Foto: Andreas Nübling
The art critic Noemi Smolik gives a guided tour of the exhibition “Humour Then” (03.09. – 25.10.2020) by Lise Soskolne.
Since the number of participants is limited, we kindly ask for registration in advance for all events at firstname.lastname@example.org or +49 (0) 911 241 562. The tour will take place in German.
Noemi Smolik was born in the former Czechoslovakia, studied art history, history and philosophy in Cologne and New York and wrote her doctorate on the emergence of abstract painting using the example of the painter Wassily Kandinsky. She was professor and deputy professor for art history and art theory at the art academies of fine arts in Hamburg, Dresden, and currently teaches theory and art criticism at the University of Münster and the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague. She has published numerous texts on Russian art at the beginning of the 20th century in exhibition catalogues (Tate Modern / London, Lenbachhaus / Munich, Kunsthaus Zürich / Zurich, Museum Ludwig / Cologne) and magazines (frieze / London), (e-flux / New York), as well as on contemporary art and has also worked as a curator. Her texts appear regularly in the FAZ/Frankfurt, in artforum / New York, frieze / London, artblog-cologne and in Lidove Noviny / Prague. This year she received the Art Cologne Prize for Art Criticism. She lives and works in Bonn and Prague.