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Special Edition: Berlin Art Week
by ArtSlant Team



September in Berlin with Max Nesterak


Taken as a whole, Berlin Art Week – a week of art fairs, exhibition openings, special projects, and art events, now in its second year – is both self-referential and outward looking. Its large exhibitions, together, weave a narrative of art emerging from Berlin, affecting and being affected by constant multicultural discourse. This year, the implicit international scope comes to the fore with a critical awareness of Berlin's position as a major international hub for cross-cultural and cross-practice artistic exchange.

Indeed, it seems exhibition descriptions would not be accepted unless they contained some variation of the phrase “around the world”...

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Watch this interview with French artist Céleste Boursier-Mougenot on the occasion of his exhibition Presences at Galerie Mario Mazzoli in Berlin. Céleste Boursier-Mougenot is a French artist and composer who creates acoustic installations. The result is stunningly beautiful, haunting, and elegant.

...Watch the video...


Lars Teichmann, courtesy Galerie Feldbuschwiesner, Berlin, Foto: kein&apel; with Stiftung Telefonseelsorge, Berlin, at Preview Berlin.


Danilo Dueñas, A door repeated and the wardrobe fell, 2012, Four wooden doors on a white constructed wall, cabinet, cloths of protection, metal bars, rubber recipients, butter, carpenter's clothes, metal weight and flourescent lamps, Variable dimensions; Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin, at abc - art berlin contemporary, Hall B | Booth 42.


Samuel Henne, something specific about everything | #04, 2010/2011; Galerie Jette Rudolph, Berlin, at abc - art berlin contemporary, Booth A.21.


Lukas Julius Keijser, Thanks, Sorry, Please, 2008, Silkscreen prints on nylon flags (160 x 120 cm); At Berliner Liste.



Posted by ArtSlant Team on 9/16/13

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