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Jugendstil in Wiesbaden: a stunning collection

in Arts/Places to see/What's on
Villa Mƶbius, an example of Jugendstil architecture
Villa Mƶbius, Leipzig. By H.-P.Haack - Own work, CC BY 3.0, Link

The Museum Wiesbaden displays a stunning new collection of Jugendstil (Art Nouveau) pieces that will please art enthusiasts and casual appreciators alike.

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Lebanon to Leipzig: a friendship told through art

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Lebanon in Leipzig: Artist Mahmoud Dabdoub and doctor Marwan Nuwayhid in 2019
Artist Mahmoud Dabdoub and doctor Marwan Nuwayhid in 2019. Photo by Clementine Butler-Gallie

“Mahmoud and I are opposites; he is an artist, I am a doctor, he is a Muslim, I am an atheist, he is a refugee, I am not. We are friends beyond our categories, because of something much deeper.”

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Isabelle Dutoit: reenchantment with natural world

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Isabelle Dutoit Sieben Tiger, 2018, oil on canvas, 190 x 240 cm

Combining a delicate precision of realism with abstract colour layers, Leipzig painter Isabelle Dutoit forges fantastical realms where dreams and actuality converge. Through superimposing the real with the uncanny, Isabelle shatters the illusion of the image. The familiar regresses into the unknownā€¦

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G2: Edgar Leciejewski and Oskar Rink

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Maeshelle West-Davies gives us a glimpse into the order, de- and reconstruction, of two respective artistic styles (and studios). And adds coordinates for the next exhibit: IM OSTEN NICHTS NEUES. @G2 Kunsthalle

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Virtual normality. NetzkĆ¼nstlerinnen 2.0

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We become the voyeurs as Signe Pierce sits in her bedroom installation checking her messages. Is this art imitating life or life imitating art? Virtual normality women artist exhibiton at MdBK, photo: maeshelle west-davies

Due to public demand, MdbK’s current exhibition of female digital natives has been extended for the time being. GO!

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War in Ukraine: a tattoo on my ventricle

in Poetry/Politics
Cover shot: Olena Zadorozhna. (Photo courtesy of O. Zadorozhna)
Cover shot: Olena Zadorozhna. (Photo courtesy of O. Zadorozhna)

“I wanted to change the political situation with the infinitesimal fraction of my own participation, so I joined the Ukrainian volunteer movement. At the front line, I found friends and kindred spirits. My feelings for them poured into poetry.”

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