27 January 2020


George Grosz Hitler Painting Acquired By Berlin Museum

The German Historical Museum in Berlin has acquired a significant painting by George Grosz executed at the time he was living in exile in New York.

27 February 2019


Mexico City – Visual Arts’ New Berlin – Virginie Puertolas-Syn

When I landed in Mexico City to attend the Artweek earlier in February, I was not sure what to expect. Apparently, for the past few years, the metropolis has been gaining serious momentum amongst Art lovers and collectors for both its cultural heritage and local art scene. Some even called it the new “Berlin”. I […]

25 April 2018

Liliane Tomasko Interviewed Ahead Of Her First Berlin Solo Show At Blain|Southern

Ahead of her first solo show at Blain|Southern, Berlin, a key must-see during Berlin Gallery Weekend, Paul Carter Robinson chats to Liliane Tomasko about her practice.

28 December 2016


Berlin Exhibition Of Western Modern Art From Tehran Museum Cancelled

A planned Berlin exhibition of Western Modern Art from the collection of the Tehran museum has been cancelled. The paintings were collected by the wife of Iran’s late shah and featured masterpieces by Monet, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro, Francis Bacon, Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol. It is thought to be one of the largest and most valuable collections of Western contemporary art in the world. The works of art have spent decades hidden away in storage, in the Iranian capital Tehran.

14 May 2016


Art Now: Cologne, Brussels, Berlin And New York By Virginie Syn

Virginie Syn is Artlyst’s roving art correspondent. As an international art insider with a respected eye for what’s new Virginie has uncovered six of the best from her latest whirlwind tour of the globe in May 2016.  Spring started with a good round up of Art events and fairs and I found myself on the road again, busily meeting artists, […]

13 May 2016


Tehran 20th Century International Art Collection Exhibited In Berlin

The Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art is to tour an exhibition that will feature both international Contemporary/Modern masterpieces and Iranian artists. It is scheduled to run in Berlin from December to February 2017. This is one of the largest and most valuable collections of Western contemporary art in the world. The works of art have spent […]

29 April 2016


Harland Miller Unveils His First Solo Exhibition At Blain Southern Berlin

Blain/Southern is presenting their first solo exhibition of Harland Miller’s work at their Berlin gallery. The show opens today as part of Berlin Gallery weekend. This marks a departure from the artists use of appropriated imagery, the exhibition comprises many new large-scale paintings that incorporate his own designs, which is a first for the artist. He takes formal […]

23 April 2016


London’s Yi Dai To Exhibit At House of Egorn Berlin During Gallery Weekend

The first solo exhibition by London based Chinese artist Yi Dai will open at House of Egorn in Berlin on 30 April. Ahead of Berlin Gallery Weekend, one of Europe’s most important art events, the young artist told Artlyst that she chose the place to open her show as the city of her greatest influence, the […]

20 March 2016


Cuban Artist Glauber Ballestero Explores Three Pillars Of Western Civilisation

House of Egorn, Berlin is currently presenting a new exhibition of Glauber Ballestero based on Cetus Quasar, a critical examination of three pillars of Western civilisation: capitalism, colonisation and modernity. Opening on 18 March at House of Egorn in Berlin, the young Cuban artist’s new series of work is based on video fragments by Buñuel’s The Milky Way, P.T. Anderson’s Magnolia and […]

26 October 2015


Rose Wylie To Exhibit New Works On Paper In Berlin

Rose Wylie will be presenting an entirely new body of paintings and related works on paper in Berlin.  The artist has produced the new body of work especially for VeneKlasen/Werner Gallery. Wylie is a fiercely independent spirit, a highly gifted artist whose faux-naïve style and seemingly slapdash painterly manner belie a classical sensibility. Discussing her pictures, Wylie is as likely to reference the Elizabethan court paintings of Robert Peake […]

29 June 2015


Tino Sehgal’s Radical Redefinition of Art Presented In Berlin

Works by the Turner Prize nominated artist Tino Sehgal are presented in an exhibition at the Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin. This ties in with a further work by Sehgal performed during the international performing arts festival Foreign Affairs at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele. Tino Sehgal is not like other artists of his generation. The Berlin/Londoner represents a radical redefinition […]

25 June 2015


Berlin LGBT Exhibition Explores Same-sex Relationships And Non-Conformist Gender Identities

The Deutsches Historisches Museum and the Schwules Museum is presenting a new LGBT exhibition “Homosexuality_ies” from 26 June to 1 December 2015, jointly funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation and the Cultural Foundation of the German Laender. Covering a total area of 1600 square meters, “Homosexuality_ies” documents 150 years of the history, politics and culture […]

2 February 2014


Turner Prize Winner Susan Philipsz Unveils Her Latest Sound Installation In Berlin

The Turner Prize winning Scottish artist Susan Philipsz is exhibiting one of her highly regarded sound works at the historic hall of the Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin. Ms Philipsz, who is based in the city for much of the year, has designed a sound installation that relates both to the building’s former function as a […]

24 August 2013


Berlin Gets New Modern Art Museum 76 Years After Nazi Ban

A brand new Modern Art museum is to be built in Berlin directly behind Berlin’s New National Gallery, 76 years after Modern Art was outlawed by the Nazis. Berlin has given the go ahead to build a new museum to house its 20th Century art, as well as a collection donated by Ulla and Heiner […]

14 February 2013


James Franco: Gay Town New Solo Exhibition in Berlin

Just when we may have thought that James Franco couldn’t possibly be busier, he opened a solo show at Peres Projects in Berlin.  The actor/filmmaker/writer/artist recently curated an exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and now has the opportunity to show his own work.  Franco’s ability to work in so many fields […]

14 February 2012


Riotous Response To Gerhard Richter Berlin Retrospective

Panorama opens in Berlin the day after Richter’s 80th Birthday, with artist’s tour having to be cancelled thanks to thronging photographers Gerhard Richter’s monumental and critically-acclaimed retrospective Panorama at the Tate has just opened at Berlin’s Neue Nationalgalerie – the day after his his 80th birthday. This coincides with a major resurgence in popularity of […]

14 September 2011


Iconic Banksy Mural Restored In Berlin

American Artist Brad Downey uncovers masterpiece as part of his own project One of the most iconic murals by British street artist Banksy titled,’ Every Picture Tells a Lie’ has been meticulously uncovered in Berlin. The American,urban installation artist Brad Downey has  unveiled the work after a gallery painted over it in 2003 to clear […]