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Selection of past art exhibitions by art place berlin:
Since 2009 "art place berlin" is the forum for contemporary art at the Park Inn by Radisson Berlin-Alexanderplatz. The changing exhibitions show artistic positions by international artists in painting, graphic, photopraphy and works on paper.
Signs - positions of contemporary art
in painting, sculpture, graphics and photography
until March 18th, 2017
The exhibition SIGNS shows a wide spectrum of contemporary art and brings together works by artists from four continents. As different as their way to art is the diversity of their artistic styles... read more >
'painto' - the magic of light, colour and texture
impressionistic photography by Gottfried Römer
until October 26th, 2016
Roemer´s art is unconcerned with the depiction of reality. Instead his photography uses light, colour and texture to create an abstract of structure and contour that allows the viewer freedom of interpretation... read more >
Ivar Kaasik 'Phenomenon' - Painting
Until June 10th, 2016
Ivar Kaasik's painting is contemporary in its treatment of the concepts of art and nature. In its complexity and multi-facetted associations, interpretations and controversies his artistic work penetrates many areas of our life in a way that goes beyond the cliché... read more >
J. J. Dittloff - Graphic and Photography
until February 28th, 2016
Johannes J. Dittloff does not conceive his work as a realistic representation or even illustration of real things. Just as little he intends to pictorially formulate visions or even solutions. Dittloff understands his work as pictographic interpretations or visual equivalent of our present existence... read more >
Uni-Korea Art Exhibition - From Baekdu to Halla
October 2nd - November 15th, 2015
Despite the extremely different development in the two parts of Korea during the past seven decades many common values have been preserved and the desire for the reunification of the country lives on. In particular the artists prove again not only to be trailblazers of the new, but also keepers of tradition... read more >
Marek Saenderski - Artistic Reality and Unreality in 3D
April 23rd - June 30th, 2015
With this exhibition, the impressive, large-format three-dimensional images by the Polish photo artist Marek Saenderski will be shown for the first time in Germany. For 20 years he has been working with 3D - he started from 3D-photography but now he creates unique artistic 3D-compositions and established it as his means of artistic expression... read more >
BERLIN Impressions - Photography
March 4th - April 18th, 2015
The exhibition 'art place berlin - BERLIN Impressions' shows photographs with a focus directed on art, culture, architecture, history and the special atmosphere of the city.
The images from the years 2014 and 2015 are part of the 'art place berlin - photography - edition'... read more >
Wayne Quilliam - Photography
December 1st - February 26th, 2015
His unique style encompasses the spiritual and artistic dimensions of Aboriginal culture as his art is transformed through traditional and modern practices including developing a technique that infuses the artwork with traditional ochre and plant dyes. His work speaks of connection and isolation, of loss and discovering and the tragic irony of misconceived ideals... read more >
Florian Westermann - "Magic Places"
September 19th - November 21st, 2014
For Florian Westermann, photography is an ongoing process of self-discovery, learning, and following a deep desire to go out and explore the world. The landscape is the perfect source of inspira- tion, always renewing and inexhaustible, an epic framework that provides unprecedentedly new opportunities every day... read more >
David Snider - "Sands of Time"
June 20th - September 4th, 2014
"I can say that my work has been influenced by the Impressionists of Europe and by the Abstract Expressionists of America. They eliminate the boundaries of convention and allow the creative spirit to run free. My work with palette knife is like sculpting on canvas with all the means of expression and form it offers." read more >
"Four Positions of Contemporary Painting"
February 27th - June 14th, 2014
The exhibition brings together works by four artists of different generations and characterized by diverse cultural influences their countries of origin on three continents. As different as their individual path to art is also the style of their painting. From photo-realistic to abstract and minimalist elements, the exhibition covers a wide spectrum of contemporary painting... read more >
"Graphic Portfolio - Federico Garcia Lorca"
August 2013 - February 16th, 2014
Fifty renowned artists from around the world dedicated their works to the Spanish poet and dramatist Federico Garcia Lorca. Posthumously it is a memorial to those artists involved who died during the first years of the 21st century - Arman, Miguel Berrocal, Jeanne-Claude, Corneille, Josep Guinovart, Ivan Lesiak, Bengt Lindström, Roberto Matta, Jean Messagier, Aldo Mondino, Edo Murtic, Jésus Raphael Soto and Emilio Vedova... read more >
