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The top 5 Christmas Markets in Berlin

Last weekend was the first Advent Weekend and the Christmas spirit seems to have installed itself throughout the city. Soon enough we’re all going to be frantically running through the city to find that special gift we’ve postponed until the last moment. And this weekend is your last chance to visit the unique Christmas Markets and fetch some special gifts. We at Artconnect understand this, hence we’ve been doing our best to make your job easier and find the most artsy and special Christmas markets in town… and even for those who can’t stand the cold or hate the big masses of people drinking frantically Glühwein, here’s our fresh new online shop with beautiful artworks from wonderful artists of our network! Read more »

Review on Chiharu Shiota ‘Uncertain Journey’ at Blain Southern Gallery Berlin

Chiharu Shiota´s bright red yarn installation in Berlin’s Blain Southern Gallery emanates a fascination you hardly can withdraw from. Not only because of the size and the unique character of the art piece itself (Shiota uses almost 360 000 meter of yarn) but especially because ‘Uncertain Journey’ crawls under the skin.  Read more »

Review on Georg Ettl at Jiri Svestka Gallery – Early works from 1960s and 70s

Jiri Svestka Gallery, a small gallery hidden on the 3rd floor in front of the Blain|Southern Gallery, is a fine gem. Since the 16th of September in the context of the Berlin Art Week, they opened their doors to the exhibition of Georg Ettl, a German artist born on 1940 who migrated to the US to return during the ’70 and whose artwork is very difficult to categorize due to his versatility. Read more »

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EUROPEAN MONTH OF PHOTOGRAPHY in Berlin

It’s October; Time for the European Month of Photography and Germanys largest festival for photography. Since 2004, it has been a biannual event taking place in Berlin. The idea was born from a European network of festivals dedicated to the medium of photography. Read more »

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abc – art berlin contemporary 2016 insides

This years edition of the abc during Berlin Art Week represents 100 galleries from 17 countries and their individually curated positions towards contemporary art around the globe. Initially organized by Berlin based galleries as their free platform for art, the fair has become one of the most valuable, not only for the German market for contemporary art but also worldwide. See our highlights of Berlins 9th edition of the abc – art berlin contemporary 2016.

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abc – art berlin contemporary 2015

The abc-art berlin contemporary was developed by Berlin galleries as a platform to present individual works of contemporary art in Berlin. The 8th edition of the art fair brought together over 100 galleries. See this year’s highlights captured by IG Photography. Read more »

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Haus der Kulturen der Welt – The House of World Cultures

What kind of a future do we want to live in? How do our respective living conditions impinge upon each other? Haus der Kulturen der Welt stands as a reference point to discover and discuss answers and possibilities through contemporary arts and culture and that’s why we want to introduce the HKW and its program to you.

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Tips for Berlin Art Week 2015

The fourth edition of Berlin Art Week invites numerous international and local guests to the German capital for a variety of art related events between the 15th and the 20th of September. There will be a lot going on in these couple of days, so to aid your choice we have picked some highlights for you. Read more »

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Your Artconnect Weekend!

It’s summer and we know that it is the perfect time for partying so we have selected three cool events to go shake some hips at. Still it won’t be Artconnect if we don’t include an exhibition or a performance so we put some of that in the mix as well, but come on we know you like those stuff. Enjoy Your Artconnect Weekend! Read more »