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Volker Stelzmann in the St. Marien Church in Dahme

The exhibition “Passion – in the mirror of GDR art” brings together graphic works by 17 artists. One focus is on the Leipzig School around Bernhard Heißig, Wolfgang Matthäuer and Volker Stelzmann. (15 June – 14 July 2024, Opening: 14 June 2024, 7 p.m.)

Volker Stelzmann, Four crosses, 1979

Daniel Poller at the Tobias Naehring Gallery, Leipzig

On the occasion of the 10th f/stop – Festival for Photography Leipzig, Tobias Naehring is exhibiting a wider selection of Daniel Poller’s “Frankfurt Copies” for the first time. In it, the artist uses overprinting and manuell alterations to pair up photographs of the spolia of the so-called “Neue Altstadt“ in Frankfurt am Main with the colours of the particular building. (31 May – 16 June 2024)

Daniel Poller, Spolie from the Frankfurt
Copies, 2018/2022

Maina-Miriam Munsky at the Museum of Prints and Drawings, Berlin

The special exhibition “(Un)seen Stories. Looking, Locating, Illuminating” at the Berlin Museum of Prints and Drawings focuses on objects with surprising (and often hidden) histories and provenances. The exhibition includes a drawing by Maina-Miriam Munsky, which was acquired at Galerie Poll in 2022. (31 May – 25 August 2024)

Maina-Miriam Munsky, Travel to London,
1975

Markus Draper in the Albertinum, Dresden

The work “House near a Big Forest” by Markus Draper, which was purchased by the Dresden State Art Collections, can be seen in an exhibition of the same name at the Albertinum. In the illustrated podcast, a fly tells a fairy tale of the KGB’s links to reform movements in the Soviet Union. (17 May – 29 September 2024)

Markus Draper, House near a Big Forest (detail), 2023,
Photo: M. Wagner, SKD

Emerita Pansowová at the Blackbox Gallery, Ribnitz-Damgarten

In a dialogue exhibition entitled “Vivat II”, the Blackbox Gallery is showing works by the sculptor Emerita Pansowová and the painter Vera Schwelgin. The gallery is thus taking up the figurative tradition. (4 May – 13 July 2024)

Emerita Pansowová, to Gret Palucca,1985

Bettina von Arnim at the New National Gallery, Berlin

“Extreme Tension. Art between Politics and Society. Collection of the Nationalgalerie 1945-2000” will encompass key works from West and East Germany, Western Europe and the USA, and former Socialist countries. The works on display will come from the art informel movement and US-American color field painting, Pop art and Minimalism, as well as the conceptual art. (18 November 2023 – 28 September 2025)

Bettina von Arnim, Optiman, 1969