Fairs & Events

Gallery Weekend Berlin 2019
April 26–28, 2019
Solo show by Kim Yong-Ik This is not the answer
April 27 – July 27, 2019
Opening: Friday, April 26, 6–9 pm

Art Basel Basel 2019
Booth S18 (Hall 2.1)
June 13–16, 2019
Preview Days June 11–12

Art Basel Unlimited
Vaclav Pozarek Eins und Summe

June 13–16, 2019
Unlimited Preview Days June 10–12

Georges Adéagbo

group show

Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany
March 9 - June 30, 2019
Opening: March, 8, 2019, 8pm

Eric Baudelaire

solo show

"Some Letters"
The Island Club, Limassol, Cyprus
July 06 - August, 08, 2019

"Faire avec"
Centre Régional d‘Art Contemporain (CRAC) Occitanie, Sète, France
Opening: Friday, November 8, 2019

"Didn‘t You Know There Was No More Music to Compose?"
Spike Island, Bristol, UK
Opening April 2020 (dates tba)

group shows

"La Rue"
MO.CO. La Panacée, Montpellier, France
June 8 - August 18, 2019

Musée d‘Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, France (dates tba)

"Deep Sounding"
DAAD Gallery, Berlin, Germany (dates tba)

Prix Marcel Duchamp 2019, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
October 09 - December 31, 2019


Congratulations to Eric Baudelaire for his nomination for the Prix Marcel Duchamp 2019! The nominated artists are invited by the Centre Pompidou​ for a group exhibition. Its opening is planned for October 8, 2019.

2019 Guggenheim Fellowship
Category: Creative Arts

Nina Canell

group shows

"The Elephant in the Room - Sculptures of the Marx Collection and of the Collection of the Nationalgalerie"
Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
November 1, 2018 - September 8, 2019

"Architecture Effects"
Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain
December 5, 2018 - April 28, 2019

"Luogo e Segni"
Palazzo Grassi – Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy
March 24 - December 15, 2019

Mariana Castillo Deball

solo shows

Mariana Castillo Deball, a solo exhibition
Witte de With, Rotterdam, Netherlands
May 26 - August 25, 2019

Monash University Museum of Art, Victoria, Australia
October 5 - December 7, 2019

group show

"Is this tomorrow?"
Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
February 14 - May 12, 2019

"Negativer Raum"
ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medien, Karlsruhe, Germany
April 06 - August 11, 2019

"La Déesse verte" - Lille3000 - ELDORADO
Gare Saint Sauveur, Lille, France
April 27 - September 01, 2019

MACBA: Museu d‘Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Spain
May 6 - October 20, 2019

artist talk
"Artistic Research as Method, Books as a Result." Mariana Castillo Deball talks with Hiuwai Chu
Auditorium MACBA, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Spain
April 25, 2019, 6.15-7.15 pm

new publication

"Ixiptla 4 - Feathered Changes, Serpent Disappearances"
Texts from Ursula K LeGuin, Robert H. Barlow, John Cage, Mariana Castillo Deball, Matthew Robb, Christopher Squier.
208 p., b/w and color illustrations, 20x17,5, softcover, Berlin 2018
19 €

Jimmie Durham

group shows
"Europa Endlos"
Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
March 21 – Aug 11, 2019
Opening: March 21, 2019 from 5pm

58th Venice Biennale
"May You Live In Interesting Times"
Venice, Italy
May 11 - November 24, 2019

Jimmie Durham will receive the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 58th International Art Exhibition of
La Biennale di Venezia - May You Live In Interesting Times.

Awards ceremony: Saturday, May 11th, 2019
Ca’ Giustinian

For further information, please see: www.labiennale.org

Ester Fleckner

solo shows
Avlskarl Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
May - June, 2019

group shows
"Willumsen og den kvindelige model – fra klassisk til queer"
J.F. Willumsens Museum, Frederikssund, Denmark
January 26 – July 6, 2019

Rønnebæksholm, Næstved, Denmark
April 6 – Juni 23, 2019

Luca Frei

group shows

"bauhaus imaginista: Still Undead"
HKW - Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
March 15 - June 10, 2019

"Migration: spår i en konstsamling"
Tensta Konsthall, Spånga, Sweden
May 14 - September 22, 2019

"Animal / Art across Species and Beings"
Bildmuseet Umeå, Sweden
June 14 – October 20, 2019

"A Situation"
Tallin City Art Gallery, Estonia
June 14 - August 18, 2019

"bauhaus imaginista"
Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland
September 20, 2019 - January 12, 2020

Ian Kiaer

solo show

"Ian Kiaer"
Kunsthalle Lingen, Germany
September 21, 2019 – December 15, 2019
Opening: Friday, September 20, 2019

Ian Kiaer is awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize 2018.

group show
Musée d‘Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
October 11, 2019 - February 16, 2020

