Artists

Ukraine: solidarity through the arts

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On Thursday I was really busy, as usual. I knew A Concert for the Whole World would be broadcast live from Ukraine at 5 PM. On top of that, I knew I could watch it later. I debated. This could be heavy. Musicians of the Chernivtsi Regional Philharmonic were playing a concert from a bomb

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Ana Castillo: Seeing electric optimism in colour

Art insider and LeipGlo correspondent Maeshelle West-Davies takes us through the newest exhibition of Ana Castillo "Scroll" at the sheBAM! space in Spinnerei. Take a look at some exclusive photos of Castillo's creations.

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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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