This week on the blog we listened Florencia en el Amazonas at the LA Opera; we passed by Dependance to see the new show of Micheala Eichwald; we went to the West Hollywood Public Library to listened a talk on the exhibition trans.ient; we talked about the new trilogy of short films by Yuri Ancarani; and we had a look on Allen Ruppersberg’show at Greene Naftali.
In August, we posted some pictures from Michaela Eichwald’s last exhibition at Palais de Tokyo in Paris. It was the first time that I saw her work, and I must say I was really impressed. New paintings by Eichwald are are currently on view at Dependance Gallery in Brussels until mid-December. The show is titled Ziele im Leben, and I highly recommend it. Here are some pictures!
From Roberta Smith’s review in The New York Times:
Michaela Eichwald, who is German and in her mid-40s, is one of the most interesting artists around. She paints effortlessly in ways at once nasty and nice, fluid and crusty, weird and astute. Sometimes spare, sometimes dense, her abstract paintings have an evident body language that reflects frequent use of her fingers, hands and feet as tools. This insinuates the currently fashionable association with performance, but also creates an elemental sense of the painter moving across the surface.
Michael Eichwald was born in Cologne, and still lives and works there.
Ziele im Leben will be on view at Dependance, Brussels until December 19.
This week on the blog we saw one of the largest flowers in the world bloom at the Huntington Library & Gardens in Pasadena – Titan Arum a.k.a “The Corpse Flower.” We visited Le Louvre in Paris and took a look at the new installation in the Department of Decorative Art from Louis XIV to Louis XVI where we saw a beautiful gold coffee grinder. The British prog rock band Yes played at the Greek Theater in L.A. We marveled at the architecture of The Church of Notre-Dame du Raincy. We attended a screening of the must-see documentary for every Angelino – Los Angeles Plays Itself. We announced Michaela Eichwald’s exhibition of paintings and sculpture at Palais de Tokyo in Paris, Jana Euler at Kunsthalle Zürich, and Matias Faldbakken at Standard (Oslo). And, one of our favorite bookshops in Los Angeles – Family – reopened this past week with the launch of Sean Wilsey’s new book ‘More Curious.’
March 14 – April 12, 2014
ARTISTS: Richard Aldrich, Marie Angeletti, Thomas Bayrle, Will Benedict, Merlin Carpenter, Michaela Eichwald, Jana Euler, Christian Flamm, Olivier Foulon, Manuel Gnam, Thilo Heinzmann, Karl Holmqvist, Tom Humphreys, Sergej Jensen, Dorota Jurczak, Michael Krebber, Martin Laborde, Linder, Michaela Meise, Oscar Murillo, Shelly Nadashi, Henrik Olesen, Benjamin Saurer, Nora Schultz, Hanna Schwarz, Lucie Stahl, Josef Strau, Simon Thompson, Harald Thys & Jos de Gruyter, Oscar Tuazon, Peter Wächtler, and Haegue Yang.