Laurie Rojas

Notes from a demolition: five works about the Wall in Berlin collections

From Frank Thiel's Stadt to Tacita Dean's Palast, some of the best works about the Wall and life in Berlin after reunification

Art Berlin's debut in former Tempelhof airport is a homegrown hit

Galleries and collectors praised fair's new location but visitors remain largely German

‘Oversaturated’ Berlin loses two more galleries

Exile gallery has moved to Vienna, while Gillmeier Rech closes

Cuban activists issue manifesto against artistic censorship

Document denounces effort to ‘punish free creation’

Match of the day: football vs art

The two may seem unlikely bedfellows, but plenty of artists are football fans—and they are making their allegiances known during this summer’s World Cup

José da Silva. with additional reporting by Sophia Kishkovsky and Laurie Rojas

From Riga to Los Angeles, biennials are searching for answers in troubled times

Manifesta 12, Made in LA, Riboca and the tenth Berlin Biennale explore whether art can make a difference in a rapidly changing world

Martin-Gropius-Bau show to mark 30 years since fall of the Berlin Wall

Exhibition next autumn will explore German unification in a global context

Havana’s alternative #00Bienal ends on a defiantly optimistic note

The event’s organisers see success in the participants’ resistance to threats and intimidation from Cuba’s government

Art fest: Gallery Weekend Berlin takes over the city

Commercial and non-commercial enterprises combine as the most important event in the German art calendar gets underway

Should big galleries subsidise smaller ones?

David Zwirner's idea that art fairs tax top dealers to support younger galleries signals major concerns over the fragile ecosystem of the art market

Julia Michalska. with additional reporting by Laurie Rojas

Four must-see shows at Berlin's gallery weekend

From a gallery floor-turned-treadmill at Alexander Levy to Aztec inspiration at Barbara Wien

Art fairsanalysis

Art Brussels and Art Cologne fairs clashed this year—which came out on top?

Cooperating on messaging while maintaining individual identity proved key to drawing international collectors

As Brazil turns a corner, will local market follow?

São Paulo galleries have survived the country’s crises with a mix of adaptation and collaboration

Christian Jankowski fills Berlin auction house with 'fakes'

German artist questions authorship and market value in show of paintings by Chinese copyists based on famous works by Caravaggio, Hockney and others

Berlin Art Week moves dates: Two art fairs will open at Tempelhof

Addition of Positions fair helps create critical mass but clashes with Vienna, Chicago

Venues announced for tenth Berlin Biennale

The four permanent locations have been chosen for their historical and contemporary relevance, curator says

Sales at Arco Madrid unscathed by censorship controversy

Collectors praise fair's mix of politics, aesthetics and conceptual works

Después de Fidel: dissident art in Cuba flourishes after Castro’s death

Artist-run spaces and an unofficial biennial resist government pressure

Cuban artists crowdfund to create a ‘Havana Biennial for everyone’

Organisers vow to run their own exhibition after government postpones official event


The four artists shortlisted for the 2017 Nationalgalerie Preis show their work in Berlin

The artists’ proposals range from videos of a talking earth and sun to a functioning hair and nail salon

Berlin’s Volksbühne returns to business as usual after occupation ends with a whimper

Police oversaw end of protest as new director Chris Dercon said he could not find “common path” with occupiers

Signs look good at start of Art Berlin

Fair throws off disappointment of previous incarnation with reports of early sales

Berlin Art Week sets stage for Art Berlin fair debut

As anticipation grows for the first-ever edition of new commercial venture, the city serves up a slew of shows

Gallery Weekend Berlin gets serious

The annual event featured more contemplative works ahead of the Venice Biennale, Munster Sckulptur Projekte and Documenta in Kassel

New faces at Art Cologne seize Berlin calendar clash opportunity

Gagosian and other newcomers more than fill the shoes of stay-at-home Berlin galleries

Documenta 14 artists will respond to discovery of Gurlitt art hoard

Commissioned works will explore Nazi loot and "riddle of German history"

Greek artists get a share of the spotlight at Documenta 14 in Kassel

The National Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens will send part of its collection to Germany for the international exhibition

‘To be a Scotsman receiving a French award in Germany—it keeps people guessing’

Douglas Gordon explains why he asked to receive France’s highest honour in Berlin

Berlin's House of World Cultures reopens with digital feast

Transmediale festival inaugurates €10m revamp of landmark building


Scottish artist Douglas Gordon to receive France’s highest honour

The artist will accept the title of Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres in Berlin later this month