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    Francis
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    Francis
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    #11161

    gbl
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    Wow, those websites are (probably) well good - if I could understand a word of them! ­čśë

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    Dave Elliott
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    Hi All, If you would like to read these?

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    Dave Elliott
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    Some more sent from Francis in Germany. didn't know how well he knew the language.EnglishSpanishArabicLogin Register ▼ Leipzig search: ✕ Login Username Password Login or Register - it's free✕ Choose your City: Part AltmarkBerlinBoiseDavosGarmisch Church Hintertux GletscherIschglKitzb├╝helLeipzigMagdeburgMayrhofenObertauernSaalbach HinterglemmS├ÂldenSt. Anton - ArlbergDates, the next is: 25/06/13 11:00 Robert Lenkiewicz: Human, All Too Human / Leipzig Cotton Spinning spinning, Leipzig - WERKSCHAU / Hall 12For the first time the Lenkiewicz Foundation presents the work of the late British artist in 2002 in Germany. Around 100 works will give the German public an overview of the work of this still little-known artist.As a child of Jewish immigrants Robert Lenkiewicz developed based on an old masters painting style already during his studies at Saint Martins College of Art and Design. As subjects he chose, however, often the marginal figures of society, drug addicts, the mentally ill or political persecution. In 20 projects, as he put it himself, he worked on working groups devoted to topics such as chronological time "jealousy," "self portrait", "suicide" or "Landscape".Regardless of the fashions and trends within the art scene, Robert Lenkiewicz was to paint in his way, and to grapple with both classical themes of painting as well as pleasure and eroticism, loyal.Leipzig as a place to choose the largest Lenkiewicz exhibition is due to the fact that there is a strong biographical identity of the artist and his family to the city because his parents lived before fleeing to Britain in Saxony. Additionally, Leipzig is famous for a strong painting tradition, a tradition to which Lenkiewicz has always oriented. All his life he was inspired by the writings of the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, is also the title of the exhibition is borrowed from him.

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    Dave Elliott
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    Leipzig: voices that no one listensThe green leopard jeans are skintight and rolled, so you can see the large, shiny black combat boots well. The leather jacket is sewn with a variety of emblems and the England shirt casually tied around the hips. The hair is disheveled and in his hand he is holding a plastic bag filled with glue, which is just at the And some more.moment of the punk shown on the image sniffing. The image is from the painter Robert Lenkiewicz (1941-2002). He was a British war artist and his works has processed the lives of "invisible people", including the homeless, addicts, punks, disabled and other socially Isolated people. His works are projects in which he repeatedly examines the nature of human relationships. The Leipzig Cotton Mill is now in the first exhibition of the artist in Germany. The exhibition, "Human, All Too Human," celebrated on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of his death last year in southwest England premiere. Now she comes to an even larger scale and with the German title "Human, All Too Human" to Leipzig. In addition to his projects Lenkiewicz held all the experiences and views of its models firmly in illustrated notebooks to give people a voice that no one wanted to listen. These books and drawings will also be part of the retrospective.The exhibition "Robert Lenkiewicz., Human, All Too Human." Is 23 June to 21 July to see in the old mill in Leipzig.

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    Dave Elliott
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    And finally.Archive / Search..Robert Lenkiewicz - The first retrospective in spinningOf 23 June to 21 July 2013 will be held the first exhibition of British artist Robert Lenkiewicz (1941-2002) in Germany at the Leipzig Cotton Spinning Mill. Organised by the Lenkiewicz Foundation extensive solo presentation titled Human, All Too Human celebrated on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of his death last year in southwest England premiere. Now it comes in a much expanded form and with the German title Human, All Too Human to Leipzig.Author ARTPRESS - Ute WeingartenPinboard UniversityPublished 18 June 2013, 15.09 clockExpires 9 July 2013, 15.09 clockThank you Francis.

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    gbl
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    Leipzig: voices that no one listensHe was a British war artist....

    #11167

    Francis
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    Yes,well done Dave. That Google translation can make everything sound more like Double Dutch though. German TV filmed and it will go out on a culture program on Thursday at 10pm.

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    gbl
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    PS; don't mention the war! (Well I tried not to, but it was them this time!)

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    marlowe
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    #11170

    marlowe
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    Sadly I haven't got there yet but am still trying. what i'd like to know is why Rbert can get this publicity there but not here!! >:(

    #11171

    sartre
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    The number of visitors mentioned in the reports seems small – is that starting to change? And what are ordinary Germans saying about the exhibition, as opposed to the media and art establishment there?

    #11172

    gbl
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    Yes it'll be interesting to hear what 'the man on the street' in Germany thinks! The Germans are not known for their cultivation of the visual arts (contestable comment?), but with ROL being Jewish, would this also be a separate factor of interest to them? Either way, there must certainly be food for thought.

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    WEB WEAVER
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    Just back from a weeks leave. Have been reading about the Leipzig School of Painting in the first essay in my exhibition booklet. An essential purchase for ROL followers.http://visualandcriticalstudies.com/2010/03/19/the-history-of-the-leipzig-school-of-painting/That, and my Kraftwerk Biography. 8)Kraftwerk-header.jpgGerman culture is of great interest; not sharing a common tongue with America; therfore more European. Interesting to compare American and German culture, and then think of the influence of American culture on British culture.

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