"25 MASTERS of PHOTOGRAPHY"
Time in Turkey - art place berlin selection
June 13th - August 13th, 2013
The exhibition shows photographs taken in Turkey by 25 internartional renowned photographers. They wanted to show Turkey from an international perspective, free from an orientalistic point of view. It raises questions about a realistic view on Turkey, away from the usual clichés, and encourages the visitor to thinking about the message of the images... read more >
"GORAN DUZEVIC & SLADJANA DUZEVIK - Painting"
June 13th - August 13th, 2013
"Seine Bilder sind Ort des Träumens und der Sehnsucht nach Wärme und Entspannung genauso wie die Insel Hvar in Kroatien, wo er aufwuchs. Mit scheinbar einfachen Zeichnungen auf farbenreichen Hintergrund, in der Art der alten Meister, schafft er poetische, ruhige und harmonische Werke." - Dr. Dieter Kotz ...read more >
"ANNA TESSENOW - Portrait, Figure, Landscape"
May 15th - June 10th, 2013
Her works are created in the style of the "Neuen Leipziger Schule", which is often characterized by a combination of figurative and abstract elements. The most prominent representative of this style is Neo Rauch, who was - like Anna Tessenow - one of Prof. Arno Rink's students...read more >
"IVAR KAASIK - Before the Silence"
February 5th - May 12th, 2013
The exhibition of "art place berlin" showed Kaasiks latest works, the most radical abstractions within his oeuvre so far. In mostly large-scale oil paintings the notions of the artificial and the natural are blurring. They seem like a tribute to...read more >
"CHRISTIN LUTZE - Labyrinth of the World"
November 15th, 2012 - January 27th, 2013
"I'm looking in my painted image architectures and their constituent power is the space for the balance between rational, emotional and surreal elements. My goal is the combination of functional, structural and spiritual mo- ments of the painting."read more >
"ART based on PHOTOGRAPHY"
May 11th - Nov 4th, 2012
J. J. Dittloff (Germany / Poland), M. A. Russ (Germany / USA), W. Quilliam (Australia)
The exhibition presents works by three artists who use photography in their artistic creativity in very different ways as a basic technique. For the first time works by these artists can be seen in context of a joint exhibition...read more >
"RUDOLF DRAHEIM - Inner Landscapes"
March 28th - May 6th, 2012
"This exposition presents selected aesthetic creations produced in thirty years of artistic work by Rudolf Draheim (born in 1941). Painting enables him to invent landscapes of colors forming an autonomous pictorial world. Procedures of creation are tested - such as the myths of Prometheus, which once shaped our industrialized life and are again translated into action now within these remarkable pictures." - (Hanne Bergius) read more >
"DEBORA FEDE - Il Vento del Nord"
January 12th - March 18th, 2012
She understands that the aesthetic experience is above all a mean of getting to know the world. Her contemporary pictorial investigation involves a deep analysis of the feelings and sensations that occur from the actions of humans. Debora creates her paintings using two basic elements: color and movement. The paintings she depicts partake in a parallel analysis between polychrome and color...read more >
"IVAR KAASIK - Paintings"
November 2nd, 2011 - January 7th, 2012
"Kaasik's spectrum of motifs ranges from stars, stylized into icons of film history, to idyllic landscapes, vivid portraits of people, plants or animals, all the way to strongly focussed urban scenes. On seeing these paintings, terms like photorealism or even hyperrealism come to mind, because all the paintings demonstrate great artistry and precision in their execution...read more >
"ZHANG XIUZHU - As Time Goes By"
August 31st - October 27th, 2011
"The most outstanding and valuable aspect of his artistic endeavour is his search for a common ground between two poles of Western and Eastern cultures. Generally speaking, Western painting emphasizes the represen-tation of the external form of the subject while Eastern painting emphasizes the capture of its inner spirit or essence. It may be said that Zhang Xiuzhu employs Western technique to unlock the door to Eastern sentiments and thoughts... read more >
"3 Times Caucasus"
June 30th - August 21st, 2011
An showcase by artists from Russia, Georgia and Abkhazia: Igor Oleinikow, Adgur Dzidzaria, Diana Vouba, Wladimir Schengelaja, Liana Nakashidze, Mirian Japaridze
Once again the language of art is building a bridge between peoples.The exhibition is an initiative of: "Society for reconciliation and understanding in the Caucasus" ("Gesellschaft fuer Ausgleich und Verstaendigung im Kaukasus e. V." / GAViK, Berlin). read more >
MOUSSA TIBA, Lebanon / France
"Vision of Illusions" - Painting
