Inspired 2016 Book—Inspired by Brigitte Pruchnow

Munich Artists created an art book called Inspired 2016.

For the first book, artists created an art piece inspired by this artwork by Brigitte Pruchnow.

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Inspiration art piece by Brigitte Pruchnow

A group of around 26  Munich Artists created art pieces based on Brigitte’s artwork.

The following is the tentative list of artists involved (A final list will be shared on the project page when all artwork has been submitted):

Hazel Ang
Anna Blumenkranz
Devaney Claro
Britta Eriskat
Christine Friebe
Emmy Horstkamp
Elizabeth Hughes
Manuela Illera
Angela Josupeit
Christina Corell
Anette Koch
Maximilian Lueckenhaus
Corinna Naumann
Berit Opelt
Niala Orsmond
Simona Petrauskaite
Brigitte Pruchnow
Elke Reis
Alexandra Ritter
Isidora Romani
Gabriele Rothweiler
Rainer Schmitten
Ines Seidel
ursula Singer
Allun Turner
Michaela Wuehr
The book will be published as an A4 Landscape. If you are interested in a copy of the book, please let me know.  We are only printing a limited number.  You can email me emmy@kyfio.com if you are interested. The cost per book will be 50 Euro.  We will only print one run per Inspired book.
If you are interested in purchasing an original piece of artwork from the book, please contact the artists directly.
We will continue working on the inspired series.  For 2017, we will be inspired by a physician’s comment about pain.

Studio Riemerling – Visiting Britta Eriskat & Petra Amtsberg Hoffman

DSC00613I agreed to visit Britta Eriskat at her studio space on the other side of town where I thought I had been but where I have never been and today I was thankful for GPS to lead the way to Studio Riemerling.

After parking my car, I walked across the street and started looking for art studios (I’m always surprised where art studios are hiding.)

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I walked passed this dumpster around the building and into the garden and saw this tire swing. That could belong to an artist….

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Passing the swing,  I saw ten kids running through the grass and knew that I was not going in the right direction. Turning around, I headed back to my car to check the address. Friedrich-Hofmann-Str. 8.  The number was written very big on the building but the people in the window in front of my car were busy cooking and the back side was a kindergarten with a bunch of kids.

I opened the door to the kitchen, walked in and asked the two men sitting at a table, “Do you know where the artists are?”

The boss looked at me and said, “I’m an artist.”

His employee rolled his eyes and walked me outside and guided me to a church like building and told me to walk around it.

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Rounding the corner, I saw Britta in a window but I had no clue how to enter the building. Britta realised this and came out into the yard to get me and brought me into the studio. (They are in the process of making directional signs to help future visitors get to the front door (which is tucked into that white part of the building.)

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Here are works by Britta Eriskat:

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Britta Eriskat work in progress 2016
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Britta Eriskat Work in Progress 2016
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Britta Eriskat Work in Progress 2016
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large work ink on paper – Britta Eriskat – 2800 Euro (2M or larger ask Britta for exact measurements )
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Britta Eriskat Ink/paint on photograph (I love this one.)

Britta rents her studio space from Petra Amtsberg-Hoffmann who is an artist and the owner of the whole darn building including the church, land & garages.  Here are some photos of the complex:

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Studio Riemerling view of inner courtyard
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Studio Riemerling backside of church
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Studio Riemerling – they have their own bell
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Studio Riemerling Inside – large walls to display large artwork
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Studio Riemerling Outside entrance area
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Studio Riemerling – Church
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Studio Riemerling – Inside courtyard
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Studio Riemerling – Inside balcony area
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Studio Riemerling – lower level
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Studio Riemerling – Lower level

Petra rents studio spaces to artists of any field so the building is full of musicians, craftsmen and painters. She does not have empty studio spaces but Petra is willing to host some Munich Artists events so what shall we do?  A summer festival/picnic/art sketching/ just for us? Some Land art?  A Weekend workshop series? Bring your ideas to the Stammtisch on Feb 23rd. This offer came in today so lets do some brainstorming with Petra and figure out something cool at the end of July before everyone leaves for vacation.

