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TAGGED: ► Estera Milman died +++ Frontshots +++ Feedback +++ mindshots +++ New Boris Lurie Art Foundation Center +++ Questions to BLAF +++ Elsa Rensaa Show +++ NO!art report +++ The Camera +++ Frank-Kirk Ehm-Marks died +++ F.A.C. statement +++ BLAF grant: Omar Misman = Boris Lurie Fellow +++ Pike catching +++ Award
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.
BLAF GIVES THE FIRST GRANT
TO A WEALTHY RECOGNIZED ARTIST
OMAR MISMAR | 2022—2024 Boris Lurie Fellow
Omar Mismar has been an artist in residence at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, the Whitney Independent Study Program, SOMA, and Art Omi. He participated in exhibitions at the San José Museum of Art, Tabakalera, MoMA, Home Works 8, VideoBrasil, Oakland Museum, Leslie Lohman Museum, Hamburg. ►more
Here is the original idea for the grant: The Foundation is ready to receive Applications for Patronship Grants in amounts of up to $25,000 to unrecognized, innovative artists in all media, including visual artists, sculptors, poets, musicians and others whose work broadly embraces the spirit of the NO!ART movement represented by the life and work of the Founder Boris Lurie. ►more
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.” ►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:
►Elsa Rensaa, 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
EIGHT ACKER AWARD presented
by ►Clayton Patterson
THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY | New York
Sunday December 11, 2022. | Starts at 7PM.
The NY Acker Awards, an annual program created to recognize avant garde excellence in our metropolitan area, celebrates its eighth year with a raft of new recipients who have added to the richness of the community with their dedication to cutting-edge cultural and social contribution. At the same time, we mourn the passing of irreplaceable individuals who have exerted a profound influence on our world. We have been honored to have as masters of ceremonies such contemporary luminaries as poet Bob Holman, performance artist Kembra Pfahler and singer/songwriter/playwright Phoebe Legere, who returns this year as my co-host.►more
PIKE CATCHING for FRANK | Sacrifices: Mattgrau + Blum + Hass + LST | Kreuzberg, the world in the abysses of Oranienstrasse has described and painted the neighborhood poet Frank-Kirk Ehm-Marks (1961-2022), endart.Goldener Hahn,NO! art, Red Rose, Mongo-Bar, docking points next to the dealer on Kotti. Many like him now history. Heroin was his antiserum against the crappiness of things, unfortunately with side effects and self-extinguisher. The happiness on the Hollywood swing ended in a monotonous life in unadorned space. On Tuesday, Dec. 13, 8 p.m., he will be remembered. Kreuzberg Punch and Judy show. At Goldener Hahn, Oranienstraße 14a, with Harry Hass, matt grau, Lars, Herr Blum, text flex. ►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 ►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 +++ Kill Cloud
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
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!