Exhibitions and Art events

Exhibitions and Art events

Exhibitions in 2015

A. Vesnin: Project design of the external façade of VKHUTEMAS dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the October Revolution: paper, printing, watercolor – © The Schusev State Museum of Architecture Moscow / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2014
IMEX - Max Pechstein: Doppelbildnis, 1910 Öl auf Leinwand, 89,5 x 89,5 cm – © SMB, Nationalgalerie
Rainer Werner Fassbinder am Set von Händler der vier Jahreszeiten, 1971 – © Foto: Peter Gaue
Weiblicher Figurenhaken Iatmul-Sprachgruppe, Dorf Yentschemangua Sammlung Kaiserin-Augusta-Fluss-Expedition 1912-13, Holz, Perlmuttschale, Fasern – © SMB – Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Ethnologisches Museum, Foto: Claudia Obrocki
Max Ernst: The Bewildered Planet, 1942 Oil on canvas. 110 x 140 Gift of the artist, 1955 – © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2015 / Photo Avraham Hay
Atelier Gladbacherstrasse, Düsseldorf Otto Piene im Atelier 1960 – © ZERO foundation; Otto Piene / VG Bild-Kunst; Foto: Sigfried Kühl

VKhUTEMAS – A Russian Laboratory of Modernity

Architecture designs 1920 – 1930. VKhUTEMAS, the ‚Russian Bauhaus’ is the legendary art school of 1920's Modernity. 250 drafts, drawings, paintings and models of teachers and students are exhibited. The exhibition was developed by the Schusev State Museum of Architecture Moscow.

    Tickets 10 €/ red. 7 €. Admission free for those aged 16 or under.

    Martin-Gropius-Bau from 05.12.2014 to 06.04.2015

    Dance of the Ancestors – Art of the Sepik River, Papua New Guinea

    For the first time artworks from Oceania are the subjects of an exhibition at the Martin-Gropius-Bau. They come from an area on the middle and lower reaches of the river Sepik in Papua-New Guinea. About 220 artworks from twelve lenders – some of Europe’s most prominent museums are involved – will be on view. As early as the beginning of the 20th century the aesthetics of the art of the Sepik region were fascinating European scholars and artists, Berlin and Basel being centres of Sepik scholarship.

    Tickets 9 €/ red. 6 €. Admission free for those aged 16 or under.

    Martin-Gropius-Bau from 03/18/2015 to 06/14/2015

    ZERO - the international art movement of the 1950s and 1960s

    ZERO foundation presents the most comprising ZERO exhibition since it's foundation in the early 1950s and 1960s in Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin. ZERO was the biggest and most international art movement after the Second World War. About 175 works show the spectrum of media wich the ZERO movement were working with.

    Tickets 11 €/ red. 8 €. Admission free for those aged 16 or under.

    Martin-Gropius-Bau from 03/21/2015 to 06/08/2015

    The Century Mark - Tel Aviv Museum of Art visits Berlin

    To mark the 50th anniversary of German-Israeli diplomatic relations, the Tel Aviv Museum is sending some of its most important works to Martin-Gropius-Bau including masterpieces by some of the greats of Modernist art: Jackson Pollock, Edgar Degas, Wassily Kandinsky, Claude Monet, Marc Chagall, Mark Rothko and Lesser Ury. They will be juxtaposed in the exhibition against video installations and photographic works by contemporary Israeli artists, including Yael Bartana, Guy Ben Ner and Nevet Yitzchak.

    Tickets 10 €/ red. 7 €. Admission free for those aged 16 or under.

    Martin-Gropius-Bau from 03/27/2015 to 06/21/2015

    Fassbinder – NOW

    The exhibition marks Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s 70th birthday on 31st May. The presentation provides a new impetus to engage with one of the most significant German directors. Excerpts from Fassbinder’s films, shown as a compilation on three large screens, introduce the most important themes in his œuvre and also highlight the stylistic resources, such as lighting, framing and direction of gaze, that characterise his films.

    Tickets 9 €/ red. 6,50 €. Admission free for those aged 16 or under.

    Martin-Gropius-Bau from 05/06/2015 to 08/23/2015

    Impressionismus – Expressionismus. Turning Point in Art

    A unique, large-scale exhibition focusing on impressionism and expressionism is shown at Old National Gallery. Both impressionist and expressionist paintings are audience attractions around the world. The exhibition is the first show that will explicitly compare the two styles. About 160 works of both epochs are shown with art pieces of Renoir, Degas, Cézanne, Monet and Kirchner, Heckel, Klee.

    VIP Tickets

    The VIP ticket allows visitors to enter the exhibition directly without waiting in line. Audio guide (German, English or French) included. Available Tue–Sun, 11am–12pm and 2pm–3pm Children under the age of 6 can be taken along free of cost. Tickets: 30 euros.

    Old National Gallery from 05/22/2015 to 09/20/2015

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