John Brendan

Festival overload continues! In the wake of the Art Forum fiasco, Berlin’s other art fairs scramble to pick up the pieces, pull in the dough and help redefine the city’s cultural (and commercial) moment. more

Sep 2, 2011 9:00 AM , , Art & Exhibitions

Five years on, the Heidestraße Gallery Mile has become a high point of the Berlin art scene. Although big names have come and gone the independent compound continues to thrive. more

Jul 18, 2011 9:00 AM Art & Exhibitions

Maik and Joep met 14 years ago in the (literally) underground club Berlin-Tokyo. In June 2001, they transformed Dutch artist Koen Delaere Maik’s 90sqm club space at Ostkreuz into an art exhibit, and Autocenter was born. more

Jun 30, 2011 9:00 AM Art & Exhibitions

Interview: Majla Zeneli. In 2009 she found herself living in Moabit. Four months later she opened a studio for Mezzotint printing and now she’s bringing artists to her gallery and making Moabit a major part of Berlin’s art scene. more

Jun 24, 2011 9:00 AM Art & Exhibitions

Leaving France for life among the dirty, squat-punk streets of Friedrichshain, Anef lives the Berlin dream. more

Jun 16, 2011 9:00 AM Art & Exhibitions

In October 2010, Berlin's mayor announced a project to showcase the city’s artistic production. Five young curators explored Berlin’s art world and developed a program. The end result is the exhibition based in Berlin. more

Jun 8, 2011 9:00 AM Art & Exhibitions 3 Comments

In April Galerie Kai Dikhas opened, becoming the first permanent address for contemporary Roma and Sinti art in Germany, and perhaps the world. The exhibition ends June 19. Don't miss it! more

May 26, 2011 9:00 AM Art & Exhibitions

Interview: Mike Steiner. Before the modern-day artist enclave explosion in the former East, Steiner opened an artist hotel in the West, followed by his Studiogalerie where avant-gardists played with video. more

May 4, 2011 9:00 AM Art & Exhibitions

The first show at Blain|Southern, the new gallery from Haunch of Venison founders Harry Blain and Graham Southern, comes in the form of Turning the Seventh Corner by Tim Noble and Sue Webster. more

Apr 29, 2011 9:00 AM Art & Exhibitions

The seventh edition of Gallery Weekend consumes the Berlin art world this weekend, boasting more galleries than ever showing off the best they have to offer. more

Apr 27, 2011 9:00 AM Art & Exhibitions

OUT NOW! WER WENN NICHT WIR shows the formative days of the RAF and the conflicted, ideological 1960s. more

Mar 10, 2011 9:00 AM Film

A publication by women and for women, or at least by and for women who are queer-leftist-artist-feminists. The latest issue has playful food-fetishists, interviews, and new takes on menstruation. more

Mar 2, 2011 7:00 AM Art & Exhibitions

A reputation for sexual tolerance, low rents and a hungry consumer market might make Berlin the perfect place for producing porn, but the city’s pornographers say their lives are anything but easy. more

Feb 22, 2011 9:00 AM Features 1 Comments

The Bob Mizer EXILE show, and re-opening exhibition, is a research project as much as an art exhibition, the first attempt to comprehensively identify the artistic vision Mizer captured beneath the California sun. more

Feb 21, 2011 12:00 PM Art & Exhibitions

Taking in establishment figures and emerging artists alike, the third edition of Berlin-Paris sets out to have it all ways. But is the ego stroking necessary? more

Jan 12, 2011 9:00 AM Art & Exhibitions

Interview: Klaus Staeck. An anti-establishment man working in the context of the art establishment, Staeck is using his influence to pay homage to his old friend, Sigmar Polke. We spoke Staeck about the man and his art. more

Jan 12, 2011 9:00 AM Art & Exhibitions

We're going to bed, and you're invited. EXBERLINER's 24-hour bed-in event begins this Friday. And we want to know: what would you do in bed with us? more

Jan 3, 2011 9:00 AM Zeitgeist

Street art recognition comes to the proper streets this year, everyone loves treating Damien Hirst like the Ed Hardy of art and people go crazy for Kahlo. And that's only some of the best. more

Dec 29, 2010 9:00 AM Art & Exhibitions

Pony Pedro's new gallery space seeks to give silk-screen printing a more prominent role in the city's art scene, giving Berliners a chance to view the medium somewhere warm and accessible to commercial buyers. more

Dec 9, 2010 9:00 AM Art & Exhibitions

As the Berlin Year of Science comes to an end, the immense Weltwissen exhibition attempts to track 300 years of scientific progress and asks, “Where are we now?” more

Dec 7, 2010 9:00 AM Art & Exhibitions

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