Aaron Rose / Beautiful Loser Movement

October 18th, 2010 // No Comments // Posted by Andrea

Circleculture Gallery, Berlin presents “Trouble”, new works by Aaron Rose, which give very personal and direct insights into the artist’s mind. Aaron Rose is perhaps best known as a curator. With his touring show Beautiful Losers and the documentary of the same name, he brought underground artists to public attention, championing a DIY aesthetic informed by their various backgrounds as skaters, punk rock fans and graffiti writers.

Aaron Rose is a lot more of an influence than you probably ever thought. He’s responsible for the large-scale, traveling museum exhibition titled “Beautiful Losers” (there’s a book too), he’s a writer and independent curator who shows all over the world, and he was the owner/director of the highly influential Alleged Gallery in New York for 10 years.

click here  for the Interview – Some true words of him about the culture development.

shots of his current art exhibition in the circleculture gallery in Berlin:

For this show he has a particular obsession: painting on suitcases. “Suitcases from the 50s to 70s were manufactured in such interesting color palettes – these incredible mustard yellows and army greens,” he says. Rose calls the works (some of which are stuffed with surprise goodies for buyers to walk away with) “object paintings,” displaying them in the spirit of Duchamp. Art historical references aside, the show’s conceptual slant is psychological, personal even. “It’s my baggage,” says Rose. “The exhibition is going to be very much a confession, what all my problems are.”

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