May 6th - June 26, 2011
He is perceived as one of the main artistic figures in Lebanon and there exists his own museum, where his art works are shown. He has lived in Chartres, France since 1986. Moussa Tiba continues his humble work at the age of 70 in his studios at Libancana and in Chartres where he conducts his global conversations, exhibiting, working and researching in nouveau realism and in the abstract colours of his world as he sees it... read more >
"2 - NEW UNDERGROUND"
Photography by Sergen Sehitoglu / Istanbul
March 16th, 2010 - May 1st, 2011
With the these exhibition "art place berlin" is building a bridge from Istanbul to Berlin; two European metropolises which are connected in a special way, not only because they are partner cities. In his exhibition "2 - NEW UNDERGROUND" photographer Sergen Sehitoglu is presenting his latest works. He represents the young and dynamic art scene from the Bosporus. With his artistic concept he allows the viewer an unusual look, which leaves room for emotions, interpretation and perception of an inner meaning... read more >
"TinTones - Rough Print"
Photography by Michael A. Russ
November 28th, 2010 - March 14th, 2011
Michael A. Russ is a commuter between the continents. New York, Paris, Los Angeles, Hamburg, Munich and Berlin are the most important stations of Russ's creative input while developing his distinctive form of expression. 40 years of photography and film validate the multifaceted mastery of his craft.
"His approach to photography is with the eyes of a painter working with light" - Tom Waits - read more >
Fascinating paintings by SINN
July 15th - Nov 22th, 2010
"SINN (Jinaun Kim) connects Asian and Western pictorial tradition. The transparency of ink, the light reflections of the aluminium base and the score marks result in a floating spatiality as well as an undefined - mysterious depth. The lucent graphisms condense into polyphonic figures, who appeal to the viewer on multiple levels with regard to contents, stylistic and aesthetical." - (Gerhard Charles Rump) read more >
III Delphic Games 2009 in Jeju / Korea >
Sabine & Axel Sperl Photographic Impressions of the opening
May 15th - July 12th, 2010
The Delphic Games of the Modern Era a stage for worldwide Dialogue of Cultures
For almost 1000 years, ancient Greek history has told its story of The Delphic Games. At that time until the year 394 they were considered as one of the most important festivals and took place one year prior to the Olympic Games. Whilst the Olympic Games had its priority in the body-oriented competition, the Delphic Games focused towards the artistic competition... read more >
Christian Schütz "Zeichen - Gestalt"
March 9th - May 9th, 2010
Christian Schütz, born 1941 in Berlin, driven between East and West, is a convinced and spirited anti-ideologist. His confidence belongs to the art and the sciences as a realm of possibilities. In the set of "STRINGS" for example - a thematically extensive, wide-ranged image-complex - the artist, well trained in logic and semiotics, attempts to visualize the psychodynamics of tones in basis and core. The methods applied are closely related to the process of musical composition and mathematics... read more >
WAYNE QUILLIAM "Photography in context of Indigenous Australian culture"
January 10th - March 7th, 2010
Wayne Quilliam is considered one of Australia's most prominent Aboriginal photographic artists working on the global stage with more than 130 solo and group exhibitions in Australia, Europe, Asia and the USA. He has been awarded what is considered one of the most prestigious Australian art accolades, the 2009 NAIDOC (National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee) Artist of the Year... read more >
Johannes Janusz DITTLOFF "METAMORPHOSES - from the graphic cycle METROPOLIS BERLIN"
January 10th - March 7th, 2010
An exhibition at two exhibit locations - culmination points of the city: the Alexander Plaza ("art place berlin" at the Park Inn Berlin, Alexander Plaza - until January 8th, 2010) and on Friedrichstrasse (Art Center Berlin - until October 20th, 2010). During the first half of the last century, artistic photography was associated with the more traditional areas of fine art, namely painting, sculpture, drawing, or graphics. One must bear in mind that since its invention an entire century had to pass before the first artists established their reputations with photographic oeuvre...read more >
Works from the graphic portfolio "Federico Garcia Lorca"
June 12th - September 10th, 2009
Graphic by renowed artists from four continents are shown in the first project of "art place berlin" at the Park Inn Berlin-Alexanderplatz.
The artists dedicated their works to the cosmopolitan, poet and dramatist Federico Garcia Lorca, who became an icon of political, artistic-intellectual and religious freedom after his assassination in 1936. The idea for the project was born in winter 1977...read more >