berlin art scene

  • by Nathan M., 28 Jan 2014
    It is that time of the year: snow is on the ground, a biting dryness is in the air, and transmediale 2014 is on the brink of opening. This year, the festival centers around the idea of residual afterglow - "The [digital] revolution is over. Welcome to the afterglow," artistic director Kristoffer Gansing...
  • by Nathan M., 22 Jan 2014
    Of the latest trends in op/ed journalism today, the list is topped by anxiety culture, the Generation Y/Millenials, and the morality of using unpaid interns (Hi! That's me!). KLEMM'S latest exhibition - which opened last Friday - seemed to toy with similar ideas of self-importance, self-awareness, and...
  • by Nathan M., 13 Jan 2014
    From France to Luxembourg, and Australia to Austria, the four co-curators of insitu are the perfect example of Berlin's collaborative/creative museum and gallery culture. Coming from a variety of commercial galleries, the team of Nora Mayr, Lauren Reid, Gilles Neiens, and Marie Graftieaux (pictured above from left...
  • by Nathan M., 5 Dec 2013
    I wonder what we will tell our grandchildren about “the good old days”—has the foundation of late-in-life nostalgia already passed us by, or are these overcast days spent huddling over our laptops and coffee mugs the “golden days” we will never forget? Or is - as Gertrude Stein would say...
  • Figge von Rosen booth with Diana Sirianni
    by Despina Stokou, 20 Sep 2013
    And action! First thing I did on the fair was a step back, fretting from the crazy whip lady, one of the many shows/actions to be set up and taken down in the course of 2 hours in the Upcoming Exhibitions section right by the entrance. Is she performing a Julius von Bismarck? What I thought was as...
  • by Nathan M., 19 Sep 2013
    art berlin contemporary’s sixth edition opens today at Station Berlin! Following the success of last year’s art fair format, galleries across the world were invited to demonstrate their ability as producers for artists at this year’s fair. With 133 galleries representing around 18 countries, around...
  • by Nathan M., 16 Sep 2013
    In the sixth edition of abc art berlin contemporary, first-time director Maike Cruse presents over 130 galleries and 18 countries, with the three-day-long fair pushing each gallery and institution to demonstrate their abilities as producers for artists.  With many pieces made specially for the fair, abc features...
  • by Despina Stokou, 2 Sep 2013
    Imagine you finally get invited to the Venice Biennale and you end up in this mess, in the upper left corner no less….That is what I thought about Sgarbi’s (mostly) painting cluster Arte no est Cosa Nostra, which appalled the art world in the Italian pavilion of the Venice Biennal two years ago. That was...

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