THE FOURTH BERLIN ART WEEK TAKE PLACE THIS YEAR FROM 15–20 SEPTEMBER 2015. FOR SIX DAYS, ART LOVERS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD WERE IN BERLIN
The visitors of this edition will await: the art fair ABC, POSITIONS Berlin – Art Fair and the co operation project “Stadt/Bild” as well as a large number of institutional exhibitions, project spaces, private collections and a rich program of art award ceremonys, gallery nights, performances, screenings and talks.
During the night, of course, the city will be full of parties.
Lost in arts for more then 120 hours.
We walking for hours in the city, discovering during the day and night that all the galleries was open to present their artists and relative works.
There is any difference between Berlin fairs then the rest of fairs around the world? Of course there is, Berlin has always a different approch on arts and business.
ABC and Positions working as fairs, with many collectors coming to Berlin to buy pieces, but indeed is much more then normal exhibitions, devoid of hidden negotiation rooms or booths jammed with easy-sellers. This vision produce a lot of interest in the common visitors.
Last but not least, these fairs in one week show a rich overview of the current art production in the world and the creative situation.
This time we strongly recommended you these selection of things that happend in Berlin during the art fair period:
ABC Art Berlin Contemporary @Station Berlin
The art fair ABC is one of the biggest institutions of the Berlin Art Week and will have its 8th edition at Station Berlin art Gleisdreieck.
The list of artists include Cecily Brown, Mariana Castillo Deball, Mario García Torres, Camille Henrot, Barbara Kruger, Friedrich Kunath, Gabriel Kuri, Slavs and Tatars, Hito Steyerl, Juergen Teller, etc
Positions Berlin @Arena Berlin This fair present 76 exhibitors from 16 countries and you can see a variety of works from galleries, artists and art academies, It’s absolutely focused on emerging talents.
This fair at Arena Berlin included a curated video show, special exhibitions, prize award ceremonies.
Sammlung Boros@Banana Bunker
Have a look to the private collection of art collector Christian Boros at the former “Banana Bunker” in Mitte. The current exhibition features Ai Weiwei, Olafur Eliasson and Wolfgang Tillmans. To be part of the guided tour normally you have to make a reservation, only during the Berlin Art Week you can just drop by.
Schinkel Pavillon@Oberwallstrasse 1,10117 Berlino
This beautiful venue will be showing an exhibition by the artist Paul McCarthy, showing his own naked body. The premises of the Schinkel Pavillon will be redesigned in a morbid way and in the middle of the room you`ll be able to have a look at a counterpart of the artist.
Text by Giulia Galvanin