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Four Gems from Berlin’s Sprawling Gallery Weekend

by Matthew Leifheit on May 7, 2013
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From the number of Berliners in galleries last weekend, you would think they were handing out free bratwurst.
Instead, they’d come for art, which fills every crevasse and hole in the city during Berlin Gallery Weekend. It’s similar to Gallery Week in New York, in that it brings big-name artists in for shows at major galleries and institutions. But thanks to cheap rents, you’ll just as often stumble across a show in a back alley, an empty shipping container, or somebody’s apartment. Here are the four shows that, more than the rest, had a little more soul.

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