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Martin-Gropius-Bau on 9 November 2014 on the occasion of the 25 anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall
Martin-Gropius-Bau on 9 November 2014 on the occasion of the 25 anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall

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Unusual insights into cultural history, often with spectacular findings and the latest research results, form the pillars in the Martin-Gropius-Bau programme alongside contemporary art and photography. Monographs of outstanding artists are as much the focus as current artistic positions.
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V. Krinsky: Experimental-methodic study work “Color and spatial composition.” Composition in space, 1921
© The Schusev State Museum of Architecture Moscow

VKhUTEMAS – A Russian Laboratory of Modernity

Architecture designs 1920 – 1930
Until 6 April 2015

Vkhutemas, often referred to as the “Russian Bauhaus”, was a legendary art school of Modernism in the 1920s. This is the first exhibition in Germany to show an important sampling – mainly focused on architecture – of the work of Vkhutemas.
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Liu Xia: Untitled
© Liu Xia, courtesy of Guy Sorman

Liu Xia – A photographer from China

Until 19 April 2015

Liu Xia, born in Beijing, is one of the most remarkable artists from China. She is a photographer and painter, poet and novelist. During the relatively liberal 1980s, she was an active member of the art scene in Beijing, which at the time was experimental and beginning to open up to the world.
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ZERO
© ZERO foundation

ZERO
The international art movement of the 50s and 60s

Until 8 June 2015

Over 50 years after the founding of the ZERO movement the exhibition is devoted not only to the first founding artists Heinz Mack, Otto Piene and Günther Uecker, nor even just to these international artists who were close to ZERO such as Yves Klein and Lucio Fontana, but also to such forgotten artists as Hermann Goepfert, Oskar Holweck or Hans Salentin.
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Mask, lower Sepik River
© Museum der Kulturen Basel, photo: Claude Germain

Dance of the Ancestors
Art from the Sepik of Papua New Guinea

Until 14 June 2015

For the first time artworks from Oceania are the subjects of an exhibition at the Martin-Gropius-Bau. They come from an area on the middle and lower reaches of the river Sepik in Papua-New Guinea. About 220 artworks from twelve lenders – some of Europe’s most prominent museums are involved – will be on view.
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Mark Rothko: No. 24 (Untitled), 1951
© Kate Rothko-Prizel & Christopher Rothko / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2015 / Photo Avraham Hay

The Century Mark.
Tel Aviv Museum of Art visits Berlin

Modern and contemporary art
Until 21 June 2015

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of establishment of German-Israeli relations, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art is sending some 70 masterpieces to Europe for the first time – to Berlin. The accent of the exhibition lies on the art of the modern era and is supplemented by contemporary media art from Israel.
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