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Ber­lin­is­che Ga­lerie

A mod­ern art col­lec­tion of 5000+ works of Ger­man and East­ern Euro­pean paint­ings. From 5 Aug: Dada Africa cel­e­brates the Dada cen­te­nary with works paired with arte­facts orig­i­nat­ing from Africa, Asia, and Oceana. To 22 Aug: Er­win Wurm – Bei Mutti pushes the bound­aries be­tween sculp­ture, ob­ject, and per­for­mance, invit­ing visi­tors to in­te­grate them­selves into the artist’s work. To 31 Oct: Mod­ern Vi­sion­ar­ies fea­tures the utopian paint­ings and draw­ings of mem­bers of the Glass Chain artis­tic move­ment. Wed– Mon 10am– 6pm. €8/5 (€10/ 7 dur­ing ex­hi­bi­tions).­is­chega­ Alte Jakob­str. 124-128. T: 030.78902600. U Hallesches Tor. E4

C/O Berlin

MUST SEE Con­tem­po­rary art and pho­tog­ra­phy has fi­nally re­opened in the Amerika Haus, which housed the Amer­i­can li­brary dur­ing the Cold War era. To 25 Sep: Tal­ents 38. Method. Sascha Kur­maz uses the power of per­cep­tion and def­i­ni­tion to push the power of pho­tog­ra­phy. To 25 Sep: Poppy – Trails of Afghan Heroin, a pho­tog­ra­phy and video in­stal­la­tion de­tail­ing the ef­fects of the drug and smug­gle trade. To 25 Sep: Adam Jeppe­sen. Out of Camp re­counts the artist’s lone jour­ney from the North Pole to Antarc­tica. To 4 Sep: Al­lure is a col­lec­tion of pho­to­graphs cen­ter­ing around the theme of al­lure and el­e­gance. Daily 11am– 8pm. €10/5.­den­bergstr. 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. To 30 Oct: COM­MON AF­FAIRS – Re­vis­it­ing the VIEWS Award – Con­tem­po­rary Art from Poland. Daily 10am– 8pm. €4/3. www.deutschebank- kun­ 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 30 Oct: El Siglo de Oro. The Age of Velázquez fol­lows the artis­tic de­pic­tions of ma­jor po­lit­i­cal and so­cial de­vel­op­ments in 17th cen­tury Spain. Tue– Fri 10am– 6pm ( Thu un­til 8pm), Sat–Sun 10am– 6pm. €10/5.­seum. Matthäikirch­platz 50. T: 030.266424242. S+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. The mu­seum dis­plays a wide se­lec­tion of works and hosts fre­quent ex­hi­bi­tions. To 18 Sep: Au­guste Rodin and Madame Hanako. Tue–Sun 10am– 6pm. € 5/3.­org-kolbe-mu­ Sens­burger Allee 25. T: 030.3042144. S Heer­straße. Off Map

Ham­burger Bahn­hof

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 21 Aug: The Black Years. Works cre­ated be­tween 1933-1945 from the Neue Na­tion­al­ga­lerie, in­clud­ing pieces by Pablo Pi­casso and Käthe Koll­witz. To 23 Oct: Gül­sün Kara­mustafa. Chrono­graphia presents Kara­mustafa’s highly in­flu­en­tial works, in which she ad­dresses is­sues of mi­gra­tion, po­lit­i­cally- en­forced no­madism, fem­i­nism, gen­der, and Western re­gard of the Near East. To 6 Nov: Cap­i­tal: Debt – Ter­ri­tory – Utopia uses art, film, and ob­jects to ex­plore what ex­actly is value and cap­i­tal com­prised of. 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. To 28 Aug: Ingo Mit­tel­staedt – Chi­nese Whis­pers. Open 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 his home­town of Berlin. Best known for his nude pho­tog­ra­phy of Amer­i­can stars, New­ton now has an en­tire mu­seum ded­i­cated to his oeu­vre. To 20 Nov: Alice Springs: The MEP Show/ Hel­mut New­ton: Yel­low Press/Mart En­ge­len: Por­traits. Tue–Sun 10am– 6pm, Thu un­til 8pm. €10/5. www. hel­mut­new­ Jebensstr. 2. T: 030.31864856. S+U Zool­o­gis­cher Garten. C3

me Col­lec­tors Room

Thomas Ol­bricht cre­ated this space to bring to­gether other in­ter­na­tional art col­lec­tors and to or­ga­nize ex­hi­bi­tions, themed work­shops, and con­certs. The up­per floor houses his “cab­i­net of cu­riosi­ties.” To 28 Aug: Cindy Sher­man – Works from the Ol­bricht Col­lec­tion. Tue–Sun noon– 6pm. €7/4. Au­gust­str. 68. T: 030.86008510. S Oranien­burger Straße. E2

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