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  • Zwischen Kunst und Skandal – Was zeigt der Streit um die Documenta?

    Doris Maull diskutiert mit Prof. Dr. Hans Dieter Huber, Kunstwissenschaftler, Catrin Lorch, Kunstkritikerin, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Prof. Dr. Meron Mendel, Leiter der Bildungsstätte Anne Frank Die diesjährige Documenta sorgt seit Wochen für Diskussionen. Das Kuratoren-Kollektiv präsentiere Politik-Aktivismus statt Kunst, so die Kritik. Außerdem steht der Antisemitismus-Vorwurf im Raum: Unter den eingeladenen Künstlern sei keine einzige israelische Position, bemängeln vor allem…

  • All venues for documenta fifteen 2022 by Hans Dieter Huber

    Hans Dieter Huber has created a public map of all venues of documenta fifteen (June 18 – September 25, 2022). The map contains all the different locations for documenta fifteen, also short descriptions of the artists and collectives presented there, as well as a link to the documenta website for further assistance. The opening hours…

  • Bis zum Überlaufen – Tropfen

    Hans Dieter Huber is interviewed about the role of drops and the method of dripping in contemporary art. It began in the 19th century with so-called “Klecksographien” by the physician and writer Justinus Kerner in 1890. Also Edvard Munch used the method of spraying thin color veils onto the background of his “Madonna” already in…

  • The Future of Presenting Art

    Hans Dieter Huber will participate in the Digital Arts Festival, Zürich 2021. On Saturday, October 30, 2021 he will be in a conversation at the DA Z CONVERSATIONS about the Future of Digital Art. Session 3: The Future of Presenting Art. With Hans Dieter Huber, Art historian, artist, university lecturer and author, input lecture; Vanessa…

  • Paul Graham, a shimmer of possibility

    Materialität, Verkörperung und Affordanz bei Paul Grahams a shimmer of possibility

    A German version of the text which was originally published in March 2021 in ART STYLE. Art & Culture International Magazine, Vol. 4, Issue 7, March 2021 has now been published in the new journal Interspace. interdisciplinary magazine. architectural space as material and immaterial intersection, Vol. I, no.1, July 2021 by Hermann Engel, Münster. Download…

  • Radical self-dramatisation – The performance icon Marina Abramović

    The body became her stage. Whether she was carving a star into her belly or working her back with a whip, the Serbian performance artist is celebrated almost like a Hollywood star for her extreme explorations of body and soul. In New York’s MoMa, 700,000 people queued up to be able to look the artist…

  • Global – Local / Do The Winners Take It All ?

    Thanks to the new media, we have all long since shared a global perspective and can only escape this way of looking at things with great effort. This is evident in relation to all relevant areas of life. Against this backdrop, artists in particular are now increasingly faced with the question of how they deal…

  • Materiality, Embodiment and Affordance

    A new publication by Hans Dieter Huber: Materiality, Embodiment and Affordance in Paul Graham’s ‚a shimmer of possibility‘. In: ART STYLE. Art & Culture International Magazine, Vol. 4, Issue 7, March 2021 (Special Issue on the Material Image. Affordances as a New Approach to Visual Culture Studies), p. 135-157 In the text, the question of…

  • Bad Beuys, Good Beuys

    Bad Beuys, Good Beuys. SWR 2, Journal am Mittag.Das Magazin für Kultur und Gesellschaft. 23.6.2021. Doris Maull spricht mit Prof. Dr. Hans Dieter Huber über die  nationalsozialistische Vergangenheit und den antidemokratischen Rechtskonservatismus von Joseph Beuys.  https://www.swr.de/swr2/leben-und-gesellschaft/kuenstler-schamane-revolutionaer-wer-war-joseph-beuys-swr2-forum-2021-03-26-100.html  (Bitte auf der Seite ganz nach unten scrollen)

  • Filz, Fett und Volkstümelei – Was bleibt von Beuys?

    Filz, Fett und Volkstümelei – Was bleibt von Beuys?  hr2 Der Tag, 12.Mai 2021, 18.05h -19.00h. Zu Lebzeiten hat Joseph Beuys die künstlerischen Diskussionen bestimmt. “Jeder Mensch ist ein Künstler” wurde zu seinem wichtigsten Zitat. Kunst für alle und von allen, Kunst aus einer freien, demokratischen Gesellschaft heraus, das war der Ansporn für sein Schaffen. Zu seinem…