Aug. 30, 2011
Grimmuseum is once again teaming up with Tupajumi Foundation to organize the second FITAX1500 in Berlin, offering an alternative way of wheeling and dealing art during the artfair week…[read on]
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.
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”.
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…
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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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.
Blog entry by Amee Lê – in Berlin; Tuesday, August 16, 2011.
Since December 2010, added to the independent art scene of Berlin is the satellite space of Or Gallery – one of the oldest & most successful artist-run centres from Vancouver, Canada. Within only eight months, Or Berlin is now already on its third show which includes two exhibitions, Rachelle Sawatsky’s Mixed Pictures and Hadley+Maxwell’s …Um, both on until August 27, 2011
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Blog entry by Katy Diamond Hamer – in Berlin; Wednesday, August 10, 2011.
This past Friday, I attended the opening for New York based artist Jonathan Schipper
at DITTRICH & SCHLECHTRIEM
located in the Mitte section of Berlin.
Approaching the gallery, viewers spilled from the interior onto the sidewalk, beer in hand.
Article & photos by Samantha Manton // Aug. 09, 2011
ANNEX:art is currently accepting submissions for its Digital Unity residency project which begins in September – the results of which will be exhibited in both the Prignitz and Berlin…[read on]
Blog entry by Monica Salazar, Founding Director, Berlin Art Link – in Berlin;Thursday, August 4, 2011.
Christopher Cairns’ studio, an 8,000 square-foot former fire station in Havertown, Pennsylvania, houses over 100 handmade bronze and plaster sculptures. Some are finished, while others are ongoing works.
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Article by Jeni Fulton in Berlin // Aug. 2, 2011
Iman Rezai glues, drips, drapes and paints. Large-scale collages dominate the Iranian artist’s (born 1981) recent output. Found objects in the form of Darth Vader outfits, plastic bags and[read on…]