Mundfrauen: Mühlenhaupt Museum

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As part of the exhibition series "Inside Out I - Kreuzberg's bohemian" Marheineke market hall, the exhibition "mouth women" by Aldona Gustas is in the main Mill Museum Berlin-Kreuzberg on Browse Gallery is shown.

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The series of images shown for the first time in the exhibition cycle includes a series of drawings of female figures. Most sheets emerged in the 90s, some of the series' houses jugglers "after the turn of the millennium, selected diving in their currently appearing poems" cube words "on.

Momentum for the series were Aldona Gustas longstanding observations of representations of women in the works of female colleagues. Noticed it was at these times a tendency to "trained" representation of mouths and hair - in their view, a case generally prevailing ideals of beauty, before she had to take as a female artist in eight. Your series "Mouth Women" is to be understood as critical and as she says "defiant" Comment on clichés of popular representation of femininity. The "mouth Women 'mouths and hair are always on the move, to speak, freed from the shackles of existing beauty ideals.

Main themes of the lyric and graphic work by Aldona Gustas are: love and eroticism, femininity, Berlin.
For her erotic poems and the publication of a dtv anthology of erotic poems by women, she was attacked in the 60s and even the founding of the Berlin painter poet as interdisciplinary group of artists brought her first anger one: "From the Lithuanian forests coming and these idiosyncratic group forming, was unreasonable for some of my colleagues and other people. "(Literaturport)

In 1972, she founded the legendary 14-member artist group "Berlin painter poet". For the group painting writer and write painters, among other things, Günter Grass, Friedrich Schröder-Star Sun and Kurt Mühlenhaupt belonged, she organized exhibitions in Brussels, Caracas, Medellin, Buenos Aires, Rome, Nancy, Strasbourg, Bordeaux, among others She also published several anthologies of Berlin painter poet.
2014 she curated the exhibition "Berlin Painter Poet - Pulsating life. Pulsating death "for the exhibition series" Inside Out I - Kreuzberg's bohemian ".
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Feb 8, 2017

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Die Ausstellung Mundfrauen wird in 2017 an mehreren Orten in Litauen gezeigt.