Update Your Calendars: What Not To Miss During Gallery Weekend

With Gallery Weekend Berlin swiftly approaching, day planners are sure to fill fast with the influx of openings and parties. Here is a list of Sleek-Art’s must-see events:

Maxime Ballesteros at Artist Weekend Berlin

Ngorongoro is a group show celebrating the work of 100 different artists.Tucked away in a renovated GDR semiconductor factory, Artist Weekend Berlin’s show takes its name from a Tanzanian volcanic crater that is home to Africa’s most diverse selection of mammalian predators. The show includes works by John Bock, Martin Eder, Douglas Gordon, Polly Morgan and Sleek-Art’s own Maxime Ballesteros.

Ngorongoro will be open for Gallery Weekend Berlin at Lehderstraße 34 in Berlin-Weissensee. The exhibition preview will be 30 April at 2 PM; the party will be the same day at 8 in the evening.

Michelle Jezierski at Sexauer Gallery

Around the corner from Ngorongoro, Berlin-born-and-based painter Michelle Jezierski will also be showing new work on 30 April as part of the SALOON group show at Sexauer Gallery. Bringing together 25 young women from the Berlin art community, SALOON is the first large-scale exhibition of a group of young women in the art, journalism and science fields, also named SALOON.

SALOON is schedule to open at 6 PM on 30 April at Sexauer Gallery. The show will continue through Gallery Weekend Berlin and up until 22 May. Michelle’s work is also on display at Galerie Franzkowiak until 30 May; read our studio visit with Jezierski here on Sleek-Art.

Nick Jeffrey at ideal uh-huh

Berlin-based project space ideal uh-huh has announced the follow-up to their successful debut show, "ja!", which took place last November. Opening on 30 April, "Karmic Thermal" includes work by Anthony Salvador, Keith J. Varadi, Henrik Olai Kaarstein and Sleek-Art's Nick Jeffrey. More information can be found on ideal uh-huh's website; Sleek-Art's studio visit with Nick Jeffrey can be found here.

Christian Awe at Hauptstraße 117

Berlin-based painter Christian Awe is will debut his 150-square-metre mural at Hauptstraße 117 on 30 April. Read more about the colourful “Adanzé” in our interview with Christian Awe, or see the work yourself starting on 1 May.