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Galerie Michael Schultz GmbH & Co. KG

Mommsenstraße 34

10629 Berlin
 / Germany
Telephone +49 30 31 99 13 0

Telefax +49 30 31 99 13 50

office@galerie-schultz.de

 

Opening Times

Tuesday–Friday 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

Gallery Statement

Since its founding in 1986, Galerie Michael Schultz has focused on contemporary painting and adjacent artistic developments. It shows exhibitions of 20th century art as well as current positions. Its headquarters is Berlin with branches in Seoul and Beijing.

At the center of the exhibition program are German post-war painters and important American positions. Georg Baselitz, Markus Lüpertz and A.R. Penck have been part of the program since the early years. In the 1990s, Anselm Kiefer, Gerhard Richter and Sigmar Polke joined. American positions include Pop Art artists Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol and James Rosenquist, as well as Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.

The discovery and promotion of European and Asian artists is an important pillar of gallery work. It focusses on the creative process of the artists. Results are shown in the project space schultz contemporary and in museums and at biennials:

Cornelia Schleime receives the Hannah Höch Prize of the state of Berlin for her life's work in 2016. The Berlinische Galerie was dedicating a retrospective to her in 2017. Her works were part of the renowned the exhibition Gegenstimmen. art in the GDR 1976-1989 at Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin. Numerous artists show their work at the Venice Biennale: In 2017, 2003 and 1999, the graphic oeuvre of Albanian artist Edi Rama can be seen, and in 2015 the expressive paintings by Helge Leiberg. South Korean artist SEO was exhibiting in 2017 and 2011. Her paintings are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada. The Swiss painter Andy Denzler presented his work at the Marrakech Biennale 2016 and the Beijing International Art Biennale 2015. The paintings by Maik Wolf and Damian Stamer are reminiscent of the Neue Leipziger Schule and are highly regarded. Stephan Kaluza had a large retrospective in the Ludwig Museum Koblenz 2017. The renowned documentary photographer Angelika Platen has been portraying artists in studios and at biennials for many decades. Her work complements the shows.

Accompanying the exhibitions, Galerie Michael Schultz publishes numerous catalogues and monographs.

The Gallery participates in international art fairs such as Art Cologne, Art Miami, Art Stage Singapore, Vienna Contemporary, CI Contemporary Istanbul.

"The most important thing is the demanding quality of a work of art and curiosity. Curiosity drives me through life and through the studios. It keeps the gallery work and me young" says the art dealer, collector and gallery founder Michael Schultz.