Must-See Art Guide: Berlin

This week's guide features Hubertus Hamm, Akim Monet, Anna Baklane, and more.

Akim Monet, UNTITLED V (Les trois graces qui dancent) (2009). Courtesy of Side by Side Gallery Akim Monet GmbH.

Guten tag, Berliners. This is a guide for an ambitious week of art sight-seeing, so let’s not waste any time: Head to Buchmann Galerie for a refreshingly focused exhibition of expressive charcoal drawings by the American-British artist William Tucker. For a critical exploration of portrait photography, visit Galerie Kornfeld Berlin for Hubertus Hamm’s wide away from conceptual interpretations of the genre—be sure not to miss the fingerprint portraits, especially. Then, make your next stop at Galerie Nordenhake for poetic sculptures made from discarded industrial materials. With minimal intervention, artist Meuser is able to get a lot of mileage out of materials that have been used to less inventive ends by many other artists, and achieve touchingly memorable results. If you’d rather look for some abstract painting, Jonathan Bragdon’s solo show at Aurel Scheibler features a range of approaches and techniques, from landscape-inspired compositions to densely patterned canvases.

Berlin is detestably Europe’s most arty city, so you know what to do: make the most of it and visit as many galleries as you can!

Exhibition:Homage to Auguste Rodin
February 10–March 25, 2017
Side by Side Gallery Akim Monet GmbH, Potsdamer Straße 81b, Berlin, Germany

Hubertus Hamm, Portrait II, Hubertus (1990). Courtesy of Galerie Kornfeld Berlin.

Exhibition:Hubertus Hamm: Narziss und Goldgrund
When:  March 11–April 15, 2017
Galerie Kornfeld Berlin, Fasanenstraße 26, Berlin, Germany

Anna Baklane, Windless Day (2015). Courtesy of TVD ART Galerie.

When: January 20–April 28, 2017
TVD ART Galerie, Schlüterstraße 54, Eingang Niebuhrstraße, Berlin, Germany

Meuser, Kreisverkehr (2017). Courtesy of Galerie Nordenhake.

Exhibition:MEUSER: Kann ich mich hier auch selbst einweisen?
When: March 4–March 22, 2017
Galerie Nordenhake, Lindenstrasse 34, Berlin, Germany

Jonathan Bragdon, Study for World End – Beginning (1990). Courtesy of Aurel Scheibler.

Exhibition:Jonathan Bragdon: The Path
When: January 21–March 18, 2017
Aurel Scheibler, Schöneberger Ufer 71, Berlin, Germany

Edgar Sarin, Träne (2017). Courtesy of Konrad Fischer Galerie.

Exhibition:Edgar Sarin: Hierarchisch angeordnete Edelgesteine, dreizehn
When: March 3–April 13, 2017
Konrad Fischer Galerie, Lindenstraße 35, Berlin, Germany

Ilya & Emilia Kabakov, The Appearance Of Collage # 12 (2012). Courtesy of Kewenig Galerie.

Exhibition:Ilya & Emilia Kabakov: Paintings 2012–2015
When: February 11–April 15, 2017
Kewenig Galerie, Brüderstraße 10, Berlin, Germany

William Tucker, Untitled (#4) (1990). Courtesy of Buchmann Galerie.

Exhibition:William Tucker: Charcoal Drawings
When: March 11–April 22, 2017
Buchmann Galerie, Charlottenstraße 13, Berlin, Germany

Enoc Perez, One World Trade Center (2015). Courtesy of KÖNIG Galerie.

When: February 17–March 26, 2017
KÖNIG Galerie, St. Agnes, Alexandrinenstr. 118-121, Berlin, Germany

“ART²√MAGIC + LOVE” installation view. Courtesy of Magic Beans.

Exhibition:ART²√MAGIC + LOVE: Group Exhibition curated by Larissa Kikol
When: February 17–March 19, 2017
Magic Beans, Auguststrasse 86, Berlin, Germany

Dirk Stewen. Courtesy of Gerhardson Gerner.

Exhibition:Dirk Stewen
When: March 10–April 20, 2017
Gerhardson Gerner, Linienstraße 85, Berlin, Germany


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