The pioneering achievements in aeronautics in the 1950s are still having an enormous impact on artists.
“Ticket to the Moon” is the title of Kunsthalle Krems’ current exhibition. Its special appeal lies in the interplay of iconic Cold War era photographs – don’t miss Leonid Brezhnev observing a mission – and 21st century conceptual art.
The range of features artists is remarkable. It consists of just a few established painters such as Graz-born Herbert Brandl. Curators have put their focus on up-and-coming creative personalities. Larissa Leverenz from Cologne is one of them. Her Kandinsky-esque paintings, on display in the final room of “Ticket to the Moon”, will find many ardent admirers.