80-year-old Swiss artist Roman Signer likes shock effects. His motto is ‘Crack, boom, bang‘. An exhibition of his sculptures, installations and videos is now open in Hanover.
Sawdust bread wrapped in barbed wire or a bloody butcher's block: a simple cube of oak wood bearing the traces of WWI was the starting point for the artworks in the exhibition "1914/1918 - Not Then, Not Now, Not Ever."
A fellow artist leaned in to read more about the three rotating sculptures and caused one to topple and break. The woman behind the work said she hopes the man's insurance will cover the damages.
Anish Kapoor's "Descent into Limbo" lived up to its name when a man accidentally tumbled into the exhibit in Portugal. The man fell several feet down after mistaking the hole for a black circle painted on the ground.
Chemnitz's cultural scene is reacting to the media's spotlight on far-right groups with its own set of interventions. One exhibition features Mario Pfeifer's hard-hitting video work about a buried xenophobic attack.
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