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Must See Berlin

Friday, February 12

  • Ends February 15th 2016

  • Alfredo Jaar’s new installation uses neon arrows to illustrate the movement of people from the global South to the North in an articulation of the main travel paths taken by migrants across Europe in 2015.

    Alfredo Jaar (Kindness) of (Strangers)

    Dec 4, 2015 - Feb 15, 2016

    Galerie Thomas Schulte

    Charlottenstrasse 24  / +493020608990 / galeriethomasschulte.de
    Tue - Fri 12pm to 6pm

  • Ends March 5th 2016

  • Timed to coincide with this year’s Berlin Film Festival, upcoming Manifesta curator Christian Jankowski’s survey exhibition focuses on the artist’s cinematic works made between 1992 and 2015 as well as additional sculptural installations. Satisfying Jankowski's own desire to have his retrospective curated by an actress, the artist has cast German movie star Nina Hoss in the role of curator.

    Christian Jankowski Retrospektive

    Jan 15 - Mar 5, 2016

    Contemporary Fine Arts Galerie (CFA)

    Am Kupfergraben 10  / +49302887870 / cfa-berlin.com
    Tue - Fri 10am to 6pm, Sat 11am to 6pm

  • Hot on the heels of her retrospective at Paris’s Musée d’Art Moderne last year, Carol Rama, long sidelined by art history, is back in the spotlight. Complementing a selection of her paintings, collages, and assemblages made between the 1940s and 2014, Bepi Ghiotti’s moving photographic portraits show the Italian artist at age nintey-five, just two years before her death.

    Carol Rama Ferite della memoria - selected works

    Jan 23 - Mar 5, 2016

    Isabella Bortolozzi Galerie

    Schöneberger Ufer 61  / +493026394985 / bortolozzi.com
    Tue - Sat 12pm to 6pm

  • Ends April 10th 2016

  • Commissioned by Peggy Guggenheim for her Manhattan residence, Jackson Pollock’s largest work, Mural, 1943, predates the artist’s iconic poured paintings, for which he garnered fame and increased public scrutiny later in the decade. As part of its rare European tour, the freshly restored mural makes a pit stop in Berlin to keep company with photographs from the Kicken Collection and paintings by Lee Krasner and Robert Motherwell, among others, on loan from the Kunsthalle Bielefeld and private collectors.

    Jackson Pollock's Mural

    Nov 25, 2015 - Apr 10, 2016

    Deutsche Bank KunstHalle

    Unter den Linden 13/15  / +493020209312 / deutsche-bank-kunsthalle.de
    10am to 8pm daily

  • Ends May 7th 2016

  • For Warhol, the Polaroid camera was an ideal egalitarian tool because of its built-in flash, preset focal distance, and standard print dimensions that could turn us all into equally glamorous creatures. This comprehensive selection of Warhol’s Polaroid portraits documents the New York underground scene—including artists, Factory denizens, and Studio 54 revelers—between 1971 and 1986.

    Andy Warhol Andy Warhol Polaroids 1971 - 1986

    Feb 5 - May 7, 2016

    Galerie Bastian

    Am Kupfergraben 10  / +493020673840 / galeriebastian.com
    Thu - Fri 11am to 5:30pm, Sat 11am to 4pm

  • Ends July 10th 2016

  • The Berlin-based artist’s latest installation, Manifesto, comprises thirteen films screened simultaneously to create a cacophonous audio-visual collage of manifestos written by artists, architects, choreographers, and filmmakers. All are embodied by Hollywood actress Cate Blanchett delivering the words of Jim Jarmusch, Sol LeWitt, Kazimir Malevich, Adrian Piper, Sturtevant, and Tristan Tzara, among others.

    Julian Rosefeldt Manifesto

    Feb 10 - Jul 10, 2016

    Hamburger Bahnhof

    Invalidenstraße 50-51  / +4930266424242 / www.hamburgerbahnhof.de
    Tue - Fri 10am to 6pm, Sat - Sun 11am to 6pm, Thu 10am to 8pm