On this day in
1865 composer Jean Sibelius was born in Tavastehus Finland
1922 Lucian Freud Berlin German artist was born
The DAZ in Berlin is dedicated to the promotion of architecture and building culture. The centre is commited to the introduction and discussion of current positions in architecture. The DAZ program consists of two main components: the DAZ_AGENDA and the DAZ_FORUM.
Homie, a public project apartment space in Berlin. Homie is a small room in its owners apartment which showcases the work of one artist per month.
The Kölnischer Kunstverein (Art Association of Cologne) was founded in 1839. As one of the oldest art associations in Germany and with 2000 members it is one of the most renowned exhibition institutions, and its activities are highly regarded not only in Cologne and the surrounding region, but also internationally. The main focus of the Kölnischer Kunstverein is to enable exhibitions that are determined by artistic demands and which intensify the confrontation with international art of today.
Skulpturenpark Köln, situated between the Zoo and the Rhine represents the cultural highlight
of the city’s north. Surrounded by busy multi-lane streets this wonderfully green park provides
an oasis of tranquility – and art. For in 1997 the personal commitment of the collectors Dr Michael
and Dr Eleonore Stoffel lead to the realization of this very special park. In midst of old trees 36 works
by 34 international artists display the variety and excellence of contemporary sculptures which form
the current exhibition KölnSkulptur 4 which draws many people now, not exclusively art lovers
(April 2007 - April 2008), curated by Dr Renate Goldmann