Must-See Art Guide: Frankfurt

Here are 9 exhibitions you won't want to miss during the 25th edition of Frankfurt Art Experience.

Pia Fries, utile (2012). Courtesy of Anita Beckers Contemporary Art Projects
Pia Fries, utile (2012). Courtesy of Anita Beckers Contemporary Art Projects

For a quarter of a century, the city of Frankfurt has kicked off the fall gallery season with Frankfurt Art Experience, a celebratory weekend showcasing all this unique city has to offer. This anniversary year, more than 50 art galleries, studios, and institutions will open to collectors and art enthusiasts. Plus, in a first for the weekend, the Paper Positions art fair will be hosting a coinciding Frankfurt edition.

If you happen to be in town, you’ll have a lot of ground to cover. So to get you on your way, we’ve picked out 9 exhibitions to get you started.

The fair focuses on works on paper. Courtesy of Paper Positions.

The fair focuses on works on paper. Courtesy of Paper Positions.

Exhibition: Paper Positions” 

When: September 5–8, 2019

Where: Flare of Frankfurt, Große Eschenheimer straße 16 60313 Frankfurt am Main

Liat Yossifor, The Face, 2019. Courtesy of Anita Beckys Contemporary Art Projects.

Liat Yossifor, The Face (2019). Courtesy of Anita Beckys Contemporary Art Projects.

Exhibition:Pia Fries & Liat Yossifor: Sculptural Surfaces

When: September 7–October 19, 2019

Where: Galerie Anita Beckers, Braubachstrasse 9, 60311 Frankfurt am Main

Amy Ernst, Icarus (2017). Courtesy Die Galerie.

Amy Ernst, Icarus (2017). Courtesy Die Galerie.

Exhibition:Surrealism and Beyond” 

When: September 5–November 2, 2019

Where: Die Galerie, Grüneburgweg 123, Frankfurt am Main

Laurenz Berges, Cloppenburg Series (1989). Courtesy of Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf.

Laurenz Berges, Cloppenburg Series (1989). Courtesy of Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf.

Exhibition:Laurenz Berges: Recollection

When: September 7–November 2, 2019

Where: Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf, Hanauer Landstraße, 136 Frankfurt am Main

Heiner Meyer, Beach Art (2011). Courtesy of Galerie Barbara von Stechow.

Heiner Meyer, Beach Art (2011). Courtesy of Galerie Barbara von Stechow.

Exhibition:Heiner Meyer” 

When: September 5–October 10, 2019

Where: Galerie Barbara von Stechow, Feldbergstraße 28, Frankfurt am Main

Hans Ticha, Hochrufer (grau) (1982). Courtesy Galerie Hanna Bekker vom Rath.

Hans Ticha, Hochrufer (grau) (1982). Courtesy Galerie Hanna Bekker vom Rath.

Exhibition:Hans Ticha

When: September 6–November 2, 2019.

Where: Galerie Hanna Bekker vom Rath, Geschäftsführerin Anja Döbritz-Berti e.K. Braubachstraße 12 60311 Frankfurt am Main

Rosemarie Trockel, JustineJuliette, 1988 © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019, MUSEUM MMK FÜR MODERNE KUNST

Rosemarie Trockel, Justine Juliette (1988). © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019, Museum für Moderne Kunst.

Exhibition:Museum

When: August 17, 2019–Februray 16, 2020. 

Where: Museum für Moderne Kunst, Domstraße 10 60311 Frankfurt am Main

katsuhito-nishikawa-Ridge

Katsuhito Nishikawa, Ridge (2008/2016). Courtesy Galerie Friedrich Müller. 

Exhibition:Katsuhito Nishikawa: Sculpture and Painting

When: September 6–October 5, 2019

Where: Japan Art–Galerie Friedrich Müller, Braubachstraße 9, Frankfurt am Main

Josef Hirthammer, Das Tableau der Vermissten (2017). Courtesy of Alp Galleries.

Josef Hirthammer, Das Tableau der Vermissten (2017). Courtesy of Alp Galleries.

Exhibition:Josef Hirthammer: Paradise Lost

When: September 5–November 8, 2019

Where: Alp Galleries, Eschborner Landstrraße. 164 D-60489, Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurt Art Experience will take place from Friday, September 6, to Sunday, September 8, 2019. 


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