Exhibitions at Teutloff Museum
In his first address, the new Pope Francis 1 has announced that he will pay particular attention to promoting dialogue between religions, in other words to seeking reconciliation not only between the various communities of the Christian faith but also with Islam. This is the context mirrored by our exhibition.
The background to this exhibition
God does not have a body. God is metaphysical, a conception, the ultimate idea, a projection, a concept for explaining the world. The louder the voices… more
The tattoo, originally “the tatau” ornaments the skin and thus abstracts everyday life. The Tattoo is a masquerade of the skin and marks th e body itself as the place of fantasy. Because through the painted body - through the tattoo - the body itself becomes exotic and therefore there is no normal everyday life anymore. Now there is only an exotic and erotic everyday life possible.
To cover the body with signs is like opening a door. A door to paradise,to another place, to an utop… more
The fruit of 40 years of collecting and many decades of collaboration with international museums, the exhibitions of the Teutloff Photo + Video Collection can now be viewed, browsed and enjoyed in our new virtual museum by people all over the world! Leading international curators create exhibitions presented in settings appropriate to the subjects they engage with. It’s a highly democratic and socially committed way to open up the Teutloff Collection to a wide global audience. In an unprec… more