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Akademie der Kün­ste Hanseat­en­weg

The Ber­lin Art Academy’s long and pres­ti­gious his­tory dates back to 1696. To­day, this im­por­tant ex­hi­bi­tion space houses one of the most com­pre­hen­sive in­ter­dis­ci­plinary archives of 20th­cen­tury art. Daily 11am–7pm. € 6/4 (Free en­try Tue 3–7pm). Hanseat­en­weg 10. T: 030.200572000. S Belle­vue, U Hansaplatz. C3

Ber­lin­is­che Ga­lerie

A mod­ern art col­lec­tion of 5000+ works of Ger­man and East­ern Euro­pean paint­ings. To 31 Oct: 12×12. Each year, the IBB Video Space fea­tures 12 in­no­va­tive film and video artists in Ber­lin. To 7 Nov: Dada Africa cel­e­brates the Dada cen­te­nary with works paired with arte­facts orig­i­nat­ing from Africa, Asia, and Oceana. 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 4 Dec: Gor­don Parks. I am you. Se­lected Works. 1934-1978. With his weapon of choice, Parks used Ex­actly 100 years ago, the Dada move­ment was born in Switzer­land as a protest against the out­break of WWI, which Dadaists con­sid­ered a bour­geois war, and came to Ber­lin soon af­ter. This year marks the cen­te­nary of this in­no­va­tive and defin­ing 20th-cen­tury move­ment, and the Ber­lin­is­che Ga­lerie (this page), in con­junc­tion with the Mu­seum Ri­et­berg in Zurich, is cel­e­brat­ing this mile­stone by pre­sent­ing a new ex­hi­bi­tion that in­vites di­a­logue be­tween Euro­pean Dadaist works and non-Euro­pean artis­tic cre­ations pit­ted to­gether in jux­ta­po­si­tion. The ex­hi­bi­tion in­cor­po­rates arte­facts from Africa, Asia, and Ocea­nia and en­gages view­ers to ques­tion the dif­fer­ent un­der­stand­ings be­tween tra­di­tional art and cul­tures in the vein of Dadaist crit­i­cism and non-Euro­pean tra­di­tions. Un­til 7 Nov.

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