Berlin for Artists

Lange Buchnacht: Performance mit Catriona Shaw, Malve Lippmann in der NGBK; © gooeyTEAM

Poetry, Performance, Party: The Berlin Literary Scene

The daily supply of author’s readings and literary talks in Berlin is virtually endless. In order to attract audiences, organizers are more and more staging literature as an event.More ...

Living with Art – Passion, Representation or Mission? The Hoffmann Collection

Since 1997 the Hoffmann Collection, which is located in a former sewing-machine factory in Berlin, has been open to the public once a week.More ...
Berlin Comic Opera; © Hanns Joosten

The Plight of Berlin’s Opera Houses – A Dramatic Production

Hard times for the opera houses of the German capital. To maintain them all, it needs much more than new programmatic concepts.More ...
'Captain Berlin vs. Hitler', Joerg Buttgereit 2007; copyright: David Baltzer /

Hebbel am Ufer: A Pioneer of the Boards and a Venue for Debate

Consisting of three stages, Kreuzberg’s theatre trust, the Hebbel am Ufer, also abbreviated as HAU (“Hit” in German), brings the most contemporary theatre, dance and performance trends to Berlin from around the world.More ...
“Art barricade” with 40 works of the Artothek Collection
© Neuer Berliner Kunstverein / Jens Ziehe, 2009

Behind The Barricades – The Neue Berliner Kunstverein Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

“Kunst und Öffentlichkeit” (Art and Publicity: 40 Years of the n.b.k.) – the anniversary exhibition of the Neue Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k) has a vivid history to tell.More ...
Christian Boros. Photo: Oliver Mark.

The New Past: The Boros Collection in Berlin

The collector Christian Boros had a Second World War bunker in Berlin rebuilt – as his private museum and personal home.More ...
Berlin is widely considered the leading center for anti-folk after New York Photo: Ina Peters © iStockphoto

Bohemian life – anti-folk in Berlin

In recent years Berlin has become one of the world’s leading anti-folk cities after New York, developing a rich subculture that rebels instinctively against the existing structures of the music industry and concert business.More ...
Monica Bonvicini, Plastered, 1998; Rigipsplatten und Styropor, Größe variabel; Courtesy of the artist and Galleria Emi Fontana, Milano; Copyright: Monica Bonvicini

"Berlin Has all the Urgency of Cream Added to Coffee"

The Artist Monica Bonvicini Talks about BerlinMore ...
Brandenburger Tor; Copyright: Berlin Partner/FTB-Werbefotografie

City on the Move

The German capital is a place of unlimited possibilities for artists. Berlin does not just welcome politicians and ambassadors, but also theatre directors, photographers and disc jockeys from all over the world.More ...
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Art Calendar

Current Exhibitions in Germany

Weblog: Rory’s Berlin Blog

Settling in Berlin: Travelwriter Rory MacLean gives an amusing and insightful account of his new home – part of “Meet the Germans”.