January 20, 2009 - Why Berlin? - No. 14 – Exhibitions in Berlin January – April 2009 and more
January 20, 2009

No. 14 – Exhibitions in Berlin January – April 2009 and more

project: Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, artist: Gerwald Rockenschaub, photo: Lukas Roth

WHY BERLIN ! No. 14 Exhibitions in Berlin January – April 2009
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2 November 2008 – 2 February 2009
3rd European Month of Photography Berlin:
- Mutations II – Moving Stills
- Hans Robertson. The Berlin Years, 1926 -1933
- As Far As the Eye Can’t See. Panoramic Photographs of Berlin, 1949-52

27 February – 31 August 2009
As Time Goes By

27 February – 1 June 2009
Erwin Blumenfeld: Dada Montages

Berlinische Galerie
Alte Jakobstrasse 124-128, Berlin-Kreuzberg
Wed – Mon 10 am – 6 pm, closed on Tue

www.berlinischegalerie.de

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13 December 2008 – 15 February 2009
wowe . Essence . Twenty-five Years of Portraits

13 December 2008 – 15 February 2009
Jerry Berndt . Insight . Fotografien der Nacht

21 February 2009 – 17 May 2009
Annie Leibovitz . A Photographer’s Life . 1990 – 2005

C/O Berlin – International Forum for Visual Dialogues
Postfuhramt, Oranienburger Straße / Tucholskystraße, Berlin-Mitte
daily 11 am – 8 pm

www.co-berlin.com

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11 October 2008 –1 March 2009
Forwards 08
Daimler Awards for Contemporary Art in Germany,
South Africa and the USA

20 March – 28 June 2009
Drawing Sculpture

13 March – 28 June 2009
Oskar Schlemmer and Auke de Vries
A Dialog with Giotto and Mark Rothko. In coorporation with
Gemäldegalerie Berlin, Kulturforum Potsdamer Platz

Daimler Contemporary
Potsdamer Platz, Haus Huth, U108
Alte Potsdamer Str. 5, Berlin-Mitte
daily 11 am – 6 pm

www.sammlung.daimler.com

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30 November 2008 – 1 February 2009
Anish Kapoor. Memory

Deutsche Guggenheim
Unter den Linden 13-15, Berlin-Mitte
daily: 11 am – 8 pm, Thur until 10 pm

www.deutsche-guggenheim.de

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13 September 2008 – 8 February 2009
Ayse Erkmen. Weggefährten

3 October 2008 – 22 February 2009
Cult of the Artist: “I can´t just slice off an ear every day”
Deconstructing the myth of the artist

3 October 2008 – 25 January 2009
Cult of the Artist: BEUYS. We are the revolution
supported by the Friends of the Nationalgalerie

14 March – 17 May 2009
Music Works by Visual Artists:
Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller
The Murder of Crows

Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin
Invalidenstr. 50-51, Berlin-Tiergarten
Tue – Fri 10 am – 6 pm, Sat 11 am – 8 pm, Sun 11 am – 6 pm
www.hamburgerbahnhof.de
www.smb.museum/hbf

www.kultdeskuenstlers.de

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11 January – 22 February 2009
Schwerelos – Simon Faithfull, Carla Guagliardi

6 March – 26 April 2009
Aufwachen – Clemens Krauss

Haus am Waldsee
Argentinische Allee 30, Berlin-Zehlendorf
daily 10 am – 6 pm

www.hausamwaldsee.de

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till 11 January 2009
Rational/Irrational
Pawel Althamer, Hanne Darboven, Artur Żmijewski, Javier Téllez,
Arthur Bispo do Rosario, François Bucher, Juan Downey

19 March – 3 May 2009
PICTOPIA – Festival on Character Design
Exhibition, Conference, Symposium, Character Walk

Haus der Kulturen der Welt
John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10, Berlin-Tiergarten
Tue – Sun noon – 7 pm

www.hkw.de

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permanent display
Helmut Newton´s Private Property

30 November 2008 – 17 May 2009
Helmut Newton: Fired
Fashion Photography of the 1960s and 1970s

Helmut Newton Foundation
Jebensstr. 2, Berlin-Charlottenburg
Tue – Sun 10 am – 6 pm, Thur until 10 pm

www.helmutnewton.com

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till 11 January 2009
Spot on… Bamako
VII. Rencontres Africaines de la Photographie

23 January – 22 March 2009
URBANreVIEWS
greening – landscape design in and from Beijing

3 April – 21 June 2009
DAK’ART
selection

ifa-Gallery Berlin, Institute for Foreign Relations e.V.
Linienstr. 139/140, Berlin-Mitte
Tue – Sun 2 pm – 7 pm, Sat noon – 8 pm

www.ifa.de

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16 January – 1 February 2009
Alexandra Polisiewicz, Urban Art, Ives Maes, Jungju An

