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INTERVIEW: Yoko Ono’s solo show opened last month at Haunch of Venison with a polysemous title, Das Gift (the poison), and a bullet hole in shattered glass. more

Sep 28, 2010 3:39 AM Art 3 Comments

IN PICTURES! In the 1920s, a generation of women took charge of the freedoms offered between two world wars. Breslauer's photographs mastered the emergent style, “Neues Sehen”. more

Sep 14, 2010 6:58 PM Art


Photo by Lucia Martin Zapata

Karen Sofie Egebo: Strobe lights, fan jams & drunken ping-pong table wreckers

Berlin Festival. The festival with the coolest location - where you dance the night away in Tempelhof's hangars; where colored rays of light tear up the dark night sky, setting Hitler's old airport on fire... more

Sep 11, 2010 2:55 PM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

After a short and chaotic life, Berlin’s Temporäre Kunsthalle died of natural causes on August 31. We assess the TKH’s ephemeral existence… and its legacy. more

Sep 1, 2010 7:05 AM Art 1 Comments

IN PICTURES! Berlin’s first major Nauman retrospective explores his “experience architecture”: corridors and rooms that create the impression of incarceration. more

Aug 30, 2010 11:00 AM Art

IN PICTURES! A child of Palestinian refugees who fled to Lebanon in the wake of the 1948 war, Käthe-Kollwitz-Preis winner Mona Hatoum's most striking work riffs on scattered identity. more

Aug 13, 2010 4:35 PM Art

Frida Kahlo's in town. So's Robert Capa. And don't forget Bruce Nauman, Louise Bourgeois and Art Spiegelman. Wondering who to see? more

Jul 19, 2010 6:03 PM , Culture 1 Comments

OUR PICK: Olafur Eliasson's show comprises a city-wide web of installations: at Martin-Gropius-Bau, there are rooms of coloured "fog", a hall of mirrors and an electrical storm performed by a dancing hosepipe. more

Jul 19, 2010 12:00 AM 4 Comments

DON'T MISS: From Superman to Batman and the Hulk, the best superheroes were created by Jewish artists: the Jewish Museum's new show celebrates the men who made comics what they are today. more

Jul 19, 2010 12:00 AM

THE WINNERS ARE... Take a look at the finalists. And find out who won those fancy boots and that trip for two! more

Jul 19, 2010 12:00 AM Features 7 Comments

Every July, Berlin goes fashion mad. This week, it's hosting three different threads fests: Bread & Butter, Fashion Week and Wedding Dress. Daunted? We've picked out the most intriguing shows and parties. more

Jul 6, 2010 5:36 PM Culture

DON'T MISS: Performance artist Brisley has always sought out the hidden or discarded – the homeless, food, excrement. He's winding down his first German show in 20 years. more

Jul 1, 2010 5:07 PM

Art's most radical experiment comes to Berlin: bid (with services!) on unnamed, uncaptioned, unauthored and unpriced works... that may or may not be by somebody famous. more

Jun 23, 2010 5:49 PM 1 Comments

LAST CHANCE! British multimedia artist Mathew Hale came to Berlin before the hype hit – 10 years ago – with his partner, the visual artist Tacita Dean. A local show proves his art is still as unfathomable as ever. more

May 26, 2010 9:42 AM Art 1 Comments

Holland natives - and sometime-Berliners - Koos, Margriet, Anne and Eva Staal put together this collection of photos of lone bike locks they found across Berlin: all that is left to remind bike-thief victims of where their two-wheeled steeds once stood. more

May 10, 2010 4:51 PM

OUR PICK: The Ismaili Muslims' spiritual leader is displaying 200 pieces from his private collection - one of the world's oldest and most valuable collections of Islamic art - for the first time ever. more

May 7, 2010 12:00 AM 1 Comments

No self-respecting comic retrospective – let alone a Jewish one – could do without the work of Art Spielgelman, author of "Maus": the Jewish Museum's includes a few original prints. But isn’t Spiegelman more than a ‘Jewish artist’? more

May 6, 2010 2:33 PM

IN PICTURES! May Day – which combines Germany’s knack for organization with Berlin’s predisposition for nihilism – has come to epitomize the city’s alternative edge. We joined the 'fun'. more

May 3, 2010 2:13 PM Features

Each May 1 for the past two decades, in a much-anticipated ritual of unbridled violence, Kreuzberg has turned into a battlefield as police clash with rioters under the bemused gaze of excited, camera-toting tourists. But how did it all begin? more

Apr 9, 2010 2:48 PM People 6 Comments

Born in Berlin in 1936, Vera Mercer was a trained dancer before she moved on to photography, Paris and the Nouveau Réalistes. Now, Mercer creates extraordinary still lifes of food - and she is returning to the city of her birth for a retrospective. more

Apr 1, 2010 7:00 AM

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