostell and works by Boris Lurie.Art after Auschwitz brings together the work of artists Boris Lurie and Wolf Vostell for the first time. The exhibition will travel to ►Kunsthaus Dahlem, Berlin July 7 - October 31, 2022 and ►Ludwig Museum Koblenz November 13, 2022 - February 5, 2023 and will be accompanied by an extensive ►catalog with essays by art historians Eckhart J. Gillen, Daniel Koep and others.
Again the old story with the long known works and in addition the Holocaust track. Boris will rotate in his grave. Again no support for the further development of NO!art.
THE CAMERA: “Writer and videographer, artist, activist, and self-styled outsider, Clayton Patterson has lived through and broadly documented more facets of underground history on New York’s Lower East Side than anyone else over the past nearly 40 years.” —Ron Magliozzi, Curator, Department of Film, The Museum of Modern Art. ►more
NO!art REPORT, Berlin/New York 2021: Anthology with reports, essays films and reportages on the progress of NO!art since 1978 in collaboration with Boris Lurie, Clayton Patterson and Dietmar Kirves.
We mourn the loss of Frank-Kirk Ehm-Marks. He was a staunch defender of NO!art and participated in various NO!art activities. He died on January 26, 2022 in Berlin at the age of 60.
We mourn the loss of Estera Milman who was a friend of Boris Lurie and a supporter of the NO!art movement with important exhibitions. She died on January 27th 2021 in Boston/U.S.A.
THE LOCATION OF SERENITY:
Viktor Timofeev, Yasue Maetake, Eddie Natal
Curator: Gryphon Rue
DRONE | 1 Hudson | New York NY | May 7 - July 15
Rensaa’s largest painting Untitled (Mona Lisa and L’inconnue de La Seine, 1980-1981) depicts Mona Lisa peering from the billowing wimple of a young woman resembling L’inconnue de La Seine, the death-mask putatively cast from the face of a woman who drowned in the Seine in the late-1800’s. Vladimir Nabokov, Rainer Maria Rilke, Albert Camus, Anaïs Nin, Man Ray and others were bewitched by the woman’s expression – mordant amusement at the expense of the living? deep satisfaction? At some point in the 1970’s, Rensaa compared the smiles of Mona Lisa and L’inconnue de La Seine speculatively with the risus sardonicus or rictus grin, a muscular disorder caused by poisoning which appears to produce grinning. Perhaps here we can locate a dark, unstable idea of serenity. ►more
POST-PUNK CULTURE but also pop culture, a constructive and active rebellion against the contemporary art system, a small workshop in the center of Carrara where works are created with the most varied expressive techniques (sculpture, painting, screen printing, installations): these are the elements that make the chrome steel front Live (F.A.C.), An artistic group born in 2015 in the city of marbles, founded by the Germans Stefanie Krome and Dominik Stahlberg, to which the Chinese Erika Gao has recently added. ►more
mindshots: X-ING COOL + COUNTER STRIKE + EGO SHOOTER + MESS TAX + WORSENED REFORMS + PICTURE HUNTER + FOOD LINE + PEACE KEEPER + OPINION LETTERS + DEEP IMPACT + MORNING HUDDLE + ATTACK HORROR + ANTI ERROR + NANNY STATE ►more
FRONTSHOTS: Different views from different positions at the NO!art front.
FEEDBACK: ►I do'nt see a system +++ Organic Music Society
NO crackpots war +++ Parinfoapluie +++ Songs for Peace
Castle in the air +++ Friends need +++ Colonial Impositions
BORIS LURIE ART FOUNDATION
moved to No Man's Land,
26 miles away from Manhattan
BLAF now at SRI Fine Art Services, Clifton/NJ | Frontside view
BLAF now at SRI Fine Art Services, Clifton/NJ | Inside view
The Boris Lurie Art Foundation is excited to unveil its state-of-the-art 4,000 square foot space in Clifton, NJ. Award winning architect Julian von der Schulenburg has created a versatile space inspired by the industrial shell of the warehouse-like building. Incorporated into the design is a gallery space where the Foundation can host curators to view the over 3,000 works in its collection. In addition to the viewing area, ample space is provided for open art storage, restoration facilities, an archive room, and a research library.
COMMENT: BLAF does not manage artist grants, instead they support with Boris' millions "poor" museums and galleries, and hides Boris Lurie's art on the outskirts of New York in warehouses that nobody will visit for studies. BLAF is not interested in spreading out Boris Lurie's ideas. Instead, BLAF restricts itself to Boris' early works and keeps historians constantly on the Holocaust track. BLAF totally negates Boris' former friends and supporters. BLAF adorns itself with ignorant professors, art historians and journalists. A "wonderful" example for the mendacious manipulations in the art scene.
QUESTIONS TO THE BORIS LURIE ART FOUNDATION:
Boris Lurie's home at 66. Street, Uptown Manhattan [Detail 2001]
Archives in the cellar at 77. Street Uptown NYC [detail]
■ Which expert was responsible for archiving?
■ Who registered all this?
■ Who's been "cleaning" all this up?
■ Who decided what to throw away?
■ Where are the autographs of Boris and others?
■ Where is the guestbook of the March-Galerie?
■ Motto: Is this art or can it be removed?
■ Why were these places not preserved for posterity as monuments?
This is quite possible with 85 million dollars at your disposal!