Fridey Mickel

With another instalment of Berlin Art Week, we're wondering why Berliner Liste is once again excluded from the program. Official or not, we staked it the city's oldest art fair. And it was worth the look. more

Sep 18, 2015 3:50 PM Art

Artist-choreographer Tino Sehgal is showing in his home city for the first time. You can witness (and participate in) his weirdly affecting dance-based "social sculptures" at the Martin-Gropius-Bau through August 8. more

Jul 31, 2015 12:30 PM Art

The Berlinische Galerie is back after a near-year-long absence. With four different exhibitions in its newly renovated space, gallery director Thomas Köhler and co. are once again attracting the attention of modern art connoisseurs. more

Jul 22, 2015 3:00 PM Art

INTERVIEW. Legendary director Greenaway and Dutch theatre and visual artist Boddeke recreate the sacrifice of Isaac in "Obedience", a massive multi-media installation at the Jewish Museum opening May 23. more

May 18, 2015 1:00 PM Art

The swarm of exhibition openings envelops the city this weekend (May 1-3) and in order to navigate the occupation, art editor Fridey Mickel knows exactly where you need to go. more

Apr 30, 2015 12:00 PM Art 1 Comments

The upcoming Gallery Weekend (May 1-3) will be a whirlwind of art must-sees. Start it off early with Israeli conceptual artist Amir Fattal's new exhibition "Mesopotopography" at AJL Gallery, opening Apr 30. more

Apr 29, 2015 12:30 PM Art

Galerie Aurel Scheibler decided to invite Galerie Nierendorf, which occupied his gallery’s space from 1933-1938, back into its old home, rehanging works which had most likely hung on those same walls 80 years ago. Catch before it goes on Jan 31. more

Jan 28, 2015 1:00 PM Art

Thirty-one-year-old Brazilian painter Lucas Arruda is about to make it big – by making it small. Check out his tiny creations before the exhibition at Veneklasen/Werner ends on Sat, Jan 10. more

Jan 2, 2015 4:00 PM Art

Dec 5 sees the opening of Superposition at Sexauer Gallery, featuring Berlin artist Caroline Kryzecki and her new mystical ballpoint pen-on-paper creations. Here, curatorial it-girl Tina Sauerländer takes us deeper under the surface of the art. more

Dec 5, 2014 12:30 PM Art

INTERVIEW. The city cult institution Gob Squad invites you to “Be Part of Something Bigger” at the group’s weekend-long 20-year anniversary extravaganza, happening November 20-22 at HAU. Don't miss! more

Nov 11, 2014 12:35 PM Art

INTERVIEW. New Leipzig School artist David Schnell brings a show of remarkable new oil-on-canvas works to Eigen + Art. His new exhibition makes one realise the past is only a preface to what he has yet to come. Catch it before it ends on Oct 18. more

Oct 8, 2014 1:30 PM Art

The British-born wall-scrawler paints clear pictures and they’re getting doubly clear as he pairs off street artists from all over the world at Urban Spree’s DUBL TRUBL, on through Oct 26. more

Sep 19, 2014 12:10 PM Art

The question “street art or vandalism?” is a well-worn one, but today still provokes a response. From Sep 18, Urban Spree hosts street crew Dubl Trubl, illustrating this fine line by pairing up artists for a mash-up of artistic urbanity. more

Sep 15, 2014 1:30 PM Art

INTERVIEW. With Berlin's Art Week arriving next week, Alex Duve delivers young hotshot Chris Succo ahead of the chaos. The hotshot gallerist has an eye for the next big thing. The exhibition opens on Sep 12. more

Sep 9, 2014 12:10 PM Art

INTERVIEW: Re Rebaudengo's obsession for art is on display at Me Collectors Room, but it's her penchant for bling that is particularly dazzling, with pieces dating back to the 1930s. There's only a little over a month before it ends on Sep 21. more

Aug 8, 2014 1:50 PM Art

INTERVIEW. Underground Berlin: The energy and allure that attracts flocks of people to Berlin is so tricky to describe. Writer and filmmaker Yony Leyser hopes to capture the craziness on a large scale for the first time. more

Aug 6, 2014 5:00 PM Film

INTERVIEW. The phenomenon that is Dolly Parton takes exhibition form at Bikini Berlin's 25hours Hotel, going on through July 21. While there may be a claim to kitsch about the country icon, eight Finnish artists show the 9-to-5er as transcendental. more

Jul 14, 2014 4:00 PM Art

Compared to other art centres around the world, Berlin's painting scene seems to still be boys' club. Fridey Mickel takes stock of the situation in light of Corinne Wasmuht’s new exhibition at AdK starting on Fri, Jul 4. more

Jul 3, 2014 12:00 PM Art

INTERVIEW. Influential abstract expressionist Phillip Guston, long considered a master in America, finally exhibits in Berlin, posthumously. Gallerist Aurel Scheibler discusses the painter before the exhibition ends Jun 28. more

Jun 17, 2014 11:40 AM Art

Artist and curator Jonny Star appeared on the art scene last spring full of fresh ideas from NYC with artwork using tactile and visual elements ranging from stuffed animals to softcore porn. Her next show opens June 14 at the art space Montagehalle. more

Jun 11, 2014 2:00 PM Art

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