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Thursday
Jun192014

Being among Hamburg's Top Ten galleries because ... 

... well. Let's just quote CultureTrip.com:

"The heliumcowboy might claim to be the most subversive art establishment operating in Hamburg today. Founder Jörg Heikhaus is not shy about his vision to define the future aesthetics of art itself, as he endeavours to send global shockwaves from his little quite sizeable space in St. Pauli Hamburg's Neustadt.

Having done away with conventional exhibition tactics, the gallery looks to cultivate the potential of a tiny group of blossoming creatives, and provides these individuals with support for projects both in and outside of the city. Entry is by appointment only, but the bold future vision which awaits the visitor within is more than worth the phone call."

And yes, despite the fact that we're not pursuing the traditional gallery model any longer, we have a busy fall schedule ahead with exciting shows and projects on and off location ... stay tuned.

Now more than ever. 

Friday
May232014

Writing for zeit.de: About Rudolf Klöckner, urbanshit

Our gallery founder Jörg Heikhaus is an author for the Hamburg-blog of Germany's biggest weekly newspaper DIE ZEIT. He writes mostly about art, obviously. In german. 

His latest article just launched today:

Street Art: Der Archivar

Rudolf D. Klöckner ist Bewahrer und Anstifter zugleich: Seit 2007 schreibt er in seinem Blog urbanshit.de über “urbane Subkultur-Aktivitäten und -Strömungen”. Er dokumentiert die Spuren, die Graffiti- und Street Art-Künstler in der Stadt hinterlassen. Sichtbar für alle, aber für die wenigsten im Kontext verständlich – unabhängig, ob man nun dafür oder dagegen ist, dass es Menschen gibt, die den städtischen Raum ungefragt mitgestalten. (...) 

Hier geht's weiter | continue reading

Photo above: © Laura Behnke

 

Wednesday
Apr162014

Writing for zeit.de: About the Producers Art Fair

Our gallery founder Jörg Heikhaus is an author for the Hamburg-blog of Germany's biggest weekly newspaper DIE ZEIT. He writes mostly about art, obviously. In german. 

His latest article just launched today:

P/ART: Hier müssen sich die Künstler selbst vermarkten

Bis vor zwei Jahren musste man schon weit reisen, um sich als Hamburger eine Kunstmesse anzusehen. Nach Köln, mindestens. Idealerweise nach Miami, da gibt’s wenigstens Sonnenscheingarantie im Dezember. Doch das hat sich geändert, denn inzwischen wurden in Hamburg gleich zwei Messen für Kunst eröffnet: Die Affordable Art Fair und die P/ART Producers Art Fair (...) 

Hier geht's weiter | continue reading

Image above: © Chantal Weber

 

Friday
Apr042014

Writing for zeit.de: About Elmar Lause

Our gallery founder Jörg Heikhaus is an author for the Hamburg-blog of Germany's biggest weekly newspaper DIE ZEIT. He writes mostly about art, obviously. In german. 

His latest article just launched today:

Elmar Lause: Robocop im Eismeer

Er nimmt die Sache mit Humor. Und dann doch wieder ziemlich ernst: Wenn beiElmar Lause die 3 Direktiven des Robocop als Leinwand-Triptychon auf eine in knallgelb gemalte Hommage an Caspar David Friedrich‘s Das Eismeer trifft und mittendrin auch noch das Tittenmonster sein Unwesen treibt, dann ist das zwar auf eine absurde Art und Weise sehr unterhaltsame und teilweise auch komödiantische Kunst. Es ist aber auch eine Kunst, die nicht oberflächlich wirkt, sondern voll lebhafter Geschichten steckt und von großer Tiefe ist (...) 

Hier geht's weiter | continue reading

Image above: Elmar Lause, © Privat

 

Friday
Feb072014

Victor Castillo: Back in Hamburg 2014

© Victor Castillo 2014 / courtesy of Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Los AngelesOne of the first big announcements for this year is the return of Victor Castillo to Hamburg for a big exhibition with heliumcowboy in September! 

Stay tuned for future updates (eg. by subscribing to our newsletter), or, if in Los Angeles these days, go and check out his current exhibition at Merry Karnowsky (until March 1st).

Friday
Aug022013

'STAY GOLD' - new print by Alex Diamond, available NOW


Click image to visit the online-shop. Prints will be available for online-oder starting Sunday 3 pm (CET).

