22. 06. until 30.07.2017
The spaces in Martin Kasper’s paintings captivate the viewer with their sensitively painted interiors, detailed depiction as well as with the specificity of their interior design. Spatial perspectives, high ceilings, glass fronts and disturbing geometric relationships become comprehensable as a paradigma of homelessness of places, which manifests itself in the abandonment of Kasper’s „non-places“. References relating to architectural styles of the nearer past serve as a leitmotiv throughout the space fantasies of this internationally acclaimed artist. One thing is clear from the beginning: Kasper’s architectures are not simple copies of reality but elaborated compositions of perspectivealignments, angles, curves, proportions and light effects. But theysimultaneously bear the possibility of deconstruction within themselves. In hislatest compositions Kasper experiments with the destabilisation of these spatialstructures, what implicates an enormous gain of complexity. The consequent use of central perspective is a conscious decision for the illusionary space inorder to involve the viewer into the picture. Martin Kasper’s paintings provethat not only humans but also spaces possess their own physiognomy.Martin Kasper, born 1962 in Germany, studies at Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Karlsruhe (GER), 1990/91 scholarship Academy Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart (GER), scholarship in Montreal, CA, from IAAB, Bale, scholarship Cité des Arts, Paris (F), since 2011 guest lecturer at HEAR, Strasbourg (F)
soloexhibitions in Museum Künstlerkolonie, Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt (GER), Städtisches Museum Engen (GER) and Museum Artplus Donaueschingen (GER) Group exhibitions in Kunsthalle Basel (CH), Museum Franz Gertsch (CH), Musée d’art Moderne et Contemporain de Strasbourg (F), Biennale 2009, Peking (RC), Centre d’Art Contemporain Meymac (F) Martin Kasper`s art works are in MAMCS (Musée d‘Art moderne et contemporain de Strasbourg), Städtische Kunstsammlung Darmstadt (GER), Collection Biedermann, Donaueschingen (GER), Collection Novartis, Bale (CH), Collection Roche, Bale (CH), Collection Droege, Düsseldorf (GER), Collection Staedtische Galerie Villingen-Schwenningen (GER), Collection Bernard Massini, Nice (F), Collection Colas, Paris (F)
Natalya Lyakh at Russian Museum
Pierre-Christian Brochetо about one of his favorite contemporary artists, Valery Chtak
Государственная Третьяковская галерея представляет выставку передаваемых в дар музею произведений из коллекции Марата Гельмана.
“Art Paragraph”. Репортаж из художественной мастерской, а также офиса Артики
Reto Emch “Installtaion Jurassic Town”
“The center of everything”. A family of bright representetives of the contemporary art Gosha Ostretsov and Liudmila Konstantionova recently acquired a new art studio and turned it into a Power Place. Kommersant says.
(Russian) “Художник должен быть модным”
Martin Kasper.Architecture and Transgression
“I’ve been abducted hundreds of times” Gosha Ostretsov on the 57th Venice Biennale
Gosha Ostretsov, Irins Korina and Natalya Lyakh on the 57th Venice Biennale:
The Art Newspaper Russia about “Hypothetical dance” exhibition by George Litichevsky
Un cri, un coup de poing, droit dans les yeux, Vglaz !
The mental abduction of the artist
Liudmila Konstantinova’s personal exhibition NO AMBITIONS will be held in ERARTA Museum of contemporary art
Liudmila Konstantinova Hello Reality in MMOMA
The artist George Ostretsov: “I’ve been abducted for 100 times!”
“Intertext” group exhibition in museum of contemporary art Erarta
Kandinsky prize of 2015 is awarded to Olga Kroytor in the nomination Young Artist
(Russian) Вечерний Петербург “Голова моя машет ушами”
Interview in our KOP Studio. Paint me Tender
Last week swiss Artist Reto E.M.C.H. visited Artika.
“Educational film”: Bright colors of “rust belt” of Moscow by “Moscow 24” channel
«Maximum approximation»: Gosha Ostretsov for “Moscow 24” TV channel
Irina Korina is nominated to Innovation-2014
Dmitry Bulnygin’s exhibition “Nothing isperfect” in MAMM. Retrospective of video and photo works.
About the place and importance of emergency Art George Osrtetsov tells on the tv channel “Culture”
“Artika” goes japanese
PG group continues to stir the audience in London, in the Saatchi Gallery this time
PG group took a part in Passion For Freedom competition
New concept-car model on russian automobile market by George Ostretsov
Harper’s Bazaar Art 2013. Article about COP Studio
Artika Collection. Art Moscow 2013
KOP Studio. Winter shows
The Telegraph about Saatchi show
Gaiety is the Most Outstanding Feature of the Soviet Union
Art Newspaper Russia
Vglaz for Fraufluger
KOP Studio. Autumn exhibition schedule