// IP Marketing video - START// IP Marketing video - END

Berlin Guggenheim to close

Berlin Guggenheim to close

PanARMENIAN.Net - Guggenheim Foundation of New York is to close its Berlin art gallery at the end of this year, according to an announcement Monday by Germany's biggest bank, which provides its prime inner-city location.

For 14 years, the German Guggenheim has hosted contemporary art exhibitions in a space at the Berlin office of Deutsche Bank, on the capital's most prestigious avenue, Unter den Linden. Deutsche Bank said it would use the space in future for “dialogue” between politicians and business figures, M&C reported quoting DPA.

The Berlin Guggenheim has hosted 57 exhibitions since 1997. It is currently showing 12 works of video art dealing with language. The show, entitled 'Found in Translation,' will be followed by three more exhibitions before the closure.

In a statement which caught art lovers by surprise, Deutsche Bank said both sides had decided to close the gallery when their current contract expires, and would put their relationship on a new basis. Art is a major tourist draw in Berlin.

The original New York museum for modern and contemporary art was founded by Solomon R Guggenheim. It also has branches in Venice and Bilbao, and is planning to open in Abu Dhabi.

 Top stories
Oscar-nommed director Joe Berlinger takes an unwavering look at the Armenian Genocide after a century of denial.
The best five will have a unique opportunity to attend the Aurora Prize Award Ceremony on May 28, 2017, in Yerevan, Armenia.
The director, Arthur Balder was honored with two consecutive awards by the Association of Latin Entertainment Critics of New York for his first work.
David Ritter's documentary detailed the history of the Genocide with disturbing graphic images of death and destruction.
Partner news