16. König Galerie

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

SALEROOM October 2021, 12 October – 12 November 2021

VERTIGO, 30 September – 31 October 2021  KÖNIG GALERIE presents VERTIGO, Austyn Weiner’s first solo show in Germany.vertigo (ver·ti·go), noun: a sensation of motion in which the individual's surroundings seem to whirl dizzily. Read More

Unearthed, 9 September – 24 October 2021  With UNEARTHED, KÖNIG GALERIE presents Daniel Arsham‘s first solo exhibition in Berlin. The show combines two separate but interrelated bodies of work, that aim to create a scenario in which objects from ancient past, are contextualized in the future. Read More

EARLIER EXHIBITIONS

Gallery Weekend, 16 September – 18 September 2021

ENTER ART FAIR 2021König Galerie (Booth 46), 26 August – 29 August 2021

Sesshaft, 26 Jun – 29 Aug 2021Andreas SchmittenThe exhibition shows new large-scale spatial sculptures. The monumentality of the works is emphasized by the high walls and sacred atmosphere of the former church space. In the past, "overpresentation" was common, especially in churches. Read More

Born in the fluffy journey, 26 June – 25 July 2021Ayako Rokkaku With BORN IN THE FLUFFY JOURNEY, KÖNIG GALERIE presents the first solo exhibition of Ayako Rokkaku in the CHAPEL of St. Agnes. Born in Japan in 1982, the artist now describes herself as a global citizen and lives in Berlin, Porto and Amsterdam. Read More

Saleroom May 2021, 16 May – 30 June 2021

Cathartic Illustration, 28 April – 13 June 2021Jeremy Shaw

KÖNIG GALERIE is excited to present CATHARTIC ILLUSTRATION, a solo exhibition with works by Jeremy Shaw in the chapel of ST: AGNES. Read more

Sacred Contract, 28 April – 13 June 2021Loie Hollowell

KÖNIG GALERIE is pleased to present SACRED CONTRACT, the first solo exhibition with works by Loie Hollowell, in the NAVE of St. Agnes. Read more

HYPERLINKS, 13 April – 22 May 2021

KÖNIG GALERIE is pleased to present HYPERLINKS, a solo exhibition of the work by Anglo-French artist Alice Anderson. Read more

ROUND TABLE (AND OTHER FORMS), 27 March – 25 April 2021

KLEINE BILDER AUS KÜCHE UND KLO, 18 March – 18 April 2021

The Artist is Online. Painting and Sculpture in the Post Digital Age, 18 March – 18 April 2021

KÖNIG presents the international group exhibition THE ARTIST IS ONLINE. PAINTING AND SCULPTURE IN THE POSTDIGITAL AGE curated by Anika Meier and Johann König. Read more

I HOPE..., 12 January – 21 March 2021

KÖNIG GALERIE is pleased to present the first solo exhibition by Chiharu Shiota, a large-scale installation in the nave of St. Agnes.Her spectacular installation in the Giardini at the 56th Venice Biennale has left an indelible mark in our memories as one of the most impressive works at the event. Read more

KÖNIG SALEROOM January / February, 1 January – 21 March 2021

JUNGLE AND CORALS, 12 January – 14 March 2021

KÖNIG GALERIE is pleased to present JUNGLE AND CORALS, Claudia Comte’s third solo exhibition at St. Agnes. The exhibition consists of new sculptural works out of wood in the form of corals and a series of paintings that explore geometrical abstraction and comic book iconography. Read more

It Wasn’t Us, 14 Jun 2020 – 10 Jan 2021

Exhibition held at Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart - Berlin

A painting by Katharina Grosse can appear anywhere. Her large-scale works are multi-dimensional pictorial worlds in which splendid color sweeps across walls, ceilings, objects, and even entire buildings and landscapes. Read more

Matthias Weischer, 23 Sep – 15 Nov 2020  KÖNIG TOKIO presents an exhibition of new works by Matthias Weischer, on view from September 23rd through November 15th, 2020. This is Weischer’s third solo show with the gallery.The recent paintings of Leipzig-based artist Matthias Weischer unpack like rooms within rooms. In these works, the edges of a painting act like artificial boundaries within which any number of possibilities can be realized.  Read more

