5 tips for beautiful landscape photos

Whether you are travelling or going for a walk – it is always a good opportunity to take beautiful landscape photos to remember. However, we are not all professional photographers, so sometimes it is not easy to take beautiful photos. Capturing the beauty of the landscape in a picture is …

Who was Gustav Klimt?

The Austrian painter and draughtsman was one of the main representatives of Viennese Art Nouveau painting. During his lifetime he was one of the most controversial but also most popular artists. At the end of the 19th century Gustav Klimt developed a new style with a flat ornamental decorative character. …

How to take the perfect flower picture

Whether hiking through blooming landscapes or strolling through your own garden – the beauty of flowers fascinates us. But if you try to capture the colourfulness of the flowers or the richness of detail of the scar with your camera, many amateur photographers experience disappointment. Because it’s not that easy …

Satellite sculpture to fly in space

The artist Trevor Paglen wants to transform space into an open-air museum for earthlings. His satellite Orbital Reflector doesn’t collect weather data and doesn’t help with navigation – but it raises the question of what belongs in space and what doesn’t. Some scientists are angry and warn against unnecessary space …

Enjoy art and relax!

Concentrating on art is like a reward to the brain. So a day in the museum can even be healing and comforting’. …and who doesn’t like to be rewarded? In this form even completely calorie-free and nevertheless enriching! If you have traumatic childhood memories of this and have since avoided …

Vincent van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh (1853 – 1890) is one of the most famous Dutch artists, although he only worked as a painter for ten years. During this time he produced more than 840 paintings and more than 1,000 drawings. However, his works were not appreciated until after his death. Vincent Willem …

What is Abstract Art?

Abstraction can be derived from the Latin abstract for “detach” or “take away”. Abstract art therefore means a form of expression that detaches itself from the reproduction of objects whose goal is no longer the depiction of tangible objects and figures, but is dedicated to the spiritual world, the visionary, …

The Tintoretto

Blog parades are sometimes wonderful playgrounds and always a welcome impulse. When Sabine from Infopoint Museen & Schlösser in Bayern and Münchner Kaiserburg knocked on my door for the blog parade, I was blocked for a short time. The one museum piece that fascinated me? One? In my mind, I …

Parisian coffee house scenes

The Kunsthallensommer continues to occupy me! This week it’s Paris! Paris! I spontaneously thought that my research interest in the coffee house would fit in perfectly with this motto. Because already in my master’s thesis I was more intensively occupied with the Parisian cafés. (That was so long ago. But …

Architecture of the 50s – Wilhelm Riphahn

I’ve been a fan of 50s architecture for many years. In 2004, I became more intensively involved with Wilhelm Riphahn when I conceived city tours for the supporting programme of the major retrospective at the Museum für Angewandte Kunst. Since then it has always been great fun for me to …