The Museum of East Asian Artin Berlin shares the same building with the Museum of Indian Art whose collections suffered greatly in World War II. Major acquisitions have re-built the collection, which also benefits from long-term loans of materials in other collections including Chinese ceramics and Buddhist sculpture.
Honololu, is the third exhibition of this series an excellent German private collection in the exhibition rooms of the East Asian art collection showed that fully takes the diversity and beauty of Chinese lacquer art in mind.
The private collection of Barbara and Walter Borgers Borgers-Piert consists of about 60 exhibits from the Song to the Qing dynasty (10th to 19th centuries). .
Color schemes. Woodcuts of the 18th Century. The temporary exhibition focuses on the development of selected works from the monochrome black and polychrome printing to color printing in the 18th Century.
And of course if you’re looking for something different, you can take on of Berlin’s Street Art Tours. Walking tours featuring a variety of work by popular artists as well as a great way to see the back streets and discover some of the latest and greatest examples of street art, graffiti & mural art. You might even get the chance to see an artist doing a piece live or try it for yourself!
The Museum of Ethnology is part of a large complex of four collections in Berlin’s Dahlem district which include the Museum of Indian Art, the Museum of East Asian Art and the Museum of European Culture as well as the Junior Museum and Museum for the Blind. One of the most impressive collections of artefacts from Africa, East and South-East Asia, Australia, the Pacific and the Americas. They include ancient and traditional ceremonial objects, ornaments, masks, terracottas and musical instruments. The Junior Museum’s special attraction is an adventure journey from Berlin across the Sahara desert all the way to Australia.
The Kunstgewerbemuseum (Museum of Decorative Arts) is one of the oldest of its kind in Germany. This museum collects works of skilled craftsmanship ranging from post-antiquity to the present. with silks and costumes, tapestries, decorative wainscots and furniture, vessels made of glass, enamel and porcelain, works in silver and gold as well as contemporary crafts and design objects.
The Berlinische Galerie is the State of Berlin’s permanent collection of art, photography and architecture ranging from art around 1900, Expressionism, Berlin Dada, the Eastern European Avant-Garde, New Objectivity, Art in the National Socialist Era, the New Beginning after 1945 and Positions of the 1950s.The Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst is showing the first retrospective exhibition in Germany of the internationally acclaimed artist Alfredo Jaar, who lives in New York, but spent some time in Berlin 20 years ago including five large photos, which were taken at the Brandenburg Gate shortly after the fall of the Wall and are now being presented for the very first time.
Contemporary Fine Arts hosts an exhibition of new works by Berlin-based artist Marcel Eichner with paintings of bizarre characters in surreal spaces.