Ausstellung

The German Woodcut: 70s into 80s, September 30, 2017 – January 21, 2018

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

This exhibition presents a selection of gestural, expressionist woodcuts and linocuts from the late 1970s and 80s by four contemporary German artists: Georg Baselitz , Anselm Kiefer, Felix Droese, and Matthias Mansen.

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Matthias Mansen: Configurations, July 23 – December 13, 2017

National Gallery of Art, Washington

Matthias Mansen (German, born 1958) creates large-scale woodcuts that explore abstraction and figuration. He advances the tradition of woodblock printing by transforming pieces of scavenged wood—discarded floorboards or fragments of abandoned …

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Lehre

Kunstakademie Bad Reichenhall

Kunstakademie Bad Reichenhall

Motto 2018: "Make Woodcut Great Again!" Course No. 92.

How to transfer paintings, drawings, photographs and other images into the woodcut medium? I will show you how to use various artistic media and their specific approch in the …

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Lehre

Kunstunterricht am Gymnasium Carolinum, Neustrelitz

Gymnasium Carolinum, Neustrelitz

After several decades of artistic practice, I decided to share my experience with others, both in adult education and working with children at high school level. My main focus was the concept of media transfer, digital and analogue, but …

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Vortrag

Vortrag Smithsonian Institution

National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington

During his SARF-Fellowship in autumn 2016, Matthias Mansen focused on documents, images and objeects related to the United States Exploring Expedition led by Ltd. Charles Wilkes from 1838-1842. Several collections which are today today part of …

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Vortrag National Gallery of Art

National Gallery of Art, Washington

Matthias Mansen und John A. Tyson, assistant professor of art, University of Massachusetts Boston, in discussion: "Steps Towards Reality", on the occasion of the exhibition "Matthias Mansen: Configurations", Washington National Gallery from 23 …

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Arbeit

Triest oder die Götter

Privatsammlung des Künstlers

This was a work in progress, starting in 2017. Inspired by a summer trip to Trieste, observing the bathers next to a stretch of road connecting the city to the castle of Miramare, I felt that the bathers were taking up postures reminiscent of …

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