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Expressionism — 

7 Pictures you Need to see

June 4, 2017

When and where did Expressionism start?

The classic phase of the Expressionist movement lasted from approximately 1905 to 1920.

The roots of Expressionism can be traced back to certain Post-Impressionist artists such as Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890) and Edvard Munch (1863–1944). Read more...

What does “genre” in Art mean? 

Things you never dared to ask a gallerist

June 5, 2017

The term genre has two meanings: On the one hand, it means the type or category of a painting; on the other hand, it denotes the content or topic of a particular picture.

It all goes back to the 17th century. So let us start there: Read more...

Interested in Classical Gangster Movies? 

Discover the Art of Printmaking

April 21, 2017

They all come to life again: “A Bronx Tale”, “Goodfellas”, “Key Largo”, “Dark Passage”, “Chinatown”, “Tiger”, “Ghost Dog”, “Casino”, and “Odd Man Out”. Julius Klemm is a huge fan of classical gangster films.

Julius’ passion is it to bring attention to old films and old techniques of printmaking again. Read more...

What Andrew Carnegie has to do with Art - 

5 Established Art Shows you Need to Know

June 4, 2017

Biennials, triennials, quadrennials, and even quinquennials — what is it all about? They are all international showcases for contemporary art. The most popular ones take place every two years and are called “Biennials” (American spelling) or “Biennales” (European spelling). Meanwhile, there are over 100 biennials all over the world. Read more...

Modern Art - All you Need to Know

May 9, 2017

When did Modern Art start?

In the history of art, the term ‘modern art’ denotes the style and ideology of art, roughly from the 1860s through the 1970s.

Why did it start?

During the industrial revolution in the 1830s, photography was invented. Artists did no longer... Read more...

All you Need to Know about Art Show documenta

June 4, 2017

documenta is an exhibition of contemporary art which takes place every five years in the city of Kassel, Germany. It was founded by artist, teacher and curator Arnold Bode (1900–1977) in 1955 as part of the Bundesgartenschau (Federal Horticultural Show). Read more...

Have you ever been to an Annual Show at an Art Academy? 

5 new Works of Photography 

July 5, 2017

Almost all art academies and universities provide an exciting opportunity for their students to showcase their final project of the year when they are turned into a big gallery space. Read more...

MEET THE ARTIST: Carolin Israel

June 26, 2017

I met Carolin Israel the first time at the show of graduate students at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf in 2016. She had only very few pictures displayed, however, I was immediately fascinated by her distinctive style. Discover her art, enjoy her pictures, and read my interview with her in which she explains all you need to know about her art. Read more...

New art you Never get Tired of - 

Carolin Israel Exhibits 11 Paintings 

at RPR ART

August 17, 2017

Young artist Carolin Israel, a former student of Katharina Grosse, shows 11 of her latest paintings online at RPR ART until September 17, 2017. This is the first exhibition by the recently founded art advisory business that dedicates exhibition space to selected talented artists from Düsseldorf Kunstakademie. Read more...

RPR ART Wilhelm Beermann

MEET THE ARTIST: Introducing Wihelm Beermann - a Young Talent from Düsseldorf Academy

November 3, 2017

Wilhelm Beermann was born in Herten, Germany, in 1985. While he was drawing intensively during childhood already, he started a career in the fashion industry after his final exams at school. One of his clients, however, an artist himself, draw his attention to art. Read more...

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