The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Wednesday, September 17, 2014


Anime! High Art-Pop Culture at the Art and Exhibition Hall of the Republic of Germany
A woman stands in front of an information board on comics at the Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundeskunsthalle) in Bonn, Germany. From 29 July 2011 till 08 January 2012, the 'Anime! High Art - Pop Culture' exhibition will be at the Bundeskunsthalle. EPA/OLIVERBERG.
BONN.- Anime, the specifically Japanese form of animated cartoons, has been a hugely successful fixture in Germany since the 1970s, captivating the imagination of young and old alike. An umbrella term, Anime describes a wide variety of techniques employed to make drawings come to life in film. Alongside Manga, the Japanese comic strip, Anime has developed an international pictorial language that appeals to audiences of all ages.

Brightly coloured, catchy and energetic, the films and series such as Vicky the Viking, Heidi – Girl of the Alps, Captain Future, Akira, Sailor Moon, Princess Mononoke, Pokémon or Spirited Away have not only left their mark on everyday life in Japan, their high artistic quality and fascinating story lines are also a major influence on ‘high art’ and popular culture in general.

The Art and Exhibition Hall shows the history, aesthetics and production methods of Japanese Anime. From the very beginnings to the great box office hits and popular small screen heroes of the late 1970s and, finally, to the current computer games, the exhibition explores the fascination of Anime and its often breathtakingly dramatic pictorial language.

Organised around genres, the individual sections of the exhibition present a richly varied array of material on pop culture, production, reception, fandom and merchandising.

The tour of the exhibition begins with Anime for children (Kodomo no Anime), presenting the early co-productions by German and Japanese studios as well as cels from the famous Studio Ghibli. The Shōjo Animegenre is primarily geared towards young girls, while boys tend to be more interested in the ideals of Shōnen Anime: endurance, friendship and sincerity in the fight against monsters and evil powers. But the appeal of Anime is not limited to children and teenagers alone; adults enjoy Seinen Anime, which ranges from Eroticismto Fantasy and Science Fiction. The exhibition ends with an exploration of the current situation in Japan as reflected in contemporary Anime.



Today's News

July 31, 2011

Anime! High Art-Pop Culture at the Art and Exhibition Hall of the Republic of Germany

Mystery Surrounds Loss of Records, Sculptures by Calder and Rodin on September 11

Major Exhibition of Recent and New Work by Tony Cragg Opens in Edinburgh this Week

Historic Collaboration Between the National Gallery, London, and the Louvre

One-of-a-Kind Transparent Ghost Car Sold at RM Auction's Michigan Sale Today

New Book by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp Examines the Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960's

Recent Work by Four Contemporary Artists in "Contested Terrains" at Tate Modern

Jean-François Millet Pastel Allocated to Glasgow's Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Ground-Breaking Exhibition by Powerhouse Museum Showcases a Revolution in Lace

First Major UK Installation at Yorkshire Sculpture Park by Artist Aeneas Wilder     

A Large Number of Prestigious International Galleries Announced at 2011 Edition of FIAC

Oscar Statue from 1940s Fetches $89,625 in Dallas at Heritage Auctions Sale

"The Dancer and the Dance: Prints, Drawings and Photographs" Opens at the U.Va. Art Museum

Aspen Art Museum Presents Body of Recent Photographs by Photographer Stephen Shore

Abu Dhabi Art 2011 Announces New Venue on Saadiyat Island

National Museum of African Art Launches "Smithsonian: Artists in Dialogue 2" App for iPhone and iPod Touch

New York's Met to Return 10 Artifacts to Egypt: MENA

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Scientists at Germany's Karl May Museum weigh returning Native American scalp

2.- Totally Thames launches Florentijn Hofman's first ever UK commission: HippopoThames

3.- Restoring Albrecht Dürer's masterpiece The Arch of Honour of Maximilian I

4.- German Consulate in New York presents the work of forgotten 20th century master painter

5.- Cave carving in Gibraltar may be first known example of Neanderthal rock art

6.- Monet discovered in suitcase taken into German hospital by 'Nazi art' hoarder

7.- Gustav Klimt's 'Portrait Adele Bloch-Bauer II' on view at the Museum of Modern Art

8.- Dreadnoughtus: Meet Argentina's supermassive, 85 feet from nose to tail, 'fear nought' dino

9.- Monet's 'Impressionism' birth dated by Texas State University's 'Celestial Sleuth'

10.- 'Chess' man star attraction at tattoo convention in Peru



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemaria.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site