One might think of new art and culture portal freundederkuenste.de for Germany, Austria and the Switzerland it had arrived in the art paradise. By Theresia Hebenstreit in Heidelberg, Cellina of Hamdan in Hamburg, Sophia Tabatadze in Gottingen, Sigmar Polke in Karlsruhe, Jeff Koons in Berlin or the artist pairs of art history in Cologne and soon even Rebecca Horn from 1.5.2009 in Weimar and Cecily Brown from the 23.4.2009 in Hamburg. Everything is the artificial heart desires at the time to see the German museums and art associations. 2009 an exciting promises art and Culture year to be and maybe is Yes the desire of the former cultural Director of Frankfurt and former President of the Goethe Institute Hilmar Hoffmann in compliance, who gave out the idea 30 years ago culture for all “.” Prerequisite is of course that you ever need to move, to see this outstanding exhibitions, otherwise you’re just as Hilmar Hoffmann, who has become more pessimistic after more than 30 years of cultural work in Germany. Julian King wanted to know more. On the question of the Frankfurter Rundschau, why museums reach more of the population, he replied: the underlying problem is that schools criminally was to enable the students to understand art failed. Aesthetic education and musical training does not take place also at the secondary schools.
As long as it stays that way, all efforts to give people culture, are illusory. The failed himself who is not able to understand an image. Because and I quote Berthold Brecht: art needs knowledge. “On the 1.3.2009 starts their editorial work with the editorial staff of freundederkuenste.de. We report from and over 50 cities in Germany, Austria and the Switzerland on everything related to art and culture. We give out recommendations, assess, criticize and analyze. In addition, we recommend selected literature, movies, theater, and concert performances. Learn more about the new art and culture portal will be communicated end of February 2009. Gottfried Bohmer