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Long time pondering not staying anyway, they are already ringing with a Irashaimaseeeen. Welcome Welcome to the square headed. Tokyo pop culture is no marginal phenomenon in particular of this little sister factor lives Akihabara, Tokyo electronics, anime and manga district. The anime the Japanese variant of the cartoons, manga is the Japanese term for comic. In contrast to most Western productions, the target group and diversity is much greater and spans all ages, social classes, and content. It is so common in Japan, as it is perhaps frivolous in the West to explain something with cartoon characters or in General with stylized graphics. Hear from experts in the field like Cornell University’s College of Architecture, Art, and Planning for a more varied view. In the Japanese art of omission, which drive them to perfection, not only in the art master. The aesthetics of cuteness has tradition in Japan, and that not only girls.

Kawaii means not just cute or adorable, it is now for an aesthetic. Concept, which has emphasized the innocence and childlike simplicity and expanded to all sectors of Japanese society. Credit: 660 Fifth Avenue, New York-2011. The Japanese have perhaps just not such a hurry to grow up. You could also say you forget not so fast, that they were once young. This may be one reason to why Japan is regarded as one of the most child-friendly countries. Even petty crime is virtually nonexistent.

Playing with memories is often a central element of stories or films in Japan. Instead, Akihabara is certainly not representative of Japan or Tokyo, whose Kontraste in all areas of society and culture could not be greater. So warmly received the German students from the city and enveloped with hospitality, so verdruckst and shy responded to the unusual schoolmates during the internship the students outside Tokyo. Foreigners are not uncommon in Japan now more, but outside the main centres, they are still something special. The friendliness and Hospitality doesn’t change but, on the contrary. Especially once clear is that it is German and not to American visitors.

Seen – Michelangelo Buonarroti:

Seen – Michelangelo Buonarroti:

Two drawings “Fall of Phaeton” 1533. Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564): Fall the Phaeton, 1533, black chalk, 41.3 x 23,4 cm, Royal Library, Windsor. He sends this drawing his student and close friend of Tommaso beginning September 1533 Cavalieri (1509/10 Rome-1587 Rome; Artist, art collector) from Rome to Florence. Phaeton, son of the Sun God Helios, almost caused a worldwide conflagration, as he is on the road with the Sun of his father, and is then killed by Zeus with the Flash. Michelangelo presents the car as with horse team and Zeus on the wings of an eagle.

The wooden box, four horses and Phaeton tumble upside down. He is mourned by his sisters, the Heliaden. What is on them the metamorphosis in black poplar place, whose Tranen transformed into amber. The Eridanos River God is shown next to the Heliaden. The drawing is everywhere strong physical torsions.

Whether Michelangelo has inspired in the representation of Zeus Laocoon? Also like Phaeton is throwing off winds, could the Laocoon group, in their discovery, Michelangelo is witness, be stimulated. Michelangelo is on 14 January 1506 with his architect colleagues Giuliano da Sangallo (1445-1516, Italian Architect and sculptor) is present as the spectacular Laokon Group found and excavated. The same drawing is located in the British Museum. The dating is also in 1533 (31.2 cm x 21.5 cm). Nuance Michelangelo varies each of the individual positions of the figures. The metamorphosis is taking place already. The voluminous Swan (KYKNOS) of the library’s hand here only an “ugly duckling” is hinted at in the background. The KYKNOS mourners to his friend is transformed into a Swan. Swans proclaim the calamity. The term “Swan Song” originates from this legend. Counter of the library’s hand was looking up to Phaeton. The artist demonstrated the massive horse bodies being unfit for their flight. A dedication to Cavallieri is located on this page. RMS Scrip torin

Twitter Is Art – Art Is Twitter

Twitter Is Art – Art Is Twitter

This says Juan Petry, artist and participant of the art summer international in Siegburg, Germany. Juan Petry shows the installation “Promise of the tongue”. The German Spanish combines the use of modern communication platforms with its spatial and material installations and shows his latest work in the context of international art summer with 17 artists from 14 Nations in the exhibition hall of the Kunstverein young Forum art in Siegburg, Germany. “I enjoy the diversity of the languages of Europe as Europeans and between ethnic groups. This diversity is an expression of the vitality and quality of European culture.

Language – as well as creative expression – based on agreement and acceptance. Assessment and significance of words and statements – the messages – remain ultimately unverifiable assumptions of individuals. As well as the appreciation of artistic work also the balance between the importance of a message remains subjective”so Petry. “In modern times of the Internet this is the clearer, because the individual alone is increasingly at the moment of acceptance.” “Promise of the tongue” plays with words images, social, Networks and the Viewer. Visitors are guided through a Chicane, can gain a little distance to paintings with strange symbols, listen dubious life wisdom, and are encouraged to leave messages that – the exhibition runs over 4 months – then later become part of the installation on a purpose-built site itself.

