A modern art collection of 5000+ works of German and Eastern European paintings. To 24 Apr: Cornelia Schleime – A Blink explores this year’s Hannah-Höch- Preis winner, whose dissident work in the GDR days resulted in her getting banned from East Berlin. To 24 Apr: Tatjana Doll – New World Atlas presents the Hannah- Höch-Förderpreis winner’s large- scale work that question phenomena in mass culture. From 24 Feb: John Bock. Transcending multiple mediums, Bock’s work celebrates the absurdity in the world. Wed– Mon 10am– 6pm. €8/5 (€10/ 7 during exhibitions). www. berlinischegalerie.de. Alte Jakobstr. 124-128. T: 030.78902600. U Hallesches Tor. E4
MUST SEE Contemporary art and photography has finally reopened in the Amerika Haus, which housed the American library during the Cold War era. To 12 Feb: Kreuzberg – Amerika. Workshop for Photography 1976-1986. An exploration of the perspectives and narratives photography brought to the working- class neighborhood. To 23 Apr: Total Records. Vinyl & Photography. A presentation of album covers, both classic and lesser- known, that have advanced photography as an art form Daily 11am– 8pm. €10/5. www.co- berlin.org 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). €12.50. www.daliberlin.de. 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 5 Mar: Bhupen Khakhar: You Can’t Please All. A survey of the courageous and internationally recognized artist from 20th century India. Daily 10am– 8pm. €4/3. www.deutsche- bankkunsthalle.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 19 Feb: Hieronymus Bosch and His
Pictorial World in the 16th and 17th Century. A celebration of Bosch’s 500 years of lasting influence, featuring originals, copies, and work that was inspired by his. Tue– Fri 10am– 6pm ( Thu until 8pm), Sat–Sun 10am– 6pm. €10/5. www.smb. museum. 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. Tue–Sun 10am– 6pm. € 5/3. www.georg-kolbe-museum.de. Sensburger Allee 25. T: 030.3042144. S Heerstraße. Off Map
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. From 24 Feb: Adrian Piper. The Probable Trust Registry: The Rules of the Game #1-3. An intimately interactive installation of promises and principles. To 26 Feb: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Hieroglyphics. Hieroglyphic paintings as a sign of expressionism. Tue– Fri 10am– 6pm ( Thu until 8pm), Sat–Sun 10am– 6pm. €14/ 7. www. hamburgerbahnhof.de. Invalidenstr. 50-51. T: 030.266424242. U Naturkundemuseum, S Hauptbahnhof. D2
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 14 May: Alice Springs: The MEP Show/Helmut Newton: Yellow Press/Mart Engelen: Portraits. Tue–Sun 10am– 6pm, Thu until 8pm. €10/5. www.helmutnewton. com. Jebensstr. 2. T: 030.31864856. S+U Zoologischer Garten.
me Collectors Room
C3 Thomas Olbricht created this space to bring together other international art collectors and to organize exhibitions, workshops, and concerts. The upper floor houses his “cabinet of curiosities.” To 2
Apr: My Abstract World. Tue–Sun noon– 6pm. €7/4. www.me-berlin.com. Auguststr. 68. T: 030.86008510. S Oranienburger Straße. E2
Kuckei + Kuckei, to 4 Mar: Gerhard Winkler: Here Comes the Night 1999 – 2016. Linienstr. 158 and Linienstr. 107/108. www.kuckei-kuckei.de; Galerie Sievi, to 4 Mar: Steffa Reis, Yvon Labarre. Gneisenaustr. 112. www.galerie-sievi.de; Mianki. Gallery, to 18 Mar: Jakob Kupfer. Kalckreuthstr. 15. www.mianki.com; Galerie Robert Morat, to 25 Mar: Henrik Spohler: In Between. www.robertmorat.
de; Galerie Deschler, to 11 Mar: Patricia Waller, Yukiko Terada, Seet van Hout, Faig Ahmed, Victoria Martini: Handmade By. Auguststr. 61. www.deschlerberlin.de; Galerie Gilla Lörcher – Contemporary Art, to 17 Mar: Bettina Sellmann: Solo Show. Pohlstr. 73. www.galerie-loercher.de.