BMW as partner of Gallery Weekend Berlin 2023. Collaborative video series „Studio Visits with…“ to portrait Berlin-based artists in their studios.


Munich/Berlin. Taking place from
April 28 to 30, 2023, the 19th edition of Gallery Weekend
Berlin will feature shows of both emerging talents and established
artists in 55 galleries based in Berlin. With its extensive programme
presented at over 50 locations, the event will exhibit the works of
around 80 international artists. In 2023, BMW, together with Gallery
Weekend Berlin, publish “Studio Visits with…”, a collaborative series
of videos featuring Berlin-based artists in their studios. As part of
its cultural engagement, BMW Group has been main partner of Gallery
Weekend Berlin since 2013.

The video series “Studio Visits with…” features Aziz
Hazara, Anne Duk Hee Jordan, Sophie Reinhold, Josefine Reisch and
Farkhondeh Shahroudi talking about their everyday-life and offering
insights into their artistic practice. This growing series is shown at
and the YouTube
of BMW Group Culture. „Studio Visits with…“ is a
continuation of “A coffee with …”, a series of videos from 2022
initiated by Gallery Weekend Berlin and BMW, in which international
stakeholders of the art world are interviewed about its future.

Maike Cruse, Director Gallery Weekend Berlin, said,
“Each spring during Gallery Weekend Berlin-based galleries and shows
welcome many guests of the German capital and present
up-and-coming-artists as well as established artists side by side. In
doing so, they make visible the important work of galleries who
support artists in building their careers, promote them along the way
and curate exhibitions in close collaboration with them.”

“Gallery Weekend Berlin has become a highlight of the art world in
celebrating Berlin-based galleries and artists with its unique format
combining outstanding exhibitions with the experience of both city and
gallery spaces. As such, Gallery Weekend Berlin contributes actively
to the intercultural dialogue taking place in Berlin,” said
Dr. Nicolas Peter, Member of the Board of BMW AG,
Financial Services.

Initiated in 2005 by Berlin gallerists, Gallery Weekend Berlin offers
its visitors the opportunity to encounter new names or rekindle old
flames. On Friday, April 28, 2023, participating
galleries will present exhibitions curated specifically for Gallery
Weekend Berlin and to that end open their doors from 6 pm to 9 pm. The
people of Berlin and all visitors of the German capital will also be
invited to visit the galleries during the following two days,
Saturday, April 29 and Sunday, April 30, 2023 (opening hours Saturday:
11 am to 7 pm, Sunday: 11 am to 6 pm).

GUCCI and BMW are proud to announce their
collaboration for a special evening celebration on the occasion of the
19th Gallery Weekend Berlin. The two iconic brands will host an
exclusive event on the evening of April 29th, 2023. The celebration
will bring together art enthusiasts, collectors and creatives from
around the world to experience an evening of art, culture and music.
GUCCI and BMW are setting a new standard for luxury experiences by
connecting the worlds of fashion, art and mobility.

Save the date:
At 9.30 am on Wednesday, April 26, 2023, Maike
Cruse will open the event via
and present an introduction as part of the press preview.

For further information and images regarding participating galleries
and artists, please go to
(password: kunst).

In addition to being the main partner of Gallery Weekend Berlin, the
cultural engagement of the BMW Group in Berlin includes the
prestigious Preis der Nationalgalerie. Sandra
winner of Preis der Nationalgalerie 2021, is
currently showing her video installation “I Build My Skin With Rocks”
in the historical hall of Hamburger Bahnhof. Visitors of the museum
will be able to experience the installation until May 1, 2023. Gallery
Weekend Berlin 2023 will include a wide range of artists including
Cao Fei, the artist of BMW Art Car #18 and
BMW Digital Art Mode. Cao Fei’s solo exhibition will be on display at
Sprüth Magers until August 19, 2023. The extensive cultural engagement
of the BMW Group further includes a partnership with the opera house
Staatsoper Unter den Linden. As in previous years, this cooperation
will welcome visitors of the German capital to its traditional
open-air concert State Opera for All to be presented
at Bebelplatz on July 8, 2023.


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