24 juillet 2009

Simon de Pury to Show Forty Large-scale Photographs at The Corner Berlin

BERLIN.- On Wednesday October 21, PUREPURYGRAPHY will open at The Corner Berlin, presenting a selection of nearly forty large-scale single-print photographs taken by Simon de Pury and curated by Chris Rehberger, founder of Double Standards in Berlin. That same evening, The Corner Berlin will also be the setting for PUREPURYPOP, a glitzy and fun party DJ’ed by de Pury himself. All photographs, including an additional 400 which will be featured in a mammoth catalogue, designed by Double Standards, will be available for sale. The... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2009

"Le Corbusier – Art et architecture" @ Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin

Poster of the exhibition “Le Corbusier: Art and Architecture” Design: Steenbrink Vormgeving, Berlin Le Corbusier (1887–1965) est considéré comme l’un des plus grands architectes du 20e siècle. Son œuvre continue aujourd’hui encore à exercer une influence considérable sur l’architecture et l’urbanisme. L’exposition proposera d’une part une perspective explicitement contemporaine sur Le Corbusier en incluant les recherches les plus récentes faites à son sujet, afin de tenter de rendre compte à sa juste mesure du discours... [Lire la suite]
03 juillet 2009

Watercolours and Graphic Works by Emil Nolde on View @ Museum of Prints and Drawings, Berlin

Emil Nolde, Spanierin, 1921. Aquarell, dünnes Japanpapier, 47,4 x 35 cm, sign. o.l.: Nolde © Nolde Stiftung Seebüll bpk / Kupferstichkabinett, SMB. Foto: Jörg P. Anders BERLIN.- As a main proponent of expressionism, Emil Nolde (1867-1956) ranks as one of the most renowned German artists of the 20th century. With its 110 works (made up of some 36 watercolours and approx. 70 of the artist's most important graphic prints - including etchings, lithographs and woodcuts), the Museum of Prints and Drawings in Berlin not only owns one... [Lire la suite]
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20 juin 2009

Paolo Roversi @ Camera Work, Berlin

Paolo Roversi, Guinevere in red Dress by Yves Saint Laurent, 1996 and Nudi, pictures of the studio of the artist in Paris, portraits, as well as works of his lightpaintings. Owing to the well-balanced quality of colors and the clear composition of the photographs of the artist as well as the particular charm and grace of his models, the observer of these photographs is often tempted to study them more as paintings. This effect is also a result of the technique of the artist. For over 35 years, Paolo Roversi, born in... [Lire la suite]
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20 juin 2009

Gilbert & George 'Jack Freak' @ Arndt & Partner Berlin

Gilbert & George, HOI POLLOI, 2008 As the international tour of the last Gilbert & George retrospective (2007–2009) did not include Berlin, Arndt & Partner are now all the more delighted to present a solo exhibition of the celebrity artist duo in its gallery rooms behind the Hamburger Bahnhof. It is the first Gilbert & George solo show in Berlin for 14 years. The exhibition features a selection of 20 large-scale pieces from the Jack Freak Pictures, the largest Gilbert & George group of pictures to date. The... [Lire la suite]
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14 juin 2009

'Gilbert & George, Jack Freak Pictures' @ Arndt & Partner, Berlin

Artist duo George (left) and Gilbert (right) pose in front of their work “The Church of England” in Berlin, Germany. This work of art is part of the exhibition "Jack Freak Pictures" Photo: EFE/Jens Kalaene BERLIN.- As the international tour of the last Gilbert & George retrospective (2007–2009) did not include Berlin, Arndt & Partner are now presenting a solo exhibition of the celebrity artist duo in its gallery rooms behind the Hamburger Bahnhof. It is the first Gilbert & George solo show in Berlin for 14... [Lire la suite]
12 juin 2009

Fashion Photographer Paolo Roversi @ Camera Work in Berlin

© Paolo Roversi. Guinevere sitting on table, Paris, 2004 BERLIN.- CAMERA WORK presents the works of fashion photographer Paolo Roversi in its gallery showrooms. For over 35 years, Paolo Roversi, born in Ravenna, Italy, in 1947, has been working and living in Paris. The exhibition of around 50 photographs will show, beyond the series Guinivere and Nudi, pictures of the studio of the artist in Paris, portraits, as well as works of his lightpaintings. Owing to the well-balanced quality of colors and the clear composition of the... [Lire la suite]
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04 juin 2009

'Helmut Newton, SUMO' @ the Helmut Newton Foundation, Berlin

BERLIN.- With SUMO, the Helmut Newton Foundation presents what might just be the most spectacular and expensive photography book project ever. Ten years ago, publisher Benedikt Taschen persuaded Helmut Newton to agree to produce a gigantic book with a print run of 10,000 copies, all signed by the photographer. Accompanied by a custom-made book holder by Philippe Starck, the book found its way into the homes of well-heeled buyers. Now, for the first time, its 394 photographs will go on display to mark the 10th anniversary of a... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2009

President Barack Obama @ THE KENNEDYS, Berlin

Ethel Kennedy, widow of Robert F. Kennedy, and Sen. Obama. © Pete Souza / Chicago Tribune BERLIN.- After President Obama's first hundred days in office the museum THE KENNEDYS will devote a special exhibition to the new American president. The temporary show will complement the permanent exhibition of the museum at the Brandenburg Gate with about 50 exhibits, many of which are photographs by the official White House photographer, Pete Souza. Souza had already accompanied Barack Obama during his term as U.S. Senator. His... [Lire la suite]
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