Tuesday / BERLIN ART WEEK Opening
The Berlin Art Week begins on Tuesday, 15th September, 2015 at 6pm as a city-wide event: It starts with the cooperation project STADT/BILD with three large exhibition openings and a happening in the public space as well as the openings of “Ich kenne kein Weekend. Archive and Collection René Block” at n.b.k. and “Redemptions Jokes” at the nGbK, and a reception at Schinkel Pavillon. Free entrance!
Wednesday / PRIVATE COLLECTIONS, ABC GALLERY NIGHT
On Wednesday Berlin collectors open up their venues for a visit for the first time this week. On the evening prior to abc, all participating Berlin galleries will open their exhibitions in their local gallery spaces. Wednesday also marks the opening of Cindy Sherman at me Collectors Room.
Thursday / ART FAIRS
The art fairs abc art berlin contemporary and Positions Berlin open on Thursday. At abc, around 100 galleries from 17 countries will present artists from their programmes, and a curated show with works from Berlin’s private collections will be on view. This year, Positions is moving to a new venue, Berlin’s Arena, featuring 77 exhibitors from 16 countries. To mark the 20th anniversary of its founding, Landesverband Berliner Galerien (lvbg) will also present an exhibition at this venue.
Friday / PROJECT SPACES, TALKING GALLERIES, ALICJA KWADE
Friday is all about the project spaces: The new format Xchange as well as the Award Ceremony to the 14 winners of this year’s Project Space Art Award. For the first time Berlin Art Week will cooperate with Talking Galleries – an international forum for debate and exchange. Friday evening also marks the opening of Alicia Kwade’s solo show at Haus am Waldsee.
Saturday & Sunday / GUIDED TOURS & OTHER HIGHLIGHTS
On Saturday and Sunday, all Berlin Art Week exhibitions will be open at the times indicated, and Niche Berlin will offer tours to selected project spaces, art fairs, and institutions.
Sep 16, 2015, Wednesday, 18-21h [Tiergarten]
Blain|Southern Berlin | Time Capsules. By the side of the road. Wim Wenders’ recent photographs
Sep 16, 2015, Wednesday, 18-21h [Mitte]
Sprüth Magers Berlin | Jenny Holzer, Barbara Kruger, Louise Lawler, Cindy Sherman, Rosemarie Trockel
Sep 16, 2015, Wednesday, 19-22h [Prenzlauer Berg]
Photo Edition Berlin | „KONKRETE FOTOGRAFIE DIGITAL. Roger Humbert. Neue Werke 2008 – 2013“
Sep 17, 2015, Thursday, 19h [Mitte]
Galerie Hiltawsky | Joel-Peter Witkin – THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH
Sep 17, 2015, Thursday, 19h [Friedrichshain]
Fotogalerie Friedrichshain | Horst Hahn: Small Business – Kleingewerbe am Straßenrand
Sep 18, 2015, Friday, 19 Uhr [Mitte]
Alfred Ehrhardt Stiftung | Dörte Eißfeldt – Wildniß
Sep 18, 2015, Friday, 15-21h [Kreuzberg]
Sep 19, 2015, Saturday, 19h [Friedenau]
Galerie Alles Mögliche | Paula Muhr – Silenced Echo
PiB's exhibition recommendations during Berlin Art Week 2015
Further recommendations: Private Collections
Visit without Reservation:
16 SEP 2015, 2 – 6 pm
19 + 20 SEP 2015, 10 am – 6 pm
Art mediation 12 €
The Boros Collection is a private collection of contemporary art. It contains groups of works by international artists dating from 1990 to the present. Different facets of the collection have been on public display since 2008 in a converted bunker, situated in Berlin-Mitte, with 3000 sqm exhibition space spread over 80 rooms.
Bunker, Reinhardstraße 20, 10117 Berlin
Sammlung Ivo Wessel
Visit of the collection:
16 SEP 2015, 12 – 6 pm
Ivo Wessel’s private collection includes conceptual art, photography, and video. For the first time at this year’s Berlin Art Week, the collector will open his private space to the public, densely packed with various objects and art works of all media.
Lehrter Str. 57, 2nd house, 2nd floor, 10557 Berlin
Fotografie-Sammlung Arthur de Ganay
18 SEP + 19 SEP 2015, 2 pm
Admission fee 5 €
The Arthur de Ganay Photography Collection, open to the public, looks at photography, focusing on landscape and architectural photography in order to not distract the beholder from what Walter Benjamin called the “cult of memory”. By presenting selected works, the show intends to give photography a status equal to the other arts. With works by Thomas Ruff, Sarah Schönfeld, Laurenz Berges, Götz Diergarten, Susanne Schuricht, Elger Esser, Cadinda Höfer, Thomas Struth, and Hiroshi Sugimoto.
Köpenicker Straße 10a, 10997 Berlin