Art That Spans The Cen­turies


3–7pm). Hanseat­en­weg 10. T: 030.200572000. S Belle­vue, U Hansaplatz. C3

Alte Nationalgalerie

A splen­dorous col­lec­tion of 19th- cen­tury art. To 20 Sep: Im­pres­sion­ism– Ex­pres­sion­ism. Art at a Turn­ing Point traces the sim­i­lar­i­ties and dif­fer­ences be­tween the two move­ments and ex­am­ines their en­dur­ing pop­u­lar­ity. Tue– Fri 10am– 6pm ( Thu un­til 8pm), Sat–Sun 10am– 6pm. €12/6 with ex­hi­bi­tion, €10/5 mu­seum only.­seum. Bode­str. 1– 3. T: 030.266424242. S+U Friedrich­straße, S Hack­escher Markt. E3

Ber­lin­is­che Ga­lerie

A mod­ern art col­lec­tion of 5000+ works of Ger­man and Eastern Euro­pean paint­ings. To 26 Oct: Rad­i­cally Mod­ern, the first- ever com­pre­hen­sive ex­hi­bi­tion on Ber­lin’s ar­chi­tec­tural her­itage and ur­ban de­vel­op­ment. Wed– Mon 10am– 6pm. €8/5 (€10/ 7 dur­ing ex­hi­bi­tions).­is­chega­lerie. de. Alte Jakob­str. 124-128. T: 030.78902600. U Hallesches Tor. E4

Bode Mu­seum

An ex­ten­sive col­lec­tion of Old Mas­ters’ paint­ings, a sec­tion ded­i­cated to an­cient coins, and many works of Ro­man and Byzan­tine art. To 13 Sep: ONE GOD– Abra­ham’s Legacy on the Nile takes a closer look at Jews, Chris­tians, and Mus­lims in Egypt from an­tiq­uity to the Mid­dle Ages. To 27 Sep: The Lost Mu­seum com­mem­o­rates the end of WWII and the loss of nu­mer­ous works of art in the two fires that oc­curred in the Friedrichshain bunker. To 30 Sep: I Gave Gold for Iron fo­cuses on the short­age of me­tal dur­ing WWI and the sub­se­quent emer­gency print­ing of money in Ger­many and Aus­tria. Tue– Fri 10am– 6pm ( Thu un­til 8pm), Sat– Sun 10am– 6pm. €8/4.­seum. Am Kupfer­graben. T: 030.266424242. S+U Friedrich­straße, S Hack­escher Markt. E3

C/O Ber­lin

Con­tem­po­rary art and pho­tog­ra­phy has fi­nally re­opened in the Amerika Haus, which housed the Amer­i­can li­brary dur­ing the Cold War era. To 1 Nov: Rudi Meisel. Com­pa­tri­ots 1977-1987 Two Ger­manys. The un­der­ly­ing sim­i­lar­i­ties be­tween the then-firmly es­tab­lished East and the West are doc­u­mented in Meisel’s in­quis­i­tive pho­tog­ra­phy. To 1 Nov: Eyes Wide Open! high­lights more than 300 works by renowned Leica pho­tog­ra­phers and how the Leica in­flu­enced 20th cen­tury pho­tog­ra­phy. Daily 11am– 8pm. €10/5. ber­ Har­den­bergstr. 22–24. T: 030.28444160. S+U Zool­o­gis­cher Garten. C4

Dalí - The Ex­hi­bi­tion

The per­ma­nent ex­hibit fea­tures more than 400 works, most from pri­vate col­lec­tions, by the Sur­re­al­ist pain­ter, with a fo­cus on draw­ing, il­lus­tra­tion, and film. Dalí fans ex­plore new per­spec­tives of the artist’s life and work. Daily noon– 8pm (Sun from 10am). €11. www. dal­iber­ Leipziger Platz 7. Toll num­ber: 0700.3254237546. U Pots­damer Platz. D3

Deutsche Bank Kun­stHalle

With an em­pha­sis on pa­per and pho­tog­ra­phy, the Deutsche Bank’s art col­lec­tion is a stroll along the timeline of mod­ern art. Ev­ery year, the bank pays trib­ute to young artists by or­ga­niz­ing an in­ter­na­tional prize. From Sep 16:

is one of four in a se­ries of Ber­lin Art Week ex­hibits that ex­am­ines var­i­ous as­pects of the city, and ex­tends af­ter Art Week is over. Daily The Würth col­lec­tion is one of the most im­por­tant pri­vate col­lec­tions in Ger­many, com­pris­ing over 16,000 works from mod­ern artists as well as mas­ter­pieces from the Mid­dle Ages. Around 250 sig­nif­i­cant works are com­ing to Ber­lin and will be pre­sented at the Martin- Gropius- Bau (p. 42) in the ex­hi­bi­tion One of the most sig­nif­i­cant paint­ings of the 16th cen­tury, Hans Hol­bein the Younger’s

will be on dis­play, along with David Hock­ney’s sea­son cy­cle and prom­i­nent artists such as Pablo Pi­casso, Ed­vard Munch, and Henry Moore. Another high­light is the 25-piece mon­u­men­tal in­stal­la­tion from Bri­tish artist An­thony Caro, con­structed in the venue’s spec­tac­u­lar atrium. From 11 Sep. Niederkirch­n­er­str. 7. T: 030 254860.­er­fest­ 10am– 8pm. €4/3. www.deutsche- bank-kun­sthalle. de. Un­ter den Lin­den 13/15. T: 030.2020930. S+U Friedrich­straße. E3

