The Kupferstichkabinett (Museum of Prints and Drawings) of the National Museums in Berlin and the Neue Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.) are currently devoting themselves to the German action artist and draughtsman Tomas Schmit (1943-2006).
Since the Berlin Art Week (since 15.09.), both museums have been showing two large exhibitions in parallel until the beginning of January 2022 under the title that takes up Schmit’s credo: “sachen m a c h e n”. These exhibitions were realised in cooperation with the Arsenal – Institute for Film and Video Art and the tomas schmit archiv, Berlin.
While the n.b.k. focuses on Schmit’s Fluxus activities, the Kupferstichkabinett is hosting the first retrospective of his drawings in Berlin. The exhibition of around 170 exhibits with works from the museum’s own collection, supplemented by outstanding loans …
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Image caption: Tomas Schmit, Porträt, 1978, © Dagmar Gebers