Go with the Floe Exhibition

Doing (great) time in the SPCE POP-UP AKADEMIE

For 151 Days until 30th May this year, I was lucky to be part of the SPCE Pop-up Akademie. Not only did I meet wonderful people I was also part of many different projects and exhibitions. The fact that the project was based in the absolute downtown of Munich was an absolute bonus. Sketching Events […]

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20 Position Curators Inge Kurtz and Penelope Richardson

Setting-Up ’20 Positionen’ 2019

Setting-up ’20 Positionen’ 2019 Setting-up ’20 Positionen’ 2019 took place on the 13th May this year. Twenty artists from GEDOK Munich delivered and hung their artworks in record time. Curators, Inge Kurtz and Penelope Richardson did the fine-tuning. The show opened on 23rd May. Read more and see the photos of the launch here. To […]

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Instagram feed

Here you will see works in progress, ideas from the studio and other things I encounter in my travels. When I am really happy with my progress or find something particularly funny, curious or absurd I put an image up in my Instagram feed. My works can be inspired by my travels, such as my […]

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Colourful Cats lurk in Gauting corners

Tiere – Kitsch Verboten The colourful cats titled ‘Echte Bieste I and II’, or ‘Real Beasts’ in English, are on show in the latest curated members exhibition organised by Kunstverein Gauting. The exhibition is open until 26th of November in the Rathaus Gauting. 48 members have works in the show all with reference to the […]

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Collaboration with Skategirls

Art Collaboration with Skategirls from Colombia I had the luck this week to meet the Skategirls from Colombia while they were in Munich giving art and skate classes in schools. We met during a print workshop given by the Colombian artist Jose Antonio Suarez Londoño who is currently exhibiting at Villa Stuck in Munich. I […]

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Curating and Politics

20 Positionen. The exhibition opens this Thursday 28th June in the Akademie Politische Bildung in Tutzing at 7 pm. Everyone invited. 20 GEDOK artists come together in this tightly curated exhibition. Each work has a political twist relating to current and historical politics. Architecture, the role of women and the #Me-too debate are just a number […]

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Penelope Richardson Guacamole performance April 2018 Galerie JPG

Guacamole Performance: Galerie JPG Marburg

Guacamole Performance in Spring at Galerie JPG in Marburg The Guacamole Performance was conceived as part of the Mexico series. I want to give viewers a real taste of Mexico to enhance the experience of the paintings. I believe food is an entry point into the work. During the performance, I dress a bit like […]

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Mexico Dreaming at Marburger Frühling

Mexico Dreaming at Marburger Frühling.   “Seit Jahren arbeitet Penelope Richardson gattungsübergreifend in München und ist dort vor allem für ihre Druckgrafik bekannt. Ihre Marburger Ausstellung “Mexico Dreaming” lockt mit frühlingshaften, frischen Farben: Pink, Neongelb, Orange neben Ozeanblau und Avocadogrün. Diese visuelle Erlebnis überträgt sich für den Besucher in ein schmackhaftes – die gebürtige Australierin […]

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New work for Mexico Dreaming in Marburg

New paintings for Mexico Dreaming in Marburg The five new paintings for the show “Mexican Dreaming” are painted in fluorescent, neon and high-key colours that are currently common in Richardson’s artist palette. The works are all small scale and despite their size, they pack a punch on the wall. Two of the works make specific […]

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© Penelope Richardson Cosmos for Humboldt Forum

Richardson makes Proposal for Humboldt Forum in the Berliner Palace

Richardson makes Proposal for Berliner Palace Portal International artists are invited to make proposals for an Art in Architecture (Kunst am Bau) project for the internal staircases of Portal 1 and Portal 5 of the Humboldt Forum in Berlin. It is in the reconstructed Berliner Palace, known in German as the Berliner Schloss. The building […]

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Real beasts invade gallery

Real beasts invade gallery A group of real beasts invade the ABC Westside Gallery during Penelope Richardson’s yoga and food performance, ‘Echte Biester’, an event which is part of the extended program of C.A.T. (Clear Air Turbulence) exhibition.   The artist was dressed as a domestic yogi in a bright pink training suit. She stood in from of […]

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C.A.T. opening Christian Ude

Christian Ude meets ‘Well, Hello Kitty…’

Yesterday, C.A.T. (Clear Air Turbulences) exhibition at ABC Westside Gallery was officially opened by Christian Ude, former Mayor of Munich and cat lover. The show, curated by Eva Kollmar, attracted more than 100 guests. The 7 artists – Inge Kurtz, Eva Kollmar, Inge Noeggerath, Christine Steiner, Judy Woodborne, Penelope Richardson, Eleanora Hofer – present different […]

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