Metrocake, 23 Sep – 15 Nov 2020  KÖNIG TOKIO / The gradual disintegration of a given order is best observed from a distance. Norbert Bisky’s astute analyses of changing social conditions often point to the crumbling of modern myths and how easily certainties are overthrown by unforeseeable events.Read more

Growing Pains, 25 Sep – 18 Oct 2020  KÖNIG GALERIE presents GROWING PAINS, the first solo exhibition of the American artist Trey Abdella in Germany. On display are six new large-format works. Read more

Sensitive Euro Man, 15 August – 18 October 2020 Friedrich Kunath Friedrich Kunath has no belief in Romanticism, yet artistically he remains under its aegis. From the writings of Schlegel, he learned about irony as a fundamental aesthetic principle of Romanticism. Romantic irony is the conceptual abyss to this subjectivist art form: its meta-level or double floor – or both. Read more.

Cats and Ghosts, 15 August – 20 September 2020 Sarah MorrisAlexander Kluge When artist Sarah Morris met the legendary film director Alexander Kluge a few years ago, the circumstances were unusual. She was looking for a striking, Wizard-of-Oz-type male voice to record her screenplay. Read more.

Open Call, 15 August – 19 September 2020 Group Exhibition As physical distance transformed our means of seeing and discovering new works, KÖNIG GALERIE has invited artists to participate in digital discussions online, bridging the gap of separation and expanding horizons of engagement. Read more.

Peter Halley | Anselm Reyle, 11 September – 13 September 2020 Peter HalleyAnselm Reyle Halley and Reyle have exchanged pictures and exhibited together in the past. United by a fascination with formal elements such as day-glo colours and relief-type surface structures, the two nonetheless pursue very different artistic strategies, evocative of the traditional categories of classical and romantic art. Read more.

Apples, 10 Jul – 6 Sep 2020

Objects are not mere functional things. They are cultural signifiers and embodiments of codified meaning. When shown in museums, they even represent history and, being metonymies of the past, act as materialized traces. Read more

33 : König Galerie, 27 August – 30 August 2020 Group Exhibition Enter Art Fair is a new and ambitious international art fair in the Nordics. Read more.

Ashtrays, 2 July – 8 August 2020

As an artist working across a variety of media, Rinus Van de Velde has made a career of exposing the limits and potentials of art’s seeming unreality. Van de Velde’s work suggests that the fictitious quality of art relates to its distance from the particulars of everyday life. Read more

Short Story, 16 May – 2 Aug 2020

Soft Crush, 4 July – 2 August 2020

Sculpture Garden, 23 January – 30 June 2020

Art Basel Selection, 17 Jun – 26 Jun 2020

Domestic, 16 May – 14 Jun 2020

KÖNIG TOKIO

Another day to go nowhere, 6 March – 15 May 2020

TRANCELUCENSE, 6 March – 15 May 2020

In this new exhibition TRANCELUCENSE Martin Eder explores the invisibility of dreams. The word game TRANCE-LUCENSE means for Martin Eder either disappearing or merging into a bodyless reality such as in dreams or in digital virtual worlds. Read more

KÖNIG LONDON

Selected Facets and Translation, 20 March – 23 May 2020

Selected Facets and Translation is a presentation of a range of works created by Jeremy Shaw that can be conceived as physical manifestations of his recent immersive and cinematic installations. Read more

KÖNIG BERLIN

The Real Extent, 21 Feb – 3 May 2020

The works in The Real Extent, which include a new series of suspended works and recent works on paper, continue the artist’s investigations related to the process of perception. Read more

Nothing is as it appears exhibits sculptural objects that bring viewers closer to themselves, to their environment, and to each other. The exhibition relates to the same-titled book which invites people to discover the subtle connection between yoga and Hein‘s art. Read more

Exhibition for Enter Art Fair, 29 August - 01 September 2019