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). www.adk.de. 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. From 19 May: Faraway Focus – Photographers Go Travelling (1880-2015). Photography as a way to explore the other and unfamiliar around the world. To 9 Oct: Christine Streuli – Works by the Fred-Theieler- Prize 2017 recipient. To 21 Aug: John Bock. 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 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 2 Jul: Harf Zimmermann. Hufelandstraße. Zimmermann’s documentation of the strangely bourgeois quarter in the middle of East Berlin. To 2 Jul: William Klein. Photographs and Films. A retrospective of the venerable artist, highlighting his fashion photography and films 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 (10am– 8pm in summer). €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 18 Jun: Kemang Wa Lehulere: Bird Song. The Artist of the Year presents his first solo exhibition, with works centering on black South African history Daily 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. 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 Georg-Kolbe-Museum 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 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 3 Sep: Adrian Piper. The Probable Trust Registry: The Rules of the Game #1-3. An intimately interactive installation of promises and principles. To 17 Sep: moving
is in every direction. Environments – Installations – Narrative Spaces. A sensory learning experience of the history of installation art. To 17 Sep: Rudolf Belling. Sculptures and Architectures. Highlighting the oeuvre of the classical modernism sculptor. 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 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 5 Jun: MISSING Der Turm Der Blauen
Pferde By Franz Marc. Contemporary artists explore the fate of the missing Expressionism painting. Open Tue–Sun 11am– 6pm. € 7/5. www.hausamwaldsee.de. Argentinische Allee 30. T: 030.8018935. U Krumme Lanke. Off Map Liebermann Villa on Lake Wannsee
CL9040 MUST SEE The former summer residence of artist Max Liebermann, co-founder and head of the German Secessionist movement. Before being dismissed and banned by the Nazis in 1933, Liebermann painted around 200 works in this villa, some of which are on display in his studio on the upper floor. €3 plus museum entry. Wed– Mon 10am– 6pm (11am– 5pm in winter). € 7/4 (€6/4 in summer). www.liebermann-villa.de. Colomierstr. 3. T: 030.80585900. S Wannsee. Off Map me Collectors Room 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
27 Aug: Sigmar Polke – The Editions. Highlighting 200 works from the notable contemporary photographer and painter. Tue–Sun noon– 6pm. €7/4. www.me-berlin.com. Auguststr. 68. T: 030.86008510. S Oranienburger Straße. E2 Sammlung Scharf-Gerstenberg The Scharf- Gerstenberg collection houses three floors of works by some of the giants of Surrealism, including Paul Klee, Max Ernst, Salvador Dalí, and René Magritte. Tue– Fri 10am– 6pm, Sat–Sun 11am– 6pm. €10/5. www.smb.museum. Schloßstr. 70. T: 030.266424242. U Sophie- Charlotte- Platz. A3 Commercial Galleries Mutare. Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst, to 20 May: Jürgen Leippert, Sybille Onnen: Views. Giesebrechtstr.12. www.galeriemutare.de; Galerie Michael Schultz, to 20 May. Ahmet Güneştekin, Ryan Mendoza. Mommsenstr. 34. www.galerie-schultz.de; Galerie Albrecht, to 3 Jun: Richard Milazzo, Abraham David Christian: One Thing at a Time. Charlottenstr. 78. www.galeriesusannealbrecht.de; Galerie Gerken, to 8 Jun: Dieter Mammel. Linienstr. 217. www.galerie- gerken.de; Kuckei + Kuckei, to 10 Jun: 12 Moments. Linienstr. 158 + Linienstr. 107/108. www.kuckei- kuckei.de; Wichtendahl Galerie, to 10 Jun: Katrin Günther, Johannes Regin. Carmerstr. 10. www.wichtendahl.de.