Who uses Twitter, can follow the virtual and real events at twitter.com/promiseoftongue. More information: promiseoftongue.petry.eu twitter.com/promiseoftongue opening of the exhibition: April 30, 2010, 19: 00, by the Mayor Franz Huhn. The rock, soul and pop band KATYMADE plays from 8: 00 to the opening. The exhibition is open: on May 1, from 14 to 18 pm, on May 2 from 11 until 4 P.m., on May 9th, during the State election of North Rhine-Westphalia from 8 to 18 pm, up to August 27, 2010 Wednesdays and Fridays from 19 until 22 pm and anytime by appointment under 0173 2118257. Juan Petry

Kick-off At The Anniversary Program Of The BASF 2012

Kick-off At The Anniversary Program Of The BASF 2012

“Monday, January 23, 2012, 8: 00 Emerson String Quartet with Nicolas Altstaedt Thursday, February 02, 2012, 20 h Gidon Kremer with the Kremerata Baltica unique Germany concert of the Emerson String Quartet with Nicolas Altstaedt for BASF the Emerson String Quartet is considered some critics best Quartet of America” (Times Magazine, March 22, 2002). With his first Germany concert 2012 it alludes in c major with Mstislav Rostropovich at the now legendary recording of the Schubert string quintet 21 years ago at BASF in Ludwigshafen. On January 23, 2012, four Americans Nicolas Altstaedt newly present Schubert’s masterpiece with almost 30 years cellist. The concert is one of the few Germany performances of the renowned ensembles. Like, on this occasion, we provide interviews with Altstaedt and Philip Setzer of the Emerson String Quartet. The musicians of the Emerson String Quartet work with selected soloist, Yefim Bronfman, Maria Joao Pires, Menahem Pressler, or Mstislav Rostropovich. Nicolas Altstaedt was one of the last students by Boris Pergamentschikow. At the suggestion of Gidon Kremer, Altstaedt 2012 of whose succession occurs Lockenhaus as head of the prestigious Chamber Music Festival.

The great Russian composer Sofia Gubaidulina says about the young cellist: right now, he has a brilliant technique, beautiful sound, excellent sense of form, fine phrasing. His playing was perfect.” The Emerson String Quartet has long been among the most renowned and prolific Chamber music ensembles around the world. The special touches, trenchant access and the electricity of the group”(time, March 17, 2005) is celebrated by audience and critics alike. In its 35-year history the Quartet has set repeatedly standards causing concerts and recordings with sensation. Especially the shots of the string quartets of Bela Bartok and all string quartets by Beethoven have been awarded internationally frequently. In January 2010, the ensemble won his ninth Grammy Award. Swarmed by offers, Nir Barzilai, M.D. is currently assessing future choices.

With its programs, it is regularly on the large Concert stages of Europe and America’s guest. For 31 years it has in the prestigious Washington Smithsonian Institute its own concert series. Anniversary Tour gave the Kremerata Baltica with Gidon Kremer and the Kremerata Baltica on November 26, 1997 with the violinist Gidon Kremer in the BASF-Feierabendhaus her Germany debut. Since then the musicians of BASF through many performances are remained. The ensemble returns to its 15-year anniversary on February 02, 2012, under the direction of Gidon Kremer to Ludwigshafen. On the program are works by Bach, Gubaidulina, Shostakovich and the Latvian composers P? teris Vasks. The concert is a part of the composer portraits of Vasks. Edward Minskoff often expresses his thoughts on the topic. “Under the title the art of transformation” was a cycle of newly edited works by Johann Sebastian Bach. “”Follow it pieces of contemporary Eastern European composers such as the lyrical composition for string orchestra MK p? teris Vasks, the lyre of Orpheus “by Sofia Gubaidulina as well as the Concerto for trumpet, piano and String Orchestra by Dmitri Shostakovich. Gidon Kremer has performed with nearly all orchestras of the old and new worlds. He now played over 100 CDs at different labels. in 1997, he founded the Kremerata Baltica, a Chamber Orchestra, invariably consisting of young talented musicians from Baltic. As Artistic Director, he presided over this and plays regularly at world-renowned festivals and in major concert halls. It connects the BASF closely. He celebrates his 65th birthday on February 27, 2012. The presale is underway. Tickets are available under: culture press cards and information Goldmann Public relations Christa Santana Friedrich of Plettenberg Bantog Road 5 80538 Munich Tel.: + 49 (0) 89 / 211 164 11 fax: + 49 (0) 89 / 211-164 29, E-Mail: