NEWS

Fré Ilgen participated as artist in the 56th Biennale Venezia 2015, “Frontiers Reimagined”,
Tagore Foundation: www.frontiersreimagined.org

"My various activities aim to motivate a refreshed excitement in acquiring art and bring art into one's own home." see: LECTURES.


Contemporary Classic sculptures and paintings, see ART.

The ART pages are newly structured, including new paintings and new sculptures.
Download PDF picture-files on more artworks on the ART PAGES.

2018

CHECKPOINT ILGEN #14

HOW/WHY DO YOU LOOK AT THE ART YOU LIKE TO LOOK AT
Features common in all humans

Part I September 8th + Part II October 20th
Program involving leading specialists in neuroscience, neurophysiology, art, music, dance,
from Germany, the USA, China. For a report including an extended information-sheet, a full video-coverage and pictures-report CPI#14.


CHECKPOINT ILGEN #13

Discussion to the subject ‘The New Silk Roads Including Art?’.
A pragmatic response to the tougness of the art market.

Click here for the special page on „Checkpoint Ilgen #13 – A GOOD START“


SPECIAL EVENT June 5th 2018


Book presentation and discussion about leading Chinese sculptor Wu Weishan. See picture report here.
Speakers: Dr. Julia Wallner (Director Georg Kolbe Museum), Prof. Yu Zhang
A collaboration with the Gesellschaft für Deutsch-Chinesischen kulturellen Austausch e.V.


Exhibitions

Throughout summer and fall: “Fré Ilgen Gallery”,
main building Sculpture Park Bei Wu, Wesenberg, Germany. www.kuenstlerbeiwu.com

„Checkpoint Ilgen #14“, a group exhibition, Berlin, Germany


Publicity

Article on the experimental collaboration of artist Fré Ilgen with neuroscientist Dr. Partha Mitra:
The New England Journal of Medicine:
artplatformasia.net Art–Science Collaborations — Avenues toward Medical Innovation
by Caroline Wellbery, M.D., Ph.D.
Now also available on: proj61.com, and see also: braincircuits.org

Article web site City of Flushingen, the Netherlands, on Fré Ilgen’s early commissioned sculpture in the sea “Eruption”, 1988

"Fracturing Conceptual Art: The Asian Turn" (Art Platform Asia: 2017); Thoughts by six different authors that shake the conceptual authority of art, re-engaging with the artists and their art-making. Edited by Kate Lim.  ISBN 979-11-961693-0-5 Includes essay "Art: For the Professional or For the Art-Viewer? Necessary Involvement of the Mind/Body", Fré Ilgen
order at: artplatformasia.net

Painting „Tumblin‘ Dice“ (2012) included in leading Chinese poetry magazine „Shanghai Literature Nr. 2017.07, p.79, illustration to poem by internationally acknowledged poet Yang Lian, which was inspired by this painting.

Four full pages picture report and article in ‘Bunt’, Magazine German, DSV, (bank) Sparkasse, on the commissioned and site specific sculpture ‘Vertigo’: click here