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One Night to Unite a City: Culture Night Belfast

 

On any normal Friday afternoon, the streets of Belfast are sparsely populated, frequented only by shoppers and workers. At night they can be even quieter, with people just gathering around the pubs of the area. But one Friday in September is different.

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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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Review on ‘World on Wire’ – Julia Stoschek Collection Berlin

In June, Julia Stoschek opened a temporary satellite exhibition in Berlin. With ‘World on Wire’ (Welt am Draht), the collector from Düsseldorf Stoschek fascinates Berlin with an outstanding media show devoted to exploring the influences of digitalization on society and what we know as reality, identity, and the environment.  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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Review on “Secret Compartments” at the Frankfurt Museum of Applied Art

By Lisa Kärcher and Manuel Reinhard

“Secret Compartments” at the Frankfurt Museum of Applied Art shows in a compelling way that art is able to offer something because it holds back much more. What does it reveal? What does it conceal? And how does it – if at all – reveal what it conceals?

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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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Art Cafes You Should Visit in Berlin

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 »