Film Screening: Arteholic


From 15 April 2016


7:00–8:30 pm


Garage Auditorium
Film Screening: ArteholicFilm Screening: Arteholic


Arteholic is a strange trip around some of the world’s art meccas.

Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s favorite actor and Lars von Trier’s best friend Udo Kier is not only one of the best cinema baddies, but is also a great lover of art. Arteholic is a strange trip around some of the world’s art meccas:  Städel, Museum Ludwig in Cologne, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Hamburger Bahnhof, Denmark’s Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, and the Centre Pompidou. In these places, Kier meets some of his old friends, including artist Rosemarie Trockel; curator Udo Kittelmann, director of the National Gallery in Berlin; artist Marc Brandenburg, the king on neon; video artist Marcel Odenbach; and filmmaker Lars von Trier. Udo Kier lives for art and has made art his life.

The film will be introduced by Hermann Vaske.


Hermann Vaske. Germany, 2014. 82 minutes

This screening is supported by Goethe-Institut Moscow.


Arteholic is a program of screenings that focuses on art obsessions, prepared by Garage in collaboration with the PERFORM Festival. The program takes a look at artists in the late 20thcentury who have chosen art as a revolutionary modus operandi or who have a penchant for obsessive collecting. Two films explore the darker aspects of a passion for art: the way it can make people break the law in order to enlighten others, or the way it can become the only way of communicating with the outside world. All films will be screened in Russia for the first time.


All films will be screened in the original language with Russian subtitles.

Free admission, advance registration required.



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