Present in Düsseldorf alongside the established art market are a multiplicity of self-organized exhibition spaces which offer young artists in particular a platform. These off-spaces close a gap between the Academy, the galleries, and museum institutions. They thrive on experiment and on the generally noncommercial commitment of art lovers and art producers.
The independent spirit of the operators of the off-spaces not only provide the local art scene with vital impulses – they also promote the social and cultural development of the city as a whole. For this reason, the fortunes of the off scene cannot be overestimated.
The BBK Kunstforum offers a platform to support artists which are not yet represented by big art galleries.
Andrea Dietrich founded the project in 2007 as an exhibition space for visual art in Düsseldorf.
The Gallery IP has been an active contributor to and partner of the Düsseldorf art scene for more than twenty years. In our heritage-protected location on Citadellstr.
Neuer Kunstraum Düsseldorf provides a forum for the Düsseldorf art scene as well as for international artists.
With their off-space, Katharina Maderthaner and Christian Schreckenberger focus on the fait accompli in the area of sculpture.
The Studio for Artistic Research (S.F.A.R) is an exhibition project developed by Stephan Machac that presents and negotiates the artistic practice of “artistic research”.
The Artspace is an exhibition space for moving ideas and ideas that move people.