Cologne 16.–19.11.2023 #artcologne2023

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Art Season Opens on the Rhine

For the first time, ART COLOGNE hosts a sundowner for the DC Open.

Gilbert & George, YOUNG, 1983

Highlights of ART COLOGNE 2023

The oldest art fair of the world has become even more attractive for international and local galleries. This is shown by the list of exhibitors at first glance.

Art de Carnaval a project of Akademie der Künste der Welt

kaɦ.na.vˈaw - Spirituality, Economics and Politics

Cologne and Rio de Janeiro are famous for their carnival. The project wants to reflect the connection between this and spirituality, economy and politics in an artistic way.

Daniel Hug, Copyright and Photo: Gene Glover, Berlin

Nine questions during the countdown to ART COLOGNE 2022

Nine questions during the countdown to ART COLOGNE for Daniel Hug, the fair’s director

Portrait Sir Frank Bowling, 2020, © Frank Bowling. All Rights Reserved, VG Bild-Kunst-Bonn, 2021, Courtesy: the artist and Hauser & Wirth, Photo: Sasha Bowling

Red collection growth in Cologne

With the presentation of the 2022 Wolfgang Hahn Prize, an abstract painting by Frank Bowling will move into Cologne’s Museum Ludwig parallel to the opening of ART COLOGNE.

The Gallery couple and owner Max and Julia Voloshyn, Courtesy of Voloshyn Gallery

Voloshyn Gallery: From Kyiv to the world

Anyone interested in young talent from Kyiv and the surrounding area was in the right place at Voloshyn Gallery.

Fernand Léger, 1984, Les Plongeurs bei Gmurzynska, photo: Koelnmesse, Courtesy Historisches Archiv Stadt Köln

Neighborly Relations: The Regional Anchoring of ART COLOGNE

This fair can only exist here: The Rhineland and ART COLOGNE are so closely connected that no canvas can fit between them.

André Butzer, Frau – Herbst, 2022, acrylic on canvas, 200 x 178 cm, © André Butzer, photo: def image. Courtesy Galerie May Hetzler

Star Artists at ART COLOGNE - Part II

At ART COLOGNE, the gallery owners present art works of museum quality

Joseph Beuys Gyroscopische Plastik 1964-1982, © Joseph Beuys Estate / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn | Courtesy: Galerie Bastian Berlin, Foto: Heiner Bastian

Star Artists at ART COLOGNE - Part I

The signs are good that this year’s edition of ART COLOGNE will be remembered thanks to its highlights.

Robert Michel, der H8 - Plan, 1926, collage, gouache, ink, scriber and spray on parchment paper; mounted by the artist at a later date, 64,5 x 84,5 cm, signed and dated, ©Bertrand MIchau, Courtesy Galerie Eric Mouchet

Ella Bergmann and Robert Michel – a Franco-German project

The Paris-based Eric Mouchet gallery represents the estate of the artist couple Ella Bergmann-Michel and Robert Michel. These pioneers of pictorial collage were way ahead of their time.

Exhibition view of the solo show „Pacific“ by Mevlana Lipp at the PLUS-ONE Gallery 2021, Photo: Axelle Degrave

Belgian galleries at ART COLOGNE

Creativity and collaboration: At ART COLOGNE, the "mothership of all global art fairs", Belgian galleries establish their cooperation model.

Duiburg Küppersmühle

Is Informel the New Zero?

Informal art returns to the booths of international art fairs

Björn Schülke, Vision Machine #8, 2016, Brass, steel, wood, mirrors, paint, camera, display, sensor, electronics, 40 x 30 x 36 cm, Edition 2 of 3, 1 AP ©bitforms gallery

Fresh Wind from Overseas

Bitforms Gallery, The Hole and The Pit impress with outstanding positions and enrich ART COLOGNE with new artistic media.

Nasan Turs „Eurofighter“, 2021. © Dirimart, Istanbul

An Invitation to Change Your Perspective

With the galleries Zilberman, Dirimart, and Öktem Aykut, ART COLOGNE is bringing a piece of Istanbul to Cologne.

Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula, Water and Tucker (1972), 76 x 91 cm, Courtesy SmithDavidson Gallery

From Utopia to the Rhine

In the fifty years of its existence, the SmithDavidson Gallery has changed direction several times. One of its specializations today is Australian Aboriginal art, which the ART COLOGNE newcomer is showing for the first time at the fair.

Photograph unknown, Tropical ballroom, Cologne, 1928 | Credit: Museum Ludwig / Collection Brokmeier, Cologne

An Indoor Garden All to Yourself

Museum Ludwig in Cologne traces people’s fascination for potted plants in art and society and sets an example in terms of sustainability

Lisa Zeitz, Photo: Catherine Peter

Art lovers present their fair favorites

With the digital collections of art market experts - “Expert's Choice” - Galerieplatform_DE shows highlights of ART COLOGNE 2022

Gabrielle Ammann, Photo: Arne Jennard

New faces in the International Committee of ART COLOGNE

Sakhile Matlhare, Gabrielle Ammann and Rodolphe Janssen support the art fair now to present an international and relevant field of participants this year

Family Teunen at Schloss Johannisberg | Credit: Evelyn Dragan

Collectors Stories

Collectors Lounge: At the Teunen family’s home at Schloss Johannisberg contemporary art meets anatomical models

Max Hetzler, Photo: Christopher Cunnigham

Who is coming to Cologne this year?

With its new appointment in November the ART COLOGNE is even more appealing to international and german galleries