Aurel Scheibler opened in Cologne in April 1991 and has since forged a unique platform with a distinctive vision focusing on emerging, established, and historically significant artists. In addition to solo shows of a roster of international artists producing in all media, group shows mounted at the gallery or art fairs often incorporate work of major artists of the twentieth century alongside the gallery’s contemporary program. This juxtaposition fosters artists’ work by creating a broader context and engaging them in dialogues that defy conceptual or temporal limits.
In May 2006 the gallery moved to Berlin and opened on Witzlebenplatz 4 in Charlottenburg. In September 2007 Aurel Scheibler inaugurated a second exhibition space, ScheiblerMitte, in downtown Berlin on Charlottenstrasse 2. April 2010 saw the closing of the Charlottenburg gallery to concentrate on the new platform in Kreuzberg, which houses within its museum-like atmosphere a smaller and more intimate exhibition space to enable the gallery's popular cabinet shows. Aurel Scheibler continues a long history of successful private sales of major artworks of the past century to important museums and private collections.