Hili Perlson: Artnet
Around the world, small and mid-sized galleries from Los Angeles to New York and London to Berlin have shut up shop. Some dealers turn off the lights quietly. Others exit with the gallery-world equivalent of a bang, with a caustic letter criticizing everything from bigger players poaching artists to the costs of attending too many art fairs.
In Berlin, the list of gallery closures includes not only younger and more financially vulnerable galleries, such as Gillmeier Rech, but also highly respected fixtures of the so-called “Second Generation” Berlin scene, such as Supportico Lopez and Arratia Beer. All three closed in summer 2018. …Read More
Image: A flag presented outside Katherine Bradford’s exhibition “Superman Returns With Swimmers” at Berlin’s Philipp Haverkampf Gallery. Photo by Philipp Haverkampf.