Fritz Erler's Schwarzer Pierrot (Black Pierrot), 1908, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Art Collection, and his Fechter (swordsman) hidden underneath, title page of the magazine Jugend, Oct 1905, issue 18 (montage)
29 Oct 2022 – 22 Jan 2023

Provenance Research

Tue – Sun 11 am – 7 pm
Closed on 24 Dec and 31 Dec

€ 9/6, free admission for under 19s, Tuesdays from 3 pm and every first Sunday of the month

Audio Guides are free of charge with exhibition ticket

Guided Tours: Tue 5 pm
Curators' Tours: Thur 5 pm and Sun 11 am
€ 3 plus exhibition ticket

Tickets for exhibition

Tickets for Guided Tours

Nan Goldin Thora at my vanity, Brooklyn, New York, 2021, Dye sublimation print on aluminium (76.2 x 101.6 cm) Courtesy of the artist and Marian Goodman Gallery © Nan Goldin
20 Jan – 19 Mar

Käthe Kollwitz Prize 2022. Nan Goldin

Opening: Thur 19 Jan 7 pm, free admission

Welcome: Karin Sander
Introduction: Maren Lübbke-Tidow

Tue – Fri 14 am – 6 pm
Sat/Sun/holidays 11 am – 7 pm

€ 9/6, free admission for under 19s, Tuesdays and every first Sunday of the month

Please find below the Akademie der Künste's digital offers.

Subharchord. Photo © Kai Bienert


Virtual Exhibition

Music, Makers & Machines

A digital exhibition on the history of the Studio for Electroacoustic Music at the Akademie der Künste

Photo © Thomas Meyer/OSTKREUZ


Curator's Tour

CONTINENT – In Search of Europe

In the current exhibition of the OSTKREUZ agency of photographers, the collective examines the present of the continent of Europe. Curator Ingo Taubhorn presents the different positions of the OSTKREUZ photographers on a guided tour through the currently closed exhibition. In German.

Suitcase by Walter Benjamin – Application for a trip to Portbou. Photo © KUNSTWELTEN


Exhibition Tour

ON MY WAY – Stories from Europe

The exhibition about travelling invites young people to engage in cross-border exchange within Europe. The exhibition has had to remain closed to date but can be accessed as a video tour. Pictures, film and radio play excerpts, music pieces, models and objects by school pupils from European and German cities can be experienced. In German.

Recording of the non-public concert on 13 May 2020 as part of "Labor Beethoven 2020" at the Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz, Black Box, with Ensemble Adapter, Uli Fussenegger, Anda Kryeziu, Chris Moy. Photo: Mutesouvenir-kb © Kai Bienert


Virtual Festival & Virtual Exhibition

Labor Beethoven 2020

With Ensemble Adapter, Novoflot, Werner Cee, Uli Fussenegger, Alice Belugou, Zoé Pouri, et al.

Photo © Erik-Jan Ouwerkerk


Exhibition Tour

urbainable – stadthaltig. Positions on the European City for the 21st Century

The exhibition at Hanseatenweg has already been dismantled, but our halls can still be accessed digitally. A cinematic tour of the exhibition has been produced for all those interested who were unable to see "urbainable – stadthaltig" or would like to experience it again with comments by the curators. In German.

Espen Eichhöfer, Bil, from the series Papa, Gerd and the Northman, 2017–2020. Photo © Espen Eichhöfer/OSTKREUZ



CONTINENT – In Search of Europe

Podcast series on the eponymous exhibition of OSTKREUZ – Agentur der Fotografen and Akademie der Künste (2 Oct 2020 – 10 Jan 2021).

Der Zauberer John Heartfield [The Magician John Heartfield], 1943. Photo © Zoltan Wegner. Akademie der Künste, Berlin, John Heartfield Archive, No. 610


Virtual Exhibition

Kosmos Heartfield

The online presentation "Kosmos Heartfield" complements the exhibition "John Heartfield – Photography plus Dynamite".

Photo © Roman März



360° Panoramic Tour

The interactive 360° panoramic tour leads through the exhibition “John Heartfield - Photography plus Dynamite” at Pariser Platz.