The Albertina will devote an exhibition to the first retrospective in Austria of Max Ernst. Presenting a selection of 180 paintings, collages, and sculptures, as well as relevant examples of illustrated books and documents, the exhibition will assemble works related to all of the artist’s periods, discoveries, and techniques, thereby introducing his life and œuvre within a both biographic and historical context.
European fantastic artists will meet in the German Hop Museum, Wolnzach in a group exhibition, invited by the Media company Kastner. The exhibition is under the patronage of the Consul General of Poland in Munich.
Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat is organised around visionary painting and sculpture.This year the guest artist is Siegfried Zademack, a German fantastic painter.
With the fifth Southwest Passage, Colory Gallery presents new works and highlights from earlier creative periods from Micha Colory Krebs. Inspired by music and current affairs in 5 themed rooms, paintings and installations will be exhibited. Subtle sound compositions accentuate the different art worlds.
From Russia to Australia to London, Paris and Vienna to the West coast of the United States, twelve artists (5 women and 7 men) unite on a quest to evoke the sacred.
Surrealism Now began in 2010 with the support of the Bissaya Barreto Foundation and now to celebrate the fifty years of the Conímbriga Monographic Museum, Santiago Ribeiro has gathered together surrealists from more than 10 countries to exhibit works.
Fantastic Visions interviews Canadian Delvin Solkinson about the Galactic Trading Card Oracle Complex project he initiated. The cards are a way to make Fantastic and Visionary Art in an accessible form, so that people can purchase and have a mobile card sets or micro gallery sets, that they can carry with them or put up on their wall.
The Berlin collectors Ulla and Heiner Pietzsch have donated their collection of 150 Surrealist artworks, valued at €120m to the city of Berlin. But the bequest may end up displacing the world famous Old Masters collection in the Gemäldegalerie.
VISIONARIES presents 40 participating national and international artists whose work exemplifies the growing genre of art known as Visionary Art. Internationally renowned artist H.R. Giger is represented in the exhibition, along with other exhibiting artists of special note, Ernst Fuchs a founding member of the Vienna School of Fantastic Realism and Brigid Marlin, founder of the Society for Art of Imagination.