Gemälde­ga­lerie – Old Mas­ters Paint­ing Gallery

MUST SEE One of the finest col­lec­tions of Euro­pean art from the 13th to the 18th cen­turies. Lots of Dutch and Flem­ish pain­ters, in­clud­ing Rem­brandt and Ver­meer, and a vast col­lec­tion of Ital­ian Re­nais­sance art, in­clud­ing Bot­ti­celli, Ti­tian, and Canaletto. To 27 Sep: Spit­ting Im­ages fol­lows the in­spi­ra­tion and ex­e­cu­tion of An­ton van Dyck’s por­trait prints. Tue– Fri 10am– 6pm ( Thu un­til 8pm), Sat–Sun 10am– 6pm. €10/5.­seum. Matthäikirch­platz 50. T: 030.266424242. U Pots­damer Platz. D3


An idyl­lic gar­den houses the for­mer stu­dio of Ger­man Se­ces­sion­ist artist Ge­org Kolbe, who used the hu­man body as an ex­pres­sion of the hu­man spirit, chal­leng­ing the role of sculp­ture as a rep­re­sen­ta­tion of mytho­log­i­cal or heroic sym­bol­ism. Tue–Sun 10am– 6pm. To 11 Oct: Hans Arp. The Navel of Avant- Garde re­vis­its the in­no­va­tion and newly- dis­cov­ered works of the rad­i­cal co­founder of Dadasim, Hans Arp. € 5/3.­org-kolbe-mu­ Sens­burger Allee 25. T: 030.3042144. S Heer­straße. Off Map

Ham­burger Bahn­hof

CL9040 MUST SEE The per­ma­nent col­lec­tion of this for­mer rail­way sta­tion in­cludes a se­lec­tion of works from the Friedrich Chris­tian Flick Col­lec­tion, and the many tem­po­rary ex­hi­bi­tions fo­cus on paint­ing and sculp­ture from the past 50 years, as well as videos, mu­sic, and de­sign. To 6 Sep: Moby Dick. In­stal­la­tions by Michael Beut­ler, oc­cu­py­ing and trans­form­ing spa­ces through cul­tural in­ter­ven­tion. To 27 Sep: Black Moun­tain: An In­ter­dis­ci­pli­nary Experiment ex­plores the leg­endary Amer­i­can arts col­lege, which ex­isted 1933-1957 near Asheville, North Carolina. To 11 Oct: Two by Two. First joint ex­hi­bi­tion of New York- based post-Ab­stract Ex­pres­sion­ists Mary Heil­mann and David Reed. Tue– Fri 10am– 6pm ( Thu un­til 8pm), Sat–Sun 10am– 6pm. €14/ 7. www.ham­burg­er­bahn­ In­vali­den­str. 50-51. T: 030.266424242. U Naturkun­de­mu­seum, S Haupt­bahn­hof. D2

Haus am Wald­see

Since 1946, this Zehlen­dorf villa has or­ga­nized con­tem­po­rary art ex­hi­bi­tions that cover a wide spec­trum of media and styles. Each show is com­ple­mented by events – lec­tures, con­certs, and per­for­mances – for chil­dren and adults. The multi- sen­sory sculp­ture gar­den is one of the city’s finest and worth a visit on its own. For an un­usual yoga class, try Yoga Amidst the Art, of­fered Wed 9-10:30am. From Sep. 18: Ex­tended Re­al­ity, works by Pol­ish con­cep­tual artist Alicja Kwade; pre­sented as part of Ber­lin Art Week. Tue–Sun 11am– 6pm. € 7/5. www.hausamwald­ Ar­gen­tinis­che Allee 30. T: 030.8018935. U Krumme Lanke. Off Map

Hel­mut New­ton Foun­da­tion

Be­fore dy­ing in a car ac­ci­dent on Sunset Boule­vard in 2004, the art pho­tog­ra­pher do­nated all of his work to Ber­lin, the city in which he was born in 1920. Best known for his nude pho­tog­ra­phy of Amer­i­can stars, New­ton now has an en­tire mu­seum ded­i­cated to his oeu­vre. The Mu­seum of Pho­tog­ra­phy oc­cu­pies the two up­per floors of the build­ing. Tue–Sun 10am– 6pm, Thu un­til 8pm. €10/5. www.hel­mut-new­ Jebensstr. 2. T: 030.31864856. S+U Zool­o­gis­cher Garten. C3

KW In­sti­tute for Con­tem­po­rary Art

CL9040A ven­er­a­ble con­tem­po­rary art in­sti­tu­tion with ex­hi­bi­tion spa­ces tucked into a back court­yard in the heart of Mitte’s gallery dis­trict, the Kun­stWerke also or­ga­nizes the Ber­lin Bi­en­nale ev­ery

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