BAAM, Monopol, April 2022 Photo © Maria Rapela Maybe you are new in Berlin and your walls are empty, your home withouth personality? If you like to decorate your walls with art and unique pieces, this is a good opportunity to start your small art collection at affordable prices. Or maybe you’ve never paid much […]
Foto ©Maria Rapela Yesterday I was at the New National Gallery Museum (Neuenationalgalerie) in Berlin and it’s the first time I’ve been there since its reopening. The museum was closed for renovations from 2015 until last summer 2021. The current temporary exhibition is by American artist Barbara Kruger, known for her political and feminist art […]
Exhibition and Culture Program Exhibition in the context of of the Kultur Salon Berlin #23 Where: Forum FactoryAddress: Besselstraße 13-14, 10969 Berlin Opening: June 11 from 18:00-22:00 Start of the stage programat 20:00 – 10€ – Finissage exhibition: 21 June 2022 from 16:00 to 22:00 Why PEACE AND FRUITS? How […]
On the weekend of May 21-22, 2022, the “Affordable Art Market“ will take place for the second time in Berlin. The art fair is coordinated by Sofia Nordman and Jose Contreras Aguado who are also artists and have their workshops located in the spaces of Monopol Berlin. This space is a old distillery, converted into […]
Body Continent, Serie N°1, Maria Rapela, ©VG Bild Kunst In the last few weeks, I have been working on the Body Continent series. The starting point was the painting I had done in 2018 and wanted to develop further. In that search several works, shapes and styles came out. Then in that process of working […]
Dayanita Singh in the Gropius Bau, Berlin. Copyright ©Maria Rapela, 2022 Title of the exhibition: Dancing with my cameraFrom March 18 to July 7, 2022Gropius BauNiederkirchnerstraße 7, 10963 Berlin Last Friday, the exhibition of the Indian photographer Dayanita Singh opened at the Gropius Bau in Berlin and I was there. The intersection between photography, […]
Body Continent I (2018) Maria Rapela ©VG Bild In 2018 I was exploring materials and colors, and a painting emerged that I later called body-continent. I did not develop the serie, but since then that painting raises questions and asks me to develop something in that direction. When first the image emerges and then the […]
Frequently, an art exhibition brings together the works of artists, but the reasons and the artistic proposal of those who present their work are not always well understood. Delving into these reasons and why can help to better understand the background of the work. In this well-made 20-minute video documentary, filmmaker Chrysanthi Goula visited the […]
“The Ballery invites you to an artist reception and the preview of our second pop-up art exhibition of the summer. This exhibition will feature the works of Berlin based artists. There is no theme to the exhibition. Artist have been asked to present works that best introduce their artistic vision and practice. Every summer in […]
Die Qual der Wahl, 1:21″, 2021
Produktion, Idee, Darstellung und
Kamera: Maria Rapela
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