Simryn Gill, Michael Taussig
|Ingo Niermann with Erik NiedlingThe Future of Art: A Manual|
In 1831 Honoré de Balzac wrote a short story, “The Unknown Masterpiece,” in which he invented the abstract painting. Almost 200 years later, writer Ingo Niermann tries to follow in his footsteps to imagine a new epoch-making artwork. Together with the artist Erik Niedling he starts searching for the future of art and, seeking advice, meets key figures of the art world.
Including the DVD The Future of Art by Erik Niedling and Ingo Niermann (HD, 157 min.).
Design by Judith Banham, Middlecott Design