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 »
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 »
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.
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?
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.