Andro Wekua at Sprüth Magers, Berlin

Press release: At the center of Andro Wekua’s new exhibition at Sprüth Magers is a life-size sculpture made of nickel silver – a silver-like alloy of copper, nickel and zinc – and a group of paintings. The untitled sculpture recalls Wekua’s earlier mannequin figures and continues their subtle formal vocabulary. The androgynous figure appears situated

Philip Poppek at Stadium, Berlin

Press release: The entire catalogue raisonné of the painter is scanned and an archive of all contained word paintings is created. The archive is subjected to an automated vectorization process. Painted images are photographed on film grain or chip, printed as a raster image in the catalogue, converted into vector graphics by an algorithmic process.

Bettina Pousttchi at Buchmann Box, Berlin

Press release: In the Buchmann Box Bettina Pousttchi (*1971 in Mainz, lives and works in Berlin) is showing new sculptures under the title Allee / Avenue, which start out from the artist‘s engagement with public space and its structures. Street furniture, in this case protective tree-barriers, have been brought into a mobile, dynamic form by

Prabhavathi Meppayil at Esther Schipper, Berlin

Press release: Esther Schipper is pleased to announce Prabhavathi Meppayil’s first solo exhibition with the gallery, entitled b/seven eighths. The exhibition will include four ensembles of works. Prabhavathi Meppayil transposes in her works the techniques and materials associated with the ancestral craft of goldsmithery into a contemporary plastic language that belongs to the modernist canon,

Teresa Margolles at DAAD, Berlin

Press Release: The daadgalerie presents two new projects by Mexican artist Teresa Margolles, created during her stay in Berlin. Teresa Margolles repeatedly addresses feelings of loss, pain, and emptiness provoked by everyday violence and its impact on individual destinies, on families and friends, and on a society in general. She works assiduously against the anonymization

Luca Vitone, Georgia Dickie, David Jablonowski at Rolando Anselmi, Berlin

Press release: Rolando Anselmi is pleased to present the third chapter of the three-artists-show program in the Berlin gallery, introducing works by Luca Vitone, Georgia Dickie and David Jablonowski. For this exhibition, Luca Vitone presents works from the series “Ich, Rosa Luxemburg Platz (Rosa Luxemburg Strasse)”. These works, realised by displaying canvas in an outdoor

“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