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a&o Kunsthalle: one year later

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Exhibition "We All Should Be Lichens", A&O Kunsthalle
Exhibition "We All Should Be Lichens," Nov 2019. Photo by Gustav Franz

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

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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 unknown…

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Franziska Güttler: eternal hope at MdbK

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Franziska Güttler in the Exhibition ‘Voix’ at MdbK Leipzig. Photo Credit: Jirka Pfahl 2019
Franziska Güttler in the VOIX exhibit at MdbK Leipzig. (Photo: Jirka Pfahl, 2019)

“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

in Arts/History

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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Loving Vincent
screen shot Loving Vincent: Vincent van Gogh (Robert Gulaczyk) (© 2017 Loving Vincent Sp.z.o.o. & Loving Vincent Ltd.) provided by Weltkino

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

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