4. January 2020

Body Performance - Ausstellung der Helmut Newton Stiftung - Teil 2

Viviane Sassen begeistert seit Jahren die Modefotowelt. Auch sie arbeitet in erster Linie mit dem menschlichen Körper, etwa indem...


31. December 2019

Body Performance - Ausstellung der Helmut Newton Stiftung - Teil 1

Performance ist eine eigenständige Kunstform, und die Fotografie ist ihr ständiger Begleiter. In dieser Gruppenausstellung werden...


Top-News  |  26. September 2019

Banksy in a New Hanging

Banksy, Love is in the Bin, 2018, Sprayfarbe und Acryl auf Leinwand, 142 x 78 x 18cm, Privatsammlung, Foto: Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, © Banksy

Banksy in a New Hanging


Banksy’s works »Love is in the Bin« has left the former scandalous artist Monet and can now be viewed in a new hanging in the collection at the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Germany.

The works »Love is in the Bin«, exhibited since March of 2019, has been subject to answering questions fundamental to the collection, such as “What turns a drawing into a scandal?” or “How does an artist become a brand?”, in the form of different hanging styles.

Banksy’s shredded drawing now leaves the context of impressionists behind and will be presented next to an artist who had caused outrage through the act of destruction long before the British street art artist. His artwork from the 1960s shakes the founding manifestos of painting with just a cut running across the canvas in a vertical line. It is an entirely new method of creating three-dimensionality in more than just illusory painting techniques.  

In this new context, the question is raised if destruction can be art. After the shredding of his “Girl with Balloon”, Banksy claimed that his intention had been to completely destroy the canvas - is this credible? Wouldn’t especially the relic of destruction be seen as the artistic works?

Join the discussion on #visitbanksy.


Translation by Julia Holsten

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