The Art Su­per­mar­ket

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Have you ever dreamt of be­com­ing an art col­lec­tor? The 15th Ber­liner Kun­st­su­per­markt of­fers more than 5000 orig­i­nal works of art made by young artists, with prices rang­ing be­tween €59 and €330. The event’s aim is to help as­pir­ing artists be­come known while also open­ing the art mar­ket to art lovers with smaller bud­gets. Ever since it was launched in 1998, the “art su­per­mar­ket” has been gath­er­ing more and more fans ev­ery year be­cause, as its cre­ators say, art makes peo­ple happy. Open from 30 Oc­to­ber to 30 Jan­uary (Mon–Sat 11am– 8pm) as a pop-up store in­side shop­ping cen­ter The Q. Free en­try. Q 205 ( The Q.), base­ment, Friedrich­str. 67–70. www.kun­st­su­per­markt.de.

Brücke Mu­seum

Founded in Dres­den in 1905, the Die Brücke move­ment drew in­spi­ra­tion from prim­i­tive art and ex­pressed ex­treme emo­tion and po­lit­i­cal op­po­si­tion through lively, ex­ag­ger­ated color. Fea­tures the paint­ings of such artists as Emil Nolde and Erich Heckel. To 13 Mar: Max Pech­stein – Pioneer of the Mod­ern Art. 100 works from the mu­seum’s col­lec­tion, in­clud­ing some rarely- shown paint­ings. Wed– Mon 11am– 5pm. € 5/3. www.bruecke-mu­seum.de. Bus­sard­steig 9. T: 030.8312029. U Oskar- He­lene- Heim. Off Map

DDR Mu­seum

Learn about daily life in the for­mer East Ger­many at this hands- on mu­seum. Clos­ets filled with GDR (DDR in Ger­man) fash­ion and a Tra­bant (the GDR car) are just some of the items on dis­play, while pho­to­graphs il­lus­trate Com­mu­nist habits, such as col­lec­tively potty-train­ing ba­bies or go­ing on nud­ist hol­i­days. Mon–Sun 10am– 8pm, Sat un­til 10pm. € 7/4. www.ddr-mu­seum.de. Kar­lLiebknecht-Str. 1. T: 030.847123731. S Hack­escher Markt, U Alexan­der­platz. E3

Deutsches His­torisches Mu­seum

MUST SEE Learn about the mile­stones in Ger­man history from the Ro­man oc­cu­pa­tion of the Ger­manic ar­eas to the present day. To 3 Jan: Lay­ers of Time takes a look at the changes and in­flu­ence of the Berlin Zeughaus through­out history. To 3 Jan: Uni­fi­ca­tion ex­plores the chal­lenges faced by the newly-uni­fied Ger­many af­ter the fall of the Wall. To 10 Jan: 1945– De­feat, Lib­er­a­tion. New

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