Images of terrorist attacks can be seen live, and within seconds they are dispatched via media portals throughout the world. Ten years after 9/11, the artists of the exhibition Seeing is Believing at Kunst-Werke in Berlin investigate the power and status of these images.
Is religion really in the midst of a revival? In The Return of Religion and Other Myths, art historian Sven Lütticken investigates the supposed rise of religion in society through the work of contemporary artists.
Besides a photographer Martin Parr is also an avid collector of, well, nearly everything with imagery on it. Parrworld at the Graphic Design Museum in Breda brings together some (no, not all) of his collections: from contemporary photography to lewd postcards and watches. Lots of watches.
He published on a variety of subjects, from the art of Robert Morris to representation of dinosaurs. W.J.T. (Tom) Mitchell is an unconventional thinker on art, famous for his original approach. On oktober 28th he will speak in Amsterdam at the lecture series Now is the Time about the meaning of 9/11 in- and outside of the arts.