Moeller Fine Art Closes Berlin Gallery

Moeller Fine Art's Berlin Gallery Photo via Facebook
Moeller Fine Art's Berlin Gallery Photo via Facebook


Moeller Fine Art announced on Wednesday morning that they will close their Berlin location, effective immediately. The gallery, founded in London in 1972 and based in New York since 1984, opened a Berlin location in 2009 under the direction of owner Achim Moeller’s daughter, Stephanie Moeller.

Located on the first floor of a pre-war building along Berlin’s Landwehr Canal, the wood-paneled space was one of Berlin’s most grand. In contrast to the city’s emphasis on new production, Moeller’s Berlin space often presented exhibitions of a retrospective nature.

Notable recent examples include that of R.B. Kitaj, coinciding with his much-lauded 2012 retrospective at the Jewish museum, a wide-ranging show of Lyonel Feininger’s works on paper along side painting’s by his son, T. Lux Feininger, and their most recent exhibition of Pravoslav Sovak (reviewed here by artnet News).

Stephanie Moeller will continue to represent Sovak privately as well as continuing to engage with her father’s New York gallery in an independent advisory and curatorial capacity.

Moeller Fine Art reports that they will continue their full exhibition program in New York. Meanwhile, they appear to be exploring more decentralized ways to build their business, announcing the launch of Moeller Art Advisory along with the closure of their Berlin gallery. The advisory will function independently of the gallery program and assist existing and new clients in building up their collections.

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