I had previously wished to have the tourists and school groups disappear, but as Berlin museums reopen, it feels reassuring to see famous artworks still up, but also eerie to see them without a large audience.
The figures in a new survey by a Berlin artists’ association point to the general struggle among artists to support themselves through art in a city that is becoming less affordable every year.
In their films at the Berlin Biennial, Natasha E. Kelly and Mario Pfeifer address the growing divide in Germany between the politics of liberal inclusion and on-the-ground ignorance, racism, and suppression.
An ongoing investigation into the impact of 19th century botanical adventurers on culture shapes questions posed in an exhibition in a now defunct Veterinarian College.
The House of World Cultures’ exhibition tells the story of the Congress for Cultural Freedom’s use of an aesthetic of freedom, and contextualizes the lasting legacy of modernism within the geopolitical power struggles of the Cold War.
The most successful arc of Documenta 14 is not accomplished by any of its symbolic gestures, but through the consistent and merited presence of non-white, non-heteronormative artists throughout.
Katarzyna Wielga-Skolimowska was abruptly fired, following growing political differences with her colleagues ever since Poland’s right-wing party came to power last year.
Sitting in the 20-meter-ceilinged space of the Boiler Room watching this infinite building disintegrate infinitely slowly, you cannot help but feel infinitely tiny.
BERLIN — If we could see the inner workings of the internet, the cabled intestines that run between our walls, under our cities, and across oceans, would we grasp what the internet really is?