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Gundula Schulze Eldowy at the Bröhan Museum and the Academy of Arts, Berlin

The Bröhan Museum is showing in “Berlin in a Dog’s Night. Gundula Schulze Eldowy” the between 1977 and 1990 in East Berlin taken series for the first time in its entirety. In it the artist documents a everyday life in East Germany, which is at odds with the often idealized images of socialist society and with which she took offence in the former GDR. (20th January – 14th April 2024)

“Keep a Stiff Upper Lip! Gundula Schulze Eldowy and Robert Frank” at the Academy of Arts reconstructs Gundula Schulze Eldowy’s career as she moved from East Berlin to New York, from straight photography to a poetic visual vocabulary that is expressed in the blending of photography, film, painting and poetry fused into an artistic cosmos. (25th January – 1st April 2024)

Gundula Schulze Eldowy, Untitled, Berlin 1982

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

Genni / Jenny Wiegmann-Mucchi at the Hamburger Kunsthalle

With some 130 exhibits by over 100 artists from Europe and the USA, the major survey exhibition “Outstanding! The Relief from Rodin to Taeuber-Arp” will focus on relief art, tracing its evolution from 1800 to the 1960s. Galerie Poll supports the exhibition with a wooden relief from the estate of the artist Genni / Jenny Wiegmann-Mucchi on loan. (13 October 2023 – 25 February 2024)

Genni / Jenny Wiegmann-Mucchi, Nude with flowing hair, 1920s

Kerbach, Stelzmann, Wagenbrett et al. at Museum No Hero

Anyone who believes that only social realist works were created in the GDR will be proven wrong at the exhibition “The Surprise – East German Artists Before and After the Fall of the Wall” which features more than 60 works and will be surprised by the kaleidoscopic diversity as well as the high quality of craftsmanship in art from East Germany.
(22 April 2023 – 7 April 2024)

Volker Stelzmann, Street XX, 2011