Echo: Joanna Hill – Still life with flowers

Echo: Joanna Hill – Still life with flowers

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

#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

Echo // Lluis Barba after Hieronymus Bosch

Echo // Lluis Barba after Hieronymus Bosch

July 24th, 2013 | Contemporary Art, Ikono, Spain, Videos

ikono is currently showing a film on the remarkable reworking of Hieronymus Bosch’s “The Garden of Earthly Delights” by Spanish painter Lluis Barba. The original artwork was painted in 1504 and, composed of three panels showing the Creation, the Earth and a particularly macabre Hell…. Read More

The Polo Museale Veneziano Complex in Venice

The Polo Museale Veneziano Complex in Venice

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

Video Spotlight Series 2013: winners for the Open Call for Painters

Video Spotlight Series 2013: winners for the Open Call for Painters

Here we go again! We are very excited to present you the next two winners of the Video Spotlight Series 2013. We must admit that we are really happy with the first two Open Calls made in collaboration with Artconnect Berlin, and aimed at promoting Berlin-based artists… Read More

The Spirit of Painting – Fabienne Verdier at Groeningemuseum

The Spirit of Painting – Fabienne Verdier at Groeningemuseum

June 5th, 2013 | Contemporary Art, France, Ikono, Shows, Videos

The French artist Fabienne Verdier, born in Paris in 1962, exhibits her work at the Groeningemuseum in Bruges until August 25th, 2013. In her recent paintings she pays a tribute to the Flemish Masters, drawing her monumental abstract works on masterpieces of Jan van Eyck,… Read More

Video Spotlight Series 2013: Winners of the Open Call for Photographers

Video Spotlight Series 2013: Winners of the Open Call for Photographers

May 24th, 2013 | Germany, Ikono, Photography

We must admit that we are really happy with the second Open Call of the Video Spotlight Series 2013, a project made in collaboration with Artconnect Berlin, and aimed at promoting Berlin-based artists on a local and international scale. We truly have been amazed by all the… Read More

Open Call for Installation Artists!

Open Call for Installation Artists!

May 24th, 2013 | Ikono, Installations

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

On Air: Freedom Graffiti by Tammam Azzam

On Air: Freedom Graffiti by Tammam Azzam

ikono is proud to present a work of Tammam Azzam’s latest series ‘The Syrian Museum’, in which the artist merges iconic faces of Western art with images of battlezones in Syria as part of our new series “Echo”. When Freedom Graffiti (2013) popped up on… Read More

Museums of the World – Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna

Museums of the World – Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna

May 8th, 2013 | Austria, Ikono, Museums

ikono is proud to present the Österreichische Galerie Belvedere in Vienna as part of our series Museums of the World. Notable highlights of the collection are the artists of the Viennese Modern Age – among them Gustav Klimt, whose most famous masterpieces The Kiss and… Read More