A jury made up of renowned specialists will select the best works from the entries received from all over Europe and present them at an exhibition at Buchheim Museum, Bernried, on November, 2014.
Eva di Stefano
Eva di Stefano, Professor Emeritus, has taught History and Phenomenology of Contemporary Art at the University of Palermo from 1992 till 2013. She studied philosophy and art history in Palermo, Vienna, and New York. The focus of her interests is the relationship between art and psyche. As a specialist for Gustav Klimt and the Vienna Secession, she is the author of numerous essays and monographs on European art between the 19th and 20th centuries and the historical avantgarde. Currently she is engaged in surrealism, Art Brut and Arte irregolare. She founded and directs the Osservatorio Outsider Art as well as the online magazine and publication with the same name.
Roger Cardinal is Professor Emeritus of Literary & Visual Studies at the University of Kent, England. He is a recognized expert in questions of autodidactic art in Europe and America and wrote the first book on Art Brut, Outsider Art (1972). He deals with Art Brut as an author and curator, for example at the Insita-Triennale in Bratislava. He has also published works about Surrealism and Modern Poetry, and is currently working on a monograph about Kurt Schwitters.
"Signs of presence" by Roger Cardinal ...
Daniel J. Schreiber
Daniel J. Schreiber is Director of the Buchheim Collection - Museum of Imagination in Bernried, Germany. He studied philosophy and art history in Munich and Hamburg. After working as assistant at the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, he was curator at the Böttcherstraße Museums in Bremen, the Museum Frieder Burda in Baden-Baden and the Arp Museum Bahnhof Roladseck. From 2009, he was artistic director of the Kunsthalle-Tübigen. He has curated numerous exhibitions of Classical Modern, Postwar and Contemporary Art.
Arnulf Rainer, Austrian painter living and working in Vienna. After his early works in the style of Fantastic Realism, Rainer turned towards gestural-expressive forms. From 1951, he overpainted his own and others' paintings. Since 1958 he has performed art projects in which he overpaints his own body and photographic portraits of himself. Rainer is also known for his analyses of art theory, such as his publication "Zur Situation der Moderne" (On the Situation of Modern Art) (1975).
An interview with Arnulf Rainer ...
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