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Welcome to the press section of BIKINI BERLIN. Here you will find all of the latest press releases, as well as detailed basic press texts about the architecture, concept and history of BIKINI BERLIN in our press kit.

You will also find an extensive selection of image material, which is available to download free of charge. Please note that the image rights remain the property of Bayerische Hausbau/Bikini Berlin.

If you are planning a TV/video or radio report about BIKINI BERLIN or wish to create your own image material of BIKINI BERLIN in our building complex, please note that advance permission is required. We will be happy to send you the corresponding form upon request.

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Press Releases

16.02.2018
BIKINI BERLIN IS SHOWING “THE ART OF BANKSY” CURATED BY STEVE LAZARIDES

On 16 February 2018, “The Art of Banksy” exhibition opened at BIKINI BERLIN. On the first floor of the concept shopping mall, more than 60 original drawings, paintings, sculptures and previously unpublished photos are evidence of Banksy’s ascent from graffiti sprayer to internationally lauded street artist. His most famous work, “Girl with Balloon”, from the year 2004 is also on show here. Most of the exhibition’s pieces come from private collections.

Banksy is renowned all over the world for his stencils on walls, streets and bridges. But despite his fame and popularity, he remains an enigma. Only a very close circle of trusted confidantes knows who the man behind the pseudonym really is. Many even doubt whether Banksy is an individual person and suspect that there is an artist collective behind his work. But despite all the mystery surrounding him, Banksy, with his part humorous, part provocative political motives, is without a doubt one of the most formative artists of our time. 

Even his long-time, former companion Steve Lazarides refuses to reveal Banksy’s true identity. Lazarides was Banksy’s agent for eleven years and also one of the pioneers of the street art movement. He is therefore not only an expert when it comes to this art form, but also the curator of the Banksy exhibition at BIKINI BERLIN. 

“The Art Of Banksy” Curated By Steve Lazarides

From 16 February for one year

BIKINI BERLIN Concept Shopping Mall, 1st floor

Budapester Strasse 42 – 50

10787 Berlin

 

Opening times: Monday – Saturday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm // Sunday: 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm

Advance ticket sales: 13.00 EUR // Discounted price 10.50 EUR

On the door: 14.50 EUR // Discounted price 12.50 EUR