Les Fleurs du mal – The theatrics of the arts

© Edmund Clark, My Shadow's Reflection - Plant 23, 2017 Chromogenic print 57 x 65 cm

In the preface to his Fleurs du Mal, Charles Baudelaire criticizes the literature of his time, which confuses writing with virtue. He, on the other hand, separates the beauty of language from morality and refuses “à confondre l’ encre avec la vertu ”. His search for beauty in the evil and ugly of the “mal” sets the imagination of the terrible as the art-beautiful and as an autonomous poetry in motion. The French “poet of modern life” criticizes society of modern progress ...

Parrotta Contemporary Art
Brüsseler Str. 21
50674 Köln
Belgisches ViertelViertel

Pidder Auberger, Edmund Clark, Margret Hoppe, Susanne M. Winterling, u.a.

14.05. – 31.07.2021

13.00 h – 20.00 h

Mittwoch – Freitag
13 – 18 Uhr

jetzt geschlossen


Parrotta Contemporary Art