what to see at gallery weekend berlin
Our highlights from our favourite galleries at Europe's underground art capital.
franz gertsch, at luciano's house, 1973
From the 1st to 3rd of May, the 11th edition of the Gallery Weekend Berlin takes place. More then 40 galleries will open new shows presenting newcomers as well as established names of the art world. We had a closer look to find out what's going on in Berlin's art scene right now.
Robin Bruch, Major Works On Paper (1972 - 1985) II, Mathew, Schaperstraße 12
Mathew Gallery is the latest project by David Lieske and Peter Kersten, founder of record label Dial Records. In addition to their Berlin location, they have a space in New York. The opening of Robin Bruch's solo exhibition Major Works on Paper (1972 - 1985) II is going to be held on Friday.
Isa Genzken - El Salvador, Galerie Buchholz, Fasanenstraße 30
Isa Genzken is the internationally renowned Berlin-based artist. In her eleventh solo exhibition at the Buchholz Gallery, she revisits her 1980 work El Salvador with her new projects.
Cyprien Gaillard and Marcel van Eeden, Sprüth Magers, Oranienburger Straße 18
Two solo exhibitions open at the Sprüth Magers Gallery, Where Nature Runs Riot with works by Cyprien Gaillard and The Symmetry Argument with works by Marcel van Eedens. The focus of Gaillard's solo exhibition is a film that has been shot over the last three years in Berlin, Cleveland and Los Angeles; additionally there are going to be double exposed polaroids and sculptures by the Paris-born artist. Van Eedens solo exhibition features monochrome works that are based exclusively on visual material from before this year of birth 1965.
Field Vision: Christian Jankowski, Jon Rafman, Future Gallery, Keithstraße 10 .
The Future Gallery shows works by Christian Jankowski and Jon Rafman in Field Vision. Christian Jankowski is a multimedia artist who works primarily with film, photographs and installations. Jon Rafman's work blurs the boundaries between the real and the virtual, famously harnessing Google Street View to create artwork.
OLGA BALEMA (solo) and DARJA BAJAGIC / ALEKSANDER HARDASHNAKOV, Croy Nielsen, Weydingerstraße 10
The Croy Nielsen Gallery shows Olga Balema's solo exhibition Cannibals, and the group exhibition Softer Than Stone And Sick In Your Mind, with works by Darja Bajagic and Aleksander Hardashnakov in the their second showroom apartment.