The gallery was founded in 1975 by Elena and Felix Buchmann in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Between 1983 and 1998 the gallery was located in Basel next to the Museum of Contemporary Art; today it has two branches in Agra/Lugano and in Lugano.Read More
André Buchmann founded the Buchmann Galerie in Germany in 1995, setting up in premises in Cologne. Since 2005 the gallery has been located in Berlin, where it has two centrally located exhibition rooms in Charlottenstrasse between Checkpoint Charlie and Gendarmenmarkt. André Buchmann has been a member of the board of the Cragg Foundation Wuppertal since 2008.
The Buchmann Galerie represents international emerging and established artists, most of whom work with sculpture, painting, video and photography. The artists represented by the Berlin gallery include:
Anna & Bernhard Blume, Daniel Buren, Lawrence Carroll, Tony Cragg, The Estate of Martin Disler, Alberto Garutti, Raffi Kalenderian, Wolfgang Laib, Tatsuo Miyajima, Wilhelm Mundt, Bettina Pousttchi, Fiona Rae, Joel Sternfeld, William Tucker, Clare Woods.
The gallery has been working with many of these artists from a very early point in their career. The Buchmann Galerie has worked with Tony Cragg since 1983, with Wolfgang Laib since 1987, with Fiona Rae since 2000, with Tatsuo Miyajima since 1994, with Bettina Pousttchi since 2005, with Lawrence Carroll since 1994, with Daniel Buren since 1989. The gallery has also represented the estate of Martin Disler since 2013.
The artists are included in exhibitions at institutions all around the world and have been shown at major art shows, including the Venice Biennale, DocumentaKassel, Carnegie International Pittsburg and Prospect in New Orleans. They have received important art prizes, including the most prestigious award of all, the Praemium Imperiale. This prize was awarded to three artists represented by the gallery: Daniel Buren (2007), Tony Cragg (2007), Wolfgang Laib (2015).
First launched in 2012, Gallery Weekend Berlin returns this year between 11 and 13 September 2020 as the leading light of the city's wider art week, which sees exhibitions opening at galleries and institutions alike.
The Armory Show (5–8 March) features presentations by leading international galleries, innovative artist commissions, and dynamic public programs. The 2020 edition of The Armory Show, welcomes 183 exhibitors from 32 countries, convening Midtown Manhattan at Piers 90 and 94.
RoseLee Goldberg had long been invested in contemporary performance art before her founding of the inter-disciplinary arts organisation Performa in New York in 2004. Born in Durban, South Africa, Goldberg studied political science and fine arts at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, and then art history at the Courtauld...
'The Armory Show features presentations by leading international galleries, innovative artist commissions and dynamic public programs. Since its founding in 1994, The Armory Show has served as a nexus for the art world, inspiring dialogue, discovery and patronage in the visual arts.' –The Armory Show Press Release (March 2019).
Australian-born in 1954, Lawrence Carroll grew up and went to school near Los Angeles, studying illustration. Then in 1984 he moved with his young family to New York. He had decided that he wanted to be a painter, and so in the early 1980s he spent lots of time in the galleries and museums. That was a moment was it was still possible for an...
World Time Clock covers all 24 full-hour time zones, and took Pousttchi everywhere from Portugal to Brazil to even Siberia. Starting this week, though, the work finds a home at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C. - the city which, as Pousttchi is quick to point out, hosted the International Meridian Conference where a...
Tony Cragg left the UK for Germany in 1977, the same year Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) was founded on a 500-acre country estate near Wakefield. In the 40 years since, Cragg has become a truly international artist, and YSP an internationally renowned arts venue. Now the two have mounted an extensive exhibition of new and recent works, artfully...
The American artist Jenny Holzer, known for challenging texts imposed on urban settings, has been chosen as the next contemporary artist to tackle one of the most privileged spaces in the UK, the baroque splendour of Blenheim Palace.
Lawrence Carroll, the great interpreter of monochrome, has pursued his work with profound coherence and dedication to the language of painting for more than thirty years. The film is a moving glimpse into the artist's journey, from New York, where his adventure began, to Bolsena, where he is currently living. We accompany him to Switzerland as he...
Buchmann Box Berlin April–June 2017
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