STAY GOLD

5-color woodblock print by Alex Diamond

Manually handprinted by the artist in 5 colors on handmade Okashi natural paper, in a very traditional, elaborate process that makes each piece 100% individual. 

Edition of: 15

Artist Proofs: 3
Date of release: 04.08.2013

Size: 40 x 30 cm (paper size: appr. 61 x 45,5 cm) 

Paper: handmade Okashi paper
Medium: manual woodblock printing, using high quality, water based printing colors

This print will also be available at the exhibition of Alex Diamond at Herr Beinlich - Contemporary Fine Art Space in Bielefeld, Brandenburger Str. 10, this Sunday, Aug ust 4, from 3- 6 p.m.

Check the availability and order the print online in our store or on etsy.com . 

This is a rough video taken at the studio of The Alex Diamond Mining Company, printing the final color layer for the new woodblock print 'STAY GOLD'.

Monday
Jun242013

OVERTIME: EXHIBITION VIEWS

Click image to view pictures from the exhibition OVERTIMEOn the hottest and finest day of the summer so far, we've opened OVERTIME, a MILLERNTOR GALLERY exhibition at heliumcowboy, last wednesday with a barbecue in the backyard and lots and lots of guests! Thanks to everyone who came by and enjoyed this beautiful evening with us, and to all the artists who participated in this show:

4000 | ADAMEVA | Alex Diamond | Beau Stanton | Boris Hoppek | Casey McKee | David Shillinglaw | Elmar Lause | Heiko Müller | Holzweg | Jo Fischer | Jon Burgerman | Julia Benz | Konstanze Habermann | MINOZ | MIR | Nils Kasiske | Ole Utikal | Swen Kaehlert | Thomas Koch (strassenkoeter) | Victor Castillo | Zezão 

view all images from the exhibition

available artwork

more information about the show 

Thursday
Jun132013

19.06.: MILLERNTOR GALLERY OVERTIME at heliumcowboy

MILLERNTOR GALLERY - OVERTIME

Vernissage: Wednesday, June 19, from 6 - 10 p.m.

at heliumcowboy, Bäckerbreitergang 75, 20355 Hamburg

featuring:

4000 | ADAMEVA | Alex Diamond | Beau Stanton | Boris Hoppek | Casey McKee | David Shillinglaw | Elmar Lause | Heiko Müller | Holzweg | Jo Fischer | Jon Burgerman | Julia Benz | Konstanze Habermann | MINOZ | MIR | Nils Kasiske | Ole Utikal | Swen Kaehlert | Thomas Koch (strassenkoeter) | Victor Castillo | Zezão 

After the huge success of MILLERNTOR GALLERY #03, a social exhibition by Viva con Agua de Sankt Pauli held last month at the football stadium of the FC St. Pauli, we invite you to a small recap of the big show at heliumcowboy: OVERTIME.

Jörg Heikhaus, founder of heliumcowboy and artistic director of MILLERNTOR GALLERY #03, curated OVERTIME, featuring smaller sized, original artwork by a selection of artists participating in MILLERNTOR GALLERY. While some of the work has been exhibited at the stadium, we have mostly new pieces by this impressive line-up of talent to grace our walls here at heliumcowboy.

30% of the art sales from OVERTIME will be donated to Viva con Agua.

more info

Facebook event

Tuesday
Jun112013

Herr Fischer bittet zu Tisch: MILLERNTOR GALLERY special

'Herr Fischer bittet zu Tisch' at the MILLERNTOR GALLERY #03, May 2013. © Jo FischerJo Fischer set up his project 'Herr Fischer bittet zu Tisch' at the MILLERNTOR GALLERY #03 in Hamburg in May - and posted a big update on his facebook page. You can check all the images out here.

Monday
Jun032013

Victor Castillo: New work available now, and a solo show in 2014. 

Victor Castillo, Bone Chain, 50 cm (in diameter), 2010Good news for all of our Victor Castillo fans: after a few years that he has spent in the United States, where he increased his popularity and desireousness with many exhibitions in world reknown galleries from the west coast to the east coast, such as Merry Karnowsky (LA) or Jonathan Levine (NY), Victor will be back with a solo exhibition at heliumcowboy 2014. For those who can't wait for his return - we have two new works by Victor on display at our gallery in Hamburg. Please check this link for available work at our gallery. 

If you are interested in seeing the work first hand, please make an appointment with us, by mail or phone (040-484 088 60).

Recommended readings: two recent interviews with Victor Castillo, in Juxtapoz Magazine (check it out on Victor's facebook page) and with Swide magazine.  

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