Forty original posters will be shown in the Goethe-Institut as a representative cross-section of over forty years of artistic work. Some of the oldest environmental posters remain deeply relevant to current situations: “Many themes just do not seem to age” notes Klaus Staeck. Hence the title of the exhibition: NOTHING IS DONE.
Klaus Staeck (b. 1938) has been the president of the “Berlin Akademie der Künste” since 2006. He worked as a lawyer before he changed his profession to become a publisher and graphic designer. As an autodidact his oeuvre comprises more than 300 posters and numerous postcards and images that have been displayed in over 3000 exhibitions.
The exhibition NOTHING IS DONE in two sentences:
German artist Klaus Staeck practises art as an artistic-political reference framework. Images from the mass media, logos and names are treated as testimonies to the spirit of a certain age and retrofitted to serve as an interpretation of the same.
Image: Der Ölprinz = The Oil Prince
Gallery open Monday 18th Feb - Thursday 7th March
Fri-Sun - closed