Leipzig’s abandoned industrial buildings, art-world heroines and fruit: our art insider’s top Leipzig art events this month
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…
“The paintings of Franziska Güttler are a rare opportunity to get released from reality and enter a world of fantastical freedom.”
“The retrospective is definitely worth experiencing. When I was there on a weekday recently, I saw people interacting. Teens were gluing together broken tea cups and saucers and excitedly stamping peace on parts of maps. Preteens were asking questions. Adults of all ages were enthralled.”
Leipzig’s MdbK continues to make bold statements, having hosted its first female-only exhibition.
Due to public demand, MdbK’s current exhibition of female digital natives has been extended for the time being. GO!