LOKALBAHNHOF FELDHAUS Publishing

Gr. Lokalbahnhof

Helke Bayrle
Thomas Bayrle
Ernst Caramelle
Deren
Gerald Domenig
Christian Hanussek
Steffi Hartel
Udo Koch
Nicole van den Plas
Monika Schwitte
Manfred Stumpf

Softcover
Texts Rudolf Schmitz, Anna Lattmann, Gerald Domenig, Christian Hanussek, Nicole van den Plas
Design Harald Pridgar
Language German/English
Details 24 x 19,6 cm, 215 pages
ISBN 978-3-9820172-3-5
FELD+HAUS Publishing

EUR 34,00 (incl. VAT)

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In den späten 1970er und 80er Jahren ist Frankfurt noch nicht gerade eine Kunststadt, die Städelschule weit entfernt vom internationalen Renommee, das sie heute geniesst, die Museumslandschaft um die wichtigen Institutionen für zeitgenössische Kunst, die den Standort heute bereichern, verlegen. Da treffen sich die Künstler in der eigenen Küche oder an öffentlichen Orten wie dem Copyshop, um sich bei ihren jeweiligen Projekten zu assistieren. Freundschaften entstehen, Verbundenheit wächst, intellektueller aber auch persönlicher Austausch führt zu etwas, das wir heute eine Bewegung nennen könnten, mindestens aber einen Geist, der mitgestaltet hat, wofür die Frankfurter Kunstszene heute steht und welche Beschäftigungsfelder in der Kunst heute für die Zeit bezeichnend geworden sind.

In the late seventies and eighties Frankfurt wasn’t exactly an art city. The Städelschule was far from having the international renown it enjoys today, and the museum landscape lacked the important institutions for contemporary art that later came to enrich the city. Artists met in their own kitchens or in public spaces like copy shops to help each other with projects. Friendships were formed, bonds deepened, intellectual and personal exchange led to something that we might nowadays call a movement, and certainly to a spirit that helped shape what the Frankfurt art scene stands for and which areas of artistic interest have now come to be seen as characteristic of that time.

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Greg Haberny, End Of The Road

Softcover
Texts Greg Haberny, Anna Lattmann
Design Hendrik Möhler
Language German/English
Details 24 x 17 cm, 120 pages
Publication Date 2019
ISBN 978-3-9820172-2-8
FELD+HAUS Publishing

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At the latest when the spectator of Greg Haberny’s space-filling solo-show “End Of The Road” puts on the obligatory shoe covers, he realizes that he moved into a different sphere. Into a scenario, which is apocalypse and promise at the same time. Into an artist’s fantasy, which is the end and the beginning of a long journey and thereby deeply rooted in the self-conception of modernism; being radical and integrative at once. In one of his interviews with Calvin Tomkins, Marcel Duchamp put it in a nutshell when speaking of what modern art truly does. Namely to include the spectator, even more to acknowledge him as the one who is responsible that art becomes art through experiencing and discussing:

“The creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act.” GH

Anna Feldhaus Dali Halsman

Anna Feldhaus
Salvador Dali & Philippe Halsman

Hardcover
Texts Anna Feldhaus
Design Kehrer Design Heidelberg
Language German
Details 24 x 20 cm, 232 pages
Publication Date 2015
ISBN 978-3-86828-645-8
Kehrer Verlag

EUR 48,00 (incl. VAT)

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Salvador Dalí is seemingly roped down from a helicopter on his world-renowned mustache, chasing weightless through the air with cats or making it rain popcorn and baguettes. Shots like these of the century’s foremost artist can be the product of only one man: Philippe Halsman (1906 – 1979). He was one of the most successful portrait photographers of his time. His photographs of the likes of Marilyn Monroe, Albert Einstein, and John F. Kennedy became icons, and he supplied hundreds of covers for the big illustrated magazines. Little known is the extent of his astonishingly equal collaboration with Dalí, whom he met in New York in 1941. Over three decades there arose a chiefly photographic oeuvre which, in many respects, was ahead of its time. Thanks to access to Halsman’s private archive Anna Feldhaus has accomplished a true new discovery. No other photographer reflected Dalí’s playful recklessness as well as he did. No other created a more fitting overall portrait of this Master of Masks than did Philippe Halsman photographic oeuvre which, in many respects, was ahead of its time.

At the latest when the spectator of Greg Haberny’s space-filling solo-show “End Of The Road” puts on the obligatory shoe covers, he realizes that he moved into a different sphere. Into a scenario, which is apocalypse and promise at the same time. Into an artist’s fantasy, which is the end and the beginning of a long journey and thereby deeply rooted in the self-conception of modernism; being radical and integrative at once. In one of his interviews with Calvin Tomkins, Marcel Duchamp put it in a nutshell when speaking of what modern art truly does. Namely to include the spectator, even more to acknowledge him as the one who is responsible that art becomes art through experiencing and discussing:

“The creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act.” GH