Berlin Art Week

On the occasion of the sixth edition of the Berlin Art Week and the first edition of art berlin, we interviewed Berlin-based artist Felix Kiessling to share with us his perspective on the Berlin art scene. Greatly involved in the art week, Felix is having a solo show at alexander levy and a participation into the Festival of Future Nows. Born in 1980 in Hamburg, Felix currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany. Since October 2008 Kiessling has been a student at the Universität der Künste Berlin (UDK) and has been a participant in Olafur Eliasson’s Institut für Raumexperimente since 2009. Carla Ingrasciotta: Let’s start with your exhibition at alexander levy “Neuordnung II”.... Read More
© Courtesy of Felix Kiessling
© Kulturprojekte Berlin, Photo: Sergej Horovitz

The Sixth Berlin Art Week


13/09/2017 - 17/09/2017

From September 13 to 17, 2017 the city of Berlin is hosting the sixth edition of the Berlin Art Week, a 6-day cultural event including fairs, art events, artist films, performances and exhibitions to discover the contemporary art scene in town. This... Read More
POSITIONS Berlin Art Fair

POSITIONS Berlin Art Fair 2017

Arena Berlin
14/09/2017 - 17/09/2017

POSITIONS Berlin Art Fair was born to echo Berlin’s lively contemporary art discourse and give a voice and a platform to its crowd of international galleries and artists. 83 selected galleries gather into the 6,500 sqm hall of the Berlin Arena,... Read More
abc gallery night

Art Berlin

Station Berlin
14/09/2017 - 17/09/2017

A brand new art fair born from a partnership between abc art berlin contemporary and Art Cologne. The fair is welcoming around 110 international established and emerging galleries from 16 countries in the spaces of Station at Gleisdreieck. Coinciding... Read More
Gallery Openings

Art Berlin Program and Gallery Openings

Various venues in Berlin
15/09/2017 - 17/09/2017

Program Friday, 15 September 11 am Tomás Saraceno. Floating with one‘s feet on the ground. Exclusive tour of the studio with Tomás Saraceno. Studio Tomás Saraceno, rsvp at rsvp@artberlinfair.com 12.30 pm Peles Empire. Studio visit with Peles Empire. Studio... Read More

Featured exhibitions

Italian born, Berlin-based artist Monica Bonvicini is staging a site specific installation conceived for the large exhibition hall of the Berlinische Galerie which investigates the term facade and its function. Coinciding with this show, Monica is also participating to the 15th Istanbul Biennale.
Monica Bonvicini, 2017, © Monica Bonvicini / VG BILD-KUNST, Bonn 2017
Lamya Gargash, Diana, 2012, from the series ‘Through the Looking Glass’, Courtesy of the artist and The Third Line
The exhibition puts together 50 contemporary artists from the UAE, a country which was founded in 1971 and is already home to 200 nationalities. It showcases, in addition to older works, 20 which are commissioned for this specific exhibition. The artist... Read More
Harun Farocki
“Mit Anderen Mitteln — By Other Means” is a retrospective dedicated to the late Harun Farocki (1944-2014), the influential German filmmaker known for over 100 films and experimental documentaries, short and feature films. Farocki was also a prolific... Read More
Jeroen de Rijke/Willem de Rooij, I’m Coming Home in Forty Days, 1997, Production Still, Courtesy of Galerie Buchholz and Willem de Rooij
KW Institute for Contemporary art this fall presents works by Dutch artist Willem de Rooij. The works have been made in the past 20 years and it includes his collaboration with Jeroen de Rijke. His sometimes abstract works frequently contain socio-political... Read More
Occupy Oakland, Oakland City Hall, 2011. Courtesy of the artist and Gavin Brown Enterprise.
“My greatest strength has been empathy with others different from myself.” Danny Lyon The artist is the one of Jewish immigrants and he was just 20 years old in 1963 when he took the photographs of young African-Americans protesting racial conflict... Read More

Events

Videoart at Midnight 2017

BABYLON cinema hall
01/01/2017 - 31/12/2017

Founded in 2008 by Olaf Stüber and Ivo Wessel, “Videoart at Midnight” invites every month artists to present video works in the legendary BABYLON theatre. The invited artist is always present and the screening might be followed by performances, debates, concerts or lectures.
Videoart at Midnight
Hamburger Banhof Berlin
A four day event of creativity and spontaneity. The programme aims at engaging with a young and diverse crowd to put together impredictable performances, music, dance, experiments and exercises. The Festival of Future Nows 2017 → ∞ brings together... Read More
Kino Arsenal Berlin

LA > X Los Angeles Artist Film Festival 2017

Kino Arsenal
13/09/2017 - 13/09/2017

Under the umbrella of the Berlin Art Week, this year’s Artist Film Festival is dedicated to filmmakers from Los Angeles to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the partnership between the cities of Berlin and Los Angeles. The Kino Arsenal will host screenings... Read More
Berghain Kantine

Good to Talk: 46 Hours in Conversation

Berghain Kantine
08/09/2017 - 10/09/2017

On the occasion of the Berlin Art Week, Berlin based galleries has created a pro­gram of talks which will run for 46 hours non-stop. The program includes lec­tures, and panel dis­cus­sions, performances mu­si­cal acts, and the oc­ca­sional dance... Read More
Newsalar © Charlotte Bastian

Mind the Space Project Space Art Award

Bar Babette
15/09/2017 - 15/09/2017

Organized by the Network of Berlin Independent Project Spaces and Initiatives, the award ceremony of “Award for Artistic Project Spaces and Initiatives” takes place on September 15, 2017. Check out the full program: Panel, “It’s... Read More

Art Spaces

Museums, Galleries and Foundations in Berlin
Installation View of the show Interstellar, 2015
Ingeborg Lüscher, "300 Million Years" Exhibition view
Courtesy Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart
Arnold Crane, exhibition view at Camera Work, Berlin, 2011.

Camera Work

Galleries

Blain|Southern, Berlin, Morellet Banner.
Wolfgang Tillmans at Galerie Buchholz

Galerie Buchholz

Galleries

Courtesy of Arratia Beer.

Arratia Beer

Galleries

Courtesy of Galerie Guido W. Baudach. Photo by Roman März.
Courtesy of Buchmann Galerie.

Buchmann Galerie

Galleries

Courtesy of Capitain Petzel.

Capitain Petzel

Galleries

Courtesy of Carlier | Gebauer.
Courtesy the artist and ŻAK I BRANICKA Photo: Marcus Schneider

Zak |Branicka

Galleries

Leisure

Restaurants, bars and hotels in Berlin
The Westin, Berlin
The Ritz Carlton Berlin
Das Stue

Das Stue

Hotels

Regent Hotel Berlin
Casa Camper Berlin

Casa Camper

Hotels

Lux 11 Hotel Berlin

Lux 11

Hotels

The Circus Hotel
Hotel Amano Berlin

Hotel Amano

Hotels

Hotel De Rome
Hotel Zoo Berlin
The Mandala Hotel
Cosmo Hotel Berlin Mitte