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WWI: France and Germany using art as weapon of peace – not war

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WWI: France and Germany using art as weapon of peace – not war The NZZ-Neue Züricher Zeitung published November 13, 2017 an article written by Robin Schwarzenbach: ‘Deutsche Kultur als Waffe’ [German Culture Used as Weapon]. The article describes how during World War I newspapers, cinema and theater programs, and art-exhibitions in Switzerland were used by France and by Germany for propaganda, as an extended battle field, facilitated by Switzerland’s different region’s languages. Following the […]

artist-info.com – Online Reference and Index for artists, exhibition venues, and curators built on exhibition information of many decades

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Exhibition information as reference

artist-info.com – Online Reference and Index for artists, exhibition venues, and curators built on exhibition information of many decades To be part of the top 100 artists or exhibition venues is nice because everybody knows them. But what about all others: Not only of the past few years, as well as for the past 120 years? How to find them, and additional information on them? Exhibition Information: Reference and Index   Exhibitions and their published details […]

Dreier Bequest Artist Update – G.M. (Georg Meyer?) is Gerd Meyer

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G.M. - Gerd Meyer

Dreier Bequest Artist Update – G.M. (Georg Meyer?) is Gerd Meyer Gerd Meyer, signing with G M (1894 Oldenburg – Delmenhorst 1987) Also known as: Georg Bernhard Meyer; Gerd Meyer-Helldiek; Gert Meier; Gert Meyer   The catalog raisonné of the Dreier Bequest at Yale University mentions an exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston [YSA 51], 06.09.–02.10.1949, showing among the 50 artists as well the work of G.M. (Georg Meyer?). See exhibitions list below.   The […]

Easy access to additional resources with our Wikipedia and WorldCat-Identity link

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Wikipedia and WorldCat-Identity link

Easy access to additional resources with our Wikipedia and WorldCat-Identity link artist-info.com as a reference for artists, exhibition venues, curators and their exhibitions The artist-info exhibition-history page for artists, for galleries, museums, non-profit and collector’s venues is a unique possibility to document exhibition information. Complete information on group-exhibitions and cross-linking the exhibition details revalues the important function exhibitions always had and will have, as the most influential place to present artwork to the public. The […]

Erste Russische Kunstausstellung Berlin 1922 – The Artists

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Erste Russische Kunstausstellung Berlin 1922 – The Artists

Erste Russische Kunstausstellung Berlin 1922 – The Artists    Like in the Mythologies quotidiennes exhibition catalog (Paris, 1964) –  see our blog post – the Erste Russische Kunstausstellung Berlin 1922 exhibition catalog states only the artist’s last name.    Who is IDELSON, JOGANSON, LEDANTIU, MECHMETZKI, or TERSA? Whereas everybody would know who CHAGALL, KANDINSKI, LISSITZKY, or MALEWITSCH is.    Our survey seeks the answer to this question in identifying and allocating the artists through their many exhibitions from 1900 […]

Documenting Your Exhibition History

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Revalue your precious exhibition history

Documenting Your Exhibition History Escape the haystack of search engine results Each exhibition venue has an individual profile which is important for its legacy as well as for its future. As a matter of fact much of your profile and mission is based on your exhibition history which makes it an important source for the public. Documenting your exhibition history with artist-info.com supports both sides: Your individual profile as a gallery, museum, non-profit venue or […]

Carmen Gracia – ‘Mythologies quotidiennes’, 1964

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'Mythologies quotidiennes', 1964

Carmen Gracia – ‘Mythologies quotidiennes’, 1964 Two additional important facts ‘Figuration Narrative, Paris 1960–1972’ retrospective in 2008    From April to July 2008 the RNM – Réunion des musées nationaux and the Centre Pompidou organized the exhibition ‘Figuration Narrative, Paris 1960–1972’ at the Grand Palais, with Jean-Paul Ameline and Bénédicte Ajac as curator. ‘Mythologies quotidiennes’, 1964 The Press Release for the retrospective in 2008 states: “The ‘Figuration Narrative’ wasn’t proclaimed as a movement as such. It […]

artist-info insight – Review 2015

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artist-info Review 2015

artist-info.com review 2015 New services, more valuable Analytics and Insight artist-info.com is a documentary source for solo- and group-exhibitions of contemporary art since 1929. Cross-linking the exhibition history of more than 149.260 artists, 5.940 curators and 11.500 exhibition venues with more than 496.600 exhibitions provides new insight for evaluation and analytics like exhibition statistics and visualizing art networks. Exhibitions since 1929 Many researched solo- and group-exhibitions were added to artist-info database, especially from earlier decades […]

Thomas Walther Collection Artists Today

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Visualizing the Thomas Walther Collection

147 artists of the Thomas Walther Collection. Our networkgraph shows how the artists are connected through exhibitions.  Click here to open a browser window with the Thomas Walther Collection Artist network visualization. The Thomas Walther Collection Artists Today Visualizing the participation in exhibitions since 1930 of the Thomas Walther Collection artists   The photographic works of the 147 artists reunited in the MoMA exhibition in December 2014 were shown in many exhibitions of galleries, museums, and […]

Are Auctions a good place to buy Contemporary Art?

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artprice Top 500 Statistics

Analysis A – artprice auction report  VERSUS   artist-info Exhibition Statistics RankingDetails of Analysis A below Are Auctions a good place to buy Contemporary Art? Top 500 artist auction results analysis artprice.com, the auction result and sales index specialist, did publish in October 2015 its ‘Contemporary Art Market Report 2015’ together with a Top 500 artist auction results analysis. The report gives some interesting insight into the situation of contemporary art sold at auctions worldwide. Contemporary means: […]