Petra’s studio building will be hosting a high profile exhibition the first weekend in July and Norbert Bisky will be in attendance. Petra will be sending more information in a bit and I promise to share.

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Artwork by Petra Amtsberg Hoffman image 2
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Artwork by Petra Amtsberg Hoffman image 3
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Artwork by Petra Amtsberg Hoffman image 5
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Figurative artwork by Petra Amtsberg Hoffman – 2016
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artwork by Petra Amtsberg Hoffman – 2016
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Photo by Petra Amtsberg Hoffmann of Emmy Horstkamp, Petra Amtsberg Hoffmann and Britta Eriskat 2016

FYI – Both Petra and Britta live on the other side of town.  Britta takes the Sbahn out to the studios from near Sendling and Petra from a little further out. I’m very impressed that they make the commute for their art.

Monday for Munich Artists – Lets Play Catchup About What Munich Artists are Doing

  • Organising Groups to Create Fine Art books –  a Munich artist decided he wanted to create fine art books and approached us to help create small groups to work together on fine art books.  Always up for collaborations, we organised the first band of artists which met on Saturday.  The artists currently involved in a black and white fine art book are:
    • Brigitte Pruchnow
    • Rainer Schmitten
    • Emmy Horstkamp
    • Adriana Hernandez
    • Isi Dina
    • Britta Eriskat
    • Jelena Opačak
    • Newsha Djavadipour-Sigari
    • Birgit Abt
      • Update About the book: The book got stallllllled.  I’m trying to get the images back so I can incorporate them into the January video.
  • More fine art book groups will be created and each group will be focusing on a different style of art book.  If you are an artist and would like to be involved in an art book, please let us know.The Munich Artists Weekend Newsletter is once again postponed due to my inability to write on the weekend.  This change from Monday to Friday is not going smoothly. I’m hoping that I get into the groove by this weekend. (Keep your fingers crossed.)
  • Terri Lloyd is an artist working with clay. Here is a piece she made while experimenting for her art piece that will be on display for the Munich Creative Group exhibition Fernweh which will be exhibiting November 7th through the 9th in Schwabing at atelier Caveau Tengstrasse 25.

 

Office Warming Party and Art Swap Fundraiser December 12, 2013

BCA Munich Fundraiser

 

We are raising funds for Doctors without Borders and Munich artists are coming forward with some beautiful pieces for our art swap.  Here are the list of artists who have donated pieces of art for the art swap game.

  1. Michael Pitschke – Watercolor cartoon drawing
  2. Jenny Schminke –  Study of a Bird
  3. Ines Seidel – Mixed Media
  4. Emmy Horstkamp – Mixed Media – Guardian series
  5. Markus Brackelmann – Digital Art
  6. Mahirwan Mamtani “Serigraphs” (silk-screen)
  7. Britta Eriskat  Pen wash on paper
  8. Gunther Meliton – digital art
  9. Katrin Klug  – Body Stencil
  10. Gabrielle Rothweiler – Mixed media
  11. Willi Hoppe – Painting
  12. Rysz Merey- watercolor and ink art piece
  13. Ray Moore -Painting and print
  14. Ulli Schmeling – Sculptures
  15. Cornelia Kloess – Sculpture
  16. Brigitte Pruchnow – Pen and Ink
  17. Andrea Senyk – Photography
  18. Agnes Mayer – Digital Art/ Photography
  19. Angela Smets  – Arcylic painting
  20. Cyril Mariaux – Mixed media monograph

We missed a few artists over the weekend so as their work trickles in over the next two days, I will add the names of those artists to the list.

If you would like to have an opportunity to play the game and get a piece of art from one of these artists, don’t forget to purchase your ticket on event brite.  Here is the link.