Founded in the fall of 2008 jointly by Galerie Gisela Capitain (Cologne) and Petzel Gallery (New York) opened Capitain Petzel gallery in Berlin Germany.
Located in a 1,300 square meter glass-encased modernist building preserved from the Socialist Era, located on one of the city’s historical streets, on Karl-Marx-Allee in Berlin-Mitte. The former, Kunst im Heim’ gallery of the GDR, is a classic example of East German Modernism, built in 1964 by architects Kaiser and Franek to house a display of fine and applied arts from the countries of the Eastern Block.
Since 2008, more than 38 artists have had ambitious solo exhibitions and have developed site specific installations in the stunning exhibition space. Capitain Petzel continues to present exhibitions of established international artists represented by the galleries in Cologne and New York, while simultaneously developing Capitain Petzel as an autonomous program by exhibiting artists such as; Andrea Bowers, Natalie Czech, Robert Longo, Matt Mullican, Amy Sillman, Peter Piller and Pieter Schoolwerth. A wide range of books and catalogs are available from artists at the three locations.
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