Artists

a&o Kunsthalle: one year later

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Hidden behind the back of the a&o hostel building close to the central station, you'll find the a&o Kunsthalle. One year after opening, Tanja Heuchele and Julien Rathje share some insights into the beginning, the space's current structure, and their future ambitions.

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Lebanon to Leipzig: a friendship told through art

"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

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 unknown…

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Franziska Güttler: eternal hope at MdbK

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"The paintings of Franziska Güttler are a rare opportunity to get released from reality and enter a world of fantastical freedom."

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Rembrandt: sun in the firmament of art

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In 2019, the Netherlands honors its national treasure Rembrandt, 350 years after his death. What makes his art so great?

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Loving Vincent: lush paint & proud parents

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Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman glow as they talk about their love child, Loving Vincent.

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