Aline Alagem – Director’s Cut | 1.7.16 – 30.7.16

Aline AlagemUntitled #6, untitled #7 2013’s works displayed in the exhibition Director’s cut continue her main preoccupation in recent years with the body, gender, eroticism, and with the gaze that constitutes them in the current age of a mad torrent of processed images. Alagem paints hyperrealistic paintings with a disrupted or fragmented narrative, on large scale canvases that exceed the boundaries of the painting as a window, blending beyond recognition the traditional narrative of oil painting on canvas as a coherent opening to the representation of reality. The viewer’s gaze lingers on the quality of the painting, surprised by the unconventional fusion of plasticity and refinement and the brute force with which the painting manifests itself. Continue reading

Dana Yoeli – Fichte / Ashuchit | 1.7.16 – 30.7.16

47ac3daa-e0e6-4f2e-9929-6a8d6df903f1The subject of memory stands at the heart of Dana Yoeli‘s profoundly personal yet universal work. Memory, by nature, is illusory and intangible. Nevertheless, Yoeli chooses it as her subject and transforms it into substance, into physical matter.  She fluctuates between nature and artifice, documentation and fabrication, life and taxidermy.

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Music in the Circle – Quartet Berlin – Tokyo | 10.6.16 at 19:30

2d50fb_509a2916263d498eb4b380927cdbbba2CIRCLE1 is pleased to host Quartet Berlin-Tokyo, playing works by Beethoven, Haydn and Kurtág.

The Quartet Berlin-Tokyo was founded in 2011 by students of the two conservatories in Berlin. Only a few months later they celebrated initial success at the ARD International Music Competition in Munich, winning a special Prize. Since then the quartet won numerous competitions including the Carl Nielsen Competition in Copenhagen, the prestigious Franz Schubert Competition in Graz, Young Concert Artist in New York, the Orlando Competition in Holland and others.

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Bettina Allamoda / Alona Harpaz Highway Furniture | 23.04.16 – 25.06.16

Monkey_acrylic, spray and industrial colors on canvas_140x172cm_2014It starts with a paradox: Aren’t highways the opposite of furniture? Movement, fluidity, itinerancy. Highway Furniture is the name of the joint exhibition by Alona Harpaz and Bettina Allamoda. But even being on the move requires a setting, needs objects and images.

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Music in the Circle – Avi Avital, Mandolin 13.04 at 19:30

unnamed (2)CIRCLE1 is pleased to host the Grammy-nominated mandolinist Avi Avital and Ostinato Ensemble Berlin, playing The Four Seasons by Antonio Vivladi and Hanjale by Syrian composer Kareem Roustom.

Acknowledged by The New York Times for his “exquisitely sensitive playing” and “stunning agility”, Grammy-nominated mandolinist Avi Avital is one of the world’s most exciting and adventurous musicians. He is deeply committed to building a fresh legacy for the mandolin through virtuosic performance in a range of genres and commissioning new works for mandolin.

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Past Exhibition – STRATA 5.3.16 – 16.4.16

IMG_5284In the gallery’s space in our current show we are displaying the exhibition STRATA by
artists Yosef Joseph Yaakov Dadoune, Nezaket Ekici, Shahar Marcus and Robert Stieghorst, curated by Drorit Gur Arie

Photos: Mia Gourvitch

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STRATA – 5.3.16 – 16.4.16

Yosef Joseph Yaakov Dadoune_Pittas STRATA is an exhibition of CIRCLE1 Gallery in collaboration with the Petach Tikva Museum of Art in Israel, presenting the artists Yosef Joseph Yaakov DadouneNezaket Ekici, Shahar Marcus and Robert Stieghorst, curated by Drorit Gur Arie

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