Kim Yong-Ik

solo show

"Kim Yong-Ik This is not the answer"
Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin, Germany
April 27 – July 27, 2019
Opening: Friday, April 26, 6–9 pm

new publication

New monograph published by Cahiers d’art in Paris.
Foreword by Staffan Ahrenberg. Texts by Kim Yong-Ik, Beck Jee-Sock, Philippe Vergne and an interview with Hans-Ulrich Obrist.
Cat., (Engl.), 138 p., many color illustrations, 28,5x24, softcover, thread stitch. Paris 2019

Dave McKenzie

Dave McKenzie is among the recipients of the 2018 Grants of the Foundation for Contemporary Arts (FCA)
FCA Grants Press Release

Vaclav Pozarek

solo presentation

Art Basel Unlimited
"Eins und Summe"
Basel, Switzerland
June 13–16, 2019
Unlimited Preview Days June 10–12


Vaclav Pozarek 50/50
48 pp., illustrated throughout, 28x24, thread stitch. Edition of 500 num. copies.
A num. and sign. special edition is in preparation. Wiens Verlag. Berlin 2017
ISBN: 978-3-943888-12-6
25 Euro
Special edition: 8 / II a.p. num. & sign. copies with a num. & sign. b/w-photography 600€


We congratulate the artist for his Residency Senior Fellowship by Istituto Svizzero, Rome, Italy (end of 2019)

Michael Rakowitz

solo show
"Dispute Between the Tamarisk and the Date Palm "
REDCAT, Los Angeles, USA
March 9 - June 2, 2019

Whitechapel Gallery, London, U.K.
June 4 - August 25, 2019
Opening Tuesday, June 4
Evening public event with Michael Rakowitz, Thursday, June 6

Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy (Autumn 2019)

Al Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai, UAE (2020)

group shows
"Religion. Healing. Dividing"
Parcum, Heverlee, Belgium
November 08, 2018 - April 28, 2019

"Sharjah Biennale 14: Leaving the Echo Chamber"
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
March 7 - June 10, 2019

Congratulations to Michael Rakowitz for winning the Herb Alpert award for Visual Arts 2018.
The website (link below) features an interview and videoed lecture from Michael Rakowitz about his work.

public art commission
Michael Rakowitz‘s project from his series "The Invisible Enemy Should Not Exist" has been selected for the Four Plinth 2018. His sculpture of the Lamassu, unveiled in London March 28th, 2018 will stand on the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square until March 2020.


Click for a virtual walk through his exhibition "The Ballad of Special Ops Cody and other stories", Galerie Barbara Wien (September 8 – November 17, 2018)

Michael Rakowitz on his project at Art Basel Unlimited 2018
Click here to watch

Michael Rakowitz‘s Premiere Artist Talk with Chus Martínez at the Conversations programme at Art Basel in Basel 2018
Click here to watch

Tomas Schmit

group show
"In bester Gesellschaft. Ausgewählte Erwerbungen des Berliner Kupferstichkabinetts 2009-2019"
Kupferstichkabinett Berlin, Germany
April 13 - August 4, 2018
Opening: Friday, April 12, 7pm


"bald ist wieder schneckentreffen / soon the slugs will meet again"
(English /German) Ed. by Meike Behm (Kunsthalle Lingen), Kai Kähler (Kunstverein Bremerhaven) & René Zechlin (Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen).
Texts by Meike Behm & Stefan Ripplinger.
158 pp., 128 col. & 2 b/w images, 29,5x21, stitched, soft cover.
Ed. 800 copies. Berlin 2017
25 Euro
Available at:
Galerie Barbara Wien / Wiens Verlag, Berlin ISBN 978-3-943888-13-3


group shows

“Texture of Life”
Reborn Art Festival, Ishinomaki, Japan
August 3 - September 29, 2019

Ingrid Wiener

solo show

Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin, Germany
September/October 2019 (dates tba)

Haegue Yang

solo shows

"Haegue Yang: Tracing Movements"
South London Gallery, UK
March 8 - May 26, 2019
Artist talk: Haegue Yang with Yung Ma, Wednesday May 15, 2019, 7pm

"In the Cone of Uncertainty"
The Bass Museum of Art, Miami, USA
November 2, 2019 – April 5, 2020

De Young Museum, San Francisco, USA
April 11, 2020 – October 25, 2020

group shows

"Four Times Sol LeWitt Upside Down, Version Point to Point"
Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada
On view through 2019 (Since October 21, 2017)

"Again and Against"
Hamburger Kunsthalle, Germany
December 15, 2017 – December 8, 2019

"Mere Constructions"
Kanal - Centre Pompidou, Brussels, Belgium
January 22 - June 30, 2019

"And Berlin Will Always Need You. Kunst, Handwerk und Konzept Made in Berlin"
Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany
March 22 - June 16, 2019

"An Opera for Animals"
Para Site, Hong Kong
March 23 - June 9, 2019

"The Seventh Continent"
16th Istanbul Biennial, Turkey
September 14 – November 10, 2019