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David Lynch Documentary on surrealist cinema from 1987

David Lynch Documentary on surrealist cinema from 1987

Posted October 14th, 2013

Documentaries, Featured, Film, Surrealism, Videos

Filmmaker David Lynch talks about the history of surrealist films and shares some interesting information on how he was influenced by the likes of Man Ray himself. The films discussed include The Girl With The Prefabricated Heart (1947) by Fernand Léger and Blood Of A… Read More

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Type:Rider – History of typography as game and installation

Type:Rider – History of typography as game and installation

Posted October 14th, 2013

Apps, Design, Featured, Games, Installations, Typography, Videos

« Throughout the history of letters it is, ultimately, the history of Humanity that is being told » Jérome Peignot Type: Rider narrates the history of typography in an adventure and puzzle game. Download the entire game on the AppStore and Google Play! Type: Rider… Read More

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Artist of the Month: Gwen MacGregor

Artist of the Month: Gwen MacGregor

Posted October 10th, 2013

Canada, Contemporary Art, Featured, ikono

This month Ikono is proud to present Gwen MacGregor as artist of the month. Her visual inquiry of time and the ambivalent relationship between nature and technology are translated into video works that are haunting, mesmerizing and with a hint of irony, creating unexpected visual… Read More

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On Air Festival Focus – Round One

On Air Festival Focus – Round One

Posted October 7th, 2013

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We would like to thank everyone who helped make the first edition of the ikono On Air Festival such a great success: all the artists, curators and art institutions who cooperated with us, our broadcasting partners in Berlin and abroad, and our wonderful audience who… Read More

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ANSELM KIEFER – OPERATION SEA LION

ANSELM KIEFER – OPERATION SEA LION

Posted October 7th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Documentaries, Featured, Germany, Videos

In a rare interview and film, reclusive German artist Anselm Kiefer talks about the subject of his work – Germany’s Past – and through Wagnerian legend, historical conjecture and modern urban folk tales, he offers his personal view of Germany today against the background of… Read More

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Online Art Trade Report 2013

Online Art Trade Report 2013

Posted October 2nd, 2013

Art Market, Featured, News

New research released today by Hiscox has revealed the growing trend for buying art online – with 71% of art collectors surveyed having bought artwork without seeing it in person first but based only on a JPEG image, and a quarter of established collectors1 spending… Read More

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Echo: Joanna Hill – Still life with flowers

Echo: Joanna Hill – Still life with flowers

Posted July 30th, 2013

Featured, ikono, Paintings, Videos

“I primarily work in moving image, but often what I convey, the experience, is one of stillness,” says artist Joanna Hill about her videowork made for Old Masters reinterpreted at Rollo Contemporary Art, London. “In my videoworks it is my intention to to slow or… Read More

Video Spotlight Series 2013

#5 Open Call for Drawings!

#5 Open Call for Drawings!

DEADLINE: 9 September 2013 To promote the visibility of the arts on a local and international scale, ikono invites Berlin based artists to take part in a year-long series of open calls held in collaboration with Artconnect Berlin. Throughout 2013, ikono and Artconnect Berlin will encourage… Read More

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The Polo Museale Veneziano Complex in Venice

The Polo Museale Veneziano Complex in Venice

Posted July 23rd, 2013

Documentaries, Featured, ikono, Italy, Museums, Videos

This month ikono focuses on four of the most charming Venetian Museums: the National Archaeological Museum, the Accademia Galleries, the Oriental Art Museum and the Ca’ d’Oro Gallery. Together with the Palazzo Grimani Gallery, the four museums belong to the Polo Museale Veneziano, an organic… Read More