Eight selected female artists of the Verein der Berliner Künstlerinnen 1867 are guests of the Käthe-Kollwitz-Museum Berlin with their works and show the special exhibition “Schwarz + Weiß” from August 22nd to October 25th, 2020. For the first time works can also be purchased. 54 female artists are currently active in the association.
A hippopotamus set against a snake, a monkey on felt, natural forms that become Japanese characters, lines, reflections, mirror boxes that symbolize life in mechanical tracks; photographs that open up abysses. In the special exhibition, the colours black + white dominate and create an atmosphere of contemplation and contemplation.
Exhibition artists: Silvia Klara Breitwieser / Ines Doleschal / Hannah Dougherty / Friederike Klotz / Maja Rohwetter / Heike Ruschmeyer / Viola Schill / Nadja Siegl
The eight exhibiting artists of the Verein der Berliner Künstlerinnen 1867 represent a cross-section of the 54 current members of this traditional association, to which Käthe Kollwitz herself once belonged. The association also played an essential role in Käthe Kollwitz’s life and enabled her to …
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Image caption: Viola Schill, Sometimes the proportions change, 2019, Assemblage of modelling clay, cellular concrete, plastic figure, 25 x 25 x 20 cm, Photo ® Rainer Jo