Charity Auction at Autocenter

Henry Allsopp at Autocenter

Blog entry by Jeni Fulton – in Berlin; Wednesday, Sep. 14, 2011.

An energetic Henry Allsopp of Phillips de Pury presided over the Autocenter charity auction last Thursday, and managed to whip a somewhat reticent crowd into parting with close to €86 000.

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FAIR FLAIR: Preview Berlin 2011

Blog entry by Samantha Manton; Photography by Jules Webster – in Berlin; Monday, September 12, 2011.

For the last four days, we at Berlin Art Link have had the great pleasure of mingling amongst 61 exhibitors from 15 nations in the fantastically huge, historic space of Hangar 2 at Tempelhof Airport, soaking up the fervent atmosphere of ‘the emerging art fair’ Preview Berlin.
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Berlin Art Week…are you ready?

Blog entry by Samantha Manton – in Berlin; Monday, September 05, 2011.

This week, art-lovers of Berlin will be welcoming the beginning of a very busy autumn and coming out en-mass for some fantastic fairs and events that are offered as part of opening week of Berlin’s 2011 Kunstherbst.

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Call for Artists: I Eat Fear

Sept. 02, 2011
A new artist collective is seeking like-minded participants. And amidst the very many artist-manifestations this city seems eager to support, the name does spark some intrigue[read on]

Interweaving Performance Cultures:

Blog entry by Florence Reidenbach – in Berlin;Wednesday, August 31, 2011.

As part of his fellowship at the International Research Center « Interweaving Performance Cultures » at the Freie Universität Berlin, live-artist Nikhil Chopra is currently researching and performing in his Berlin studio; a former shop in Wedding.

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Künstlerhaus Bethanien: Latest showcase of talent

Guillaume Lachapelle, "Entre-temps", courtesy of Künstlerhaus Bethanien

Blog entry and Photos by Amee Lê – in Berlin; Wednesday, August 24, 2011.

In bringing international artists from various backgrounds and countries together, the Künstlerhaus Bethanien continues to encourage an ongoing dialogue between contemporary art and the public with its first-rate exhibitions.

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WERONIKA TROJANSKA at Engels, Neukölln

Weronika Trojanska - "postcards"

Blog entry by Florence Reidenbach – in Berlin; Sunday, August 21, 2011.

Polish artist Weronika Trojanska is taking part in the group show Breaking Point, curated by Überflug Berlin at Engels Café in Neukölln…Through these works Trojanska explores the origins of crisis and of wars- at how fantasy, utopia, and certain ideals can lead to horror, or, to borrow her own words “create a monster”.

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Time, precious time…
IOANA NEMES’ Monthly Evaluations (Time Exposure)

Blog entry by Samantha Manton – in Berlin; Saturday, August 20, 2011.

This week I was lucky enough to discover the conceptual work of Romanian artist Ioana Nemes following a visit to the Jiri Svestka Gallery in Schöneberg for their summer show ‘On the Threshold’. Three large wall pieces, each a different colour but each resembling a giant tombstone, dominate the brightest of spaces at the gallery, demanding a somewhat ominous sense of intrigue…

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Über Lebenskunst: The Art of Sustainable Living

Blog entry by Amee Lê – in Berlin; Friday, Aug. 19, 2011.

One thing I like about the German language is that it demonstrates the possibility of being both logical and fun. This week much-publicized festival initiated by the German Federal Cultural Foundation in cooperation with the House of World Cultures is titled, Über Lebenskunst, which can be read and interpreted as either “About the Art of Living” or “The Art of Survival”.

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Brought in from the street…MISS. TIC at the French Institute

Blog entry by Florence Reidenbach – in Berlin; Wednesday, August 17, 2011.

From the pavement of the Ku’damm you can view through the French Institute’s façade-spanning windows the paintings of Miss.Tic, hanging unusually on the gallery’s interior walls. One of the rare women on the street art scene, it is somehow bizarre to view her work inside a gallery space.

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