20 February – 8 March 2009
Chris Larson, Anouk Kruithof

27 March – 12 April 2009
Stagings: Made in Namibia, Christodoulos Panayiotou

Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien GmbH
Mariannenplatz 2, Berlin-Kreuzberg
Wed – Sun 2 pm – 7 pm

www.bethanien.de

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7 November 2008 – 8 February 2009
Katharina Meldner: SPIRITS. Drawings and Videos
(Hannah-Höch-Prize 2008)

6 March – 14 June 2009
The Art of Interpretation
Italian Reproductive Prints from Mantegna to Carracci

Kupferstichkabinett
Kulturforum Potsdamer Platz
Matthäikirchplatz 8, Berlin-Tiergarten
Tue – Fri 10 am – 6 pm, Sat & Sun 11 am – 6 pm

www.smb.museum/kk

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30 November 2008 – 25 January 2009
Political/Minimal
Francis Alÿs, Monica Bonvicini, Damien Hirst,
Kitty Kraus, Teresa Margolles, amongst others

11 – 25 January 2009
Highlights from the Cologne KunstFilmBiennale
Shoja Azari, Alex McQuilkin, Markus Schinwald,
John Smith, Hito Steyerl, amongst others

08 Februar – 19 April 2009
No Title (working title)
Saul Bass, Maurice Binder, Kyle Cooper,
Jeremy Dawson, Stephen Frankfurt, amongst others

KW Institute for Contemporary Art
Auguststr. 69, Berlin-Mitte
Tue – Sun noon – 7 pm, Thur until 9 pm

www.kw-berlin.de

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19 October 2008 – 19 January 2009
Richard Avedon. Photographs 1946-2004

30 October 2008 – 12 January 2009
Time Perspectives. Acquisitions from the Collection of Contemporary
Arts of Federal Republic of Germany 1998-2008

28 November 2008 – 23. March 2009
Robert Lebeck. Photographs 1955 – 2005

Martin-Gropius-Bau
Niederkirchnerstraße 7 Corner Stresemannstr. 110, 10963 Berlin
Wed – Mon 10 am–8 pm

www.gropiusbau.de

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12 Dezember 2008 – 1 March 2009
Heidi Specker
Lemke House – Mies van der Rohe. Photography

Mies van der Rohe Haus
Oberseestraße 60, Berlin – Hohenschoenhausen
Tue – Sun 11 am – 5 pm

www.miesvanderrohehaus.de

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13 Dezember 2008 – 15 February 2009
Anetta Mona Chisa / Lucia Tkácová

24 January – 13 February 2009
Public Art Bucharest

NBK – Neuer Berliner Kunstverein
Chausseestr. 128/129, Berlin-Mitte
Tue – Fri noon – 6 pm, Sat & Sun 2 pm – 6 pm

www.nbk.org

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31 October 2008 – 8 February 2009
Kult des Künstlers: The Universe Klee
supported by the Friends of the Nationalgalerie

31 October 2008 – 8 February 2009
Kult des Künstlers: Jeff Koons. Celebration
supported by the Friends of the Nationalgalerie

Neue Nationalgalerie
Potsdamer Str. 50, Berlin-Tiergarten
Tue/Wed/Fri 10 am – 6 pm, Thur 10 am – 10 pm; Sat/Sun 11 am – 6 pm
www.neue-nationalgalerie.de

www.kultdeskuenstlers.de

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13 December 2008 – 1 February 2009
/unvermittelt
Campaign to mediate an extended understanding of work,
with symposium and exhibition

7 February – 1 March 2009
Selected Artists
Kulturverwaltung des Berliner Senats. Scholarship Exhibition 2008

14 March – 26 April 2009
ISLANDS & GHETTOS
about the territorial isolation and social seclusion in 21st century cities
An exhibition by Heidelberger Kunstverein (partly modified for Berlin)
In cooperation with Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien

NGBK – Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst
Oranienstr. 25, Berlin-Kreuzberg
daily: noon – 7 pm, Thu – Sat noon -8 pm

www.ngbk.de

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7 February – 18 March 2009
Simon Starling. Under Lime

April – June
Katharina Grosse

Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin
Schlossplatz, Berlin-Mitte
daily 11 am – 6 pm; mondays until 10 pm

www.kunsthalle-berlin.com

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SAVE THE DATE
24 – 27 September 2008
art forum berlin 2009
International Fair for Contemporary Art

Berlin Fairgrounds, Halls 18-20
Masurenallee, Berlin-Charlottenburg
daily noon – 8 pm

www.art-forum-berlin.com

Why Berlin! listings are being provided by the Association of Berlin Curators from Contemporary Art Institutions, initiated by ART FORUM BERLIN.

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