“Don Quixote” at Barbara Weiss, Berlin

Press release: Miguel de Cervantes composed – with a strict economy of means – the two volumes of his novel as a complex web in which his personal situation, the socio-political context, and formal innovations interweave. Cervantes did not only introduce an astounding level of self-reflexivity, he also created a reservoir of strategies from which

Judith Hopf at KW, Berlin

Press release: Since the 1990s, Judith Hopf (born 1969 in Karlsruhe, DE) has been developing an independent artistic language that has consistently managed to stake out new ground over the years, be it in the form of sculpture, film, drawing, performance or even stage design. Her works are deeply rooted in the use of everyday

Michael E. Smith at KOW, Berlin

Michael E. Smith was born in 1977 in Detroit, MI, USA. His objects and pictures as well as his videos seem like physical reconstructions of emotional disfigurement, his exhibitions like an archeology of humanity. He counters the ecological and economic disaster of our era with a materialism of basic needs, displayed as a layout of

Lucy Skaer at KW, Berlin

Press release: In autumn 2017, KW Institute for Contemporary Art presents the first solo exhibition by British artist Lucy Skaer in Berlin. Comprising of a large body of new work embedded in a selection of existing works from the last ten years, the exhibition presents the most substantial survey of Skaer’s work to date in

Willem de Rooij at KW, Berlin

Press Release: Willem de Rooij (born 1969 in Beverwijk, NL) investigates the production, contextualization, and interpretation of images. His multifaceted practice includes photography, films, videos, sculpture, sound recordings, and writing. Appropriated materials, such as found images, objects borrowed from art historical or ethnographic collections, or works by other artists play an important role. De Rooij’s works

Barbara Kruger at Sprüth Magers, Berlin

Press Release: Sprüth Magers presents FOREVER, a new site-specific work by Barbara Kruger. For this installation, which occupies all four walls and the floor of the Berlin gallery’s main exhibition space, the artist has created one of her immersive room-wraps and several new vinyl works. Their boldly designed textual statements on the nature of truth,

Peter Wächtler at Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin

Press release: Peter Wächtler (*1979) works with animation, video, sound, sculpture, drawing and text, that often, in the form of prose or poetry, narratively encompasses his (animated) images and pictorial objects. Language in his installations becomes an element of transfer, through which the artist creates temporal overlays from history, contemporary modes of life and fictions

Angela Bulloch at Esther Schipper, Berlin

Press release: Esther Schipper is pleased to announce the opening of Heavy Metal Body, new sculptures by Angela Bulloch, which will inaugurate Esther Schipper’s new gallery space at Potsdamer Strasse 81E, in parallel to Take Over, an exhibition of new works by Anri Sala. Three new sculptures which expand the body of work that Angela

Sarah Lucas at CFA, Berlin

Press release: Contemporary Fine Arts is pleased to announce the exhibition “FunQRoc” with Sarah Lucas. An organic programme of events, concerts, collective art-making, and meals directed by the artist and Julian Simmons took place at CFA-Charlottenburg on the occasion of the Easter weekend. Characteristic of Sarah Lucas’s practice is the use of simple, everyday materials

Hanne Lippard at KW, Berlin

Press release: KW Institute for Contemporary Art is pleased to present the first institutional solo exhibition by Norwegian artist Hanne Lippard (born 1984 in Milton Keynes, GB). Over the past years, Lippard has focused herself on the production of language solely through the usage of the voice. Her practice stems from design by which she

Michael Sailstorfer at KÖNIG GALERIE, Berlin

Press release: In his sixth solo exhibition at KÖNIG GALERIE, Berlin-based artist Michael Sailstorfer presents two uniquely paired works — Brenner (2017), a new, large-scale sculptural installation, and the video Traenen (2015). Both works consider not only their relationship to one another, but above all their respective placement within the gallery, making full use of

Jenny Holzer at Oracle, Berlin

Press release: Jenny Holzer’s Inflammatory Essays (1979–82) consist of 24 short texts, each a hundred words long, arranged in twenty lines. They are printed in Times Roman Bold Italic and each sheet is 17 x 17 inches. Holzer originally pasted them in the streets of Manhattan, selecting each location according to the nature of each

Adrian Piper at Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin

Press release: The Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin presents Adrian Piper’s first solo exhibition in a German museum. The Probable Trust Registry: The Rules of the Game #1-3 features her same-titled major work recently acquired for the collection of the Nationalgalerie – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. The work consists of three identical,