Leica camera celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. A good reason for C/O Berlin to dedicate an exhibition to the brand, covering the work of hundreds of photographers who have used their Leica as, in the words of Henri Cartier-Bresson, an “optical extension of the eye”.
Some people take their coffee with milk, others with sugar. We like ours with an exciting event program and some art on the side. Thankfully Berlin has a lot to offer in this department. Take a look at Artconnect’s favourite art cafes, bars and restaurants that really embrace the creativity in Berlin. Read more »
The two very talented illustrators and artists Sac Magique and Dan Haskett delivered a unique silkscreen workshop at the Druck Berlin Festival. Photographer Catalina Pérez López captured these creative moments for us in order to get an insight into the screen printing process.
The Sámi Contemporary exhibition in Berlin offers a magnificent outlook on northern art with the question of cultural identity within the contradiction of the traditional Sámi culture and modern world as the central motif. It also shows that there is no generally applicable definition of Sámi Culture.
“Adornists of the world unite.” That’s how the manifesto of the art movement Adornisim starts. The involved Berlin-based artists are dealing with the over decoration in art and rebel against mass production and trends. But what does Adornisim exactly mean? We had a very first look at their manifesto.
From Friday July 1st to Sunday August 2nd, the sixth installment of Berlin Graphic Days 2015 took over the Urban Spree. This time, the low-key art fair featured over 70 local artists. We hung out there with a camera all Saturday afternoon. Here’s what we saw.
How did Berlin end up looking the way it does now? The Berlinische Galerie’s current exhibition, Radically Modern: Planning and Building in 1960s Berlin uses archival films, architectural designs, scale models and contemporary art to answer that question, creating a time capsule of urban planning and design in 1960s Berlin. Read more »
We all know that Berlin is an internationally recognized creative center, hosting some of the best artists and exhibitions. Where is this creative potential developed, though? To answer this question, we decided to take a look at the artists before the spotlights and the big shows, and go back to school. Here we present you the top Artschools in Berlin, or else said where the young creative minds are expanded.
After recovering from the first of May we were ready to discover this year’s Gallery Weekend 2015. We tried to see as many galleries as possible from the official guide – that’s more than 40 locations! As always it was a really nice experience to stroll through the city and explore the art world. Here are our art highlights and the most interesting exhibitions from the last three days. A resume in pictures. Read more »