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Summer in the City

We know what you’re doing this summer! Ten international artists disclose their plans for the hottest time of the year – exclusively for db artmag. Where they’re going to relax, go swimming, or have a barbecue, the art highlights they’re looking forward to most, and their own personal tip for a fantastic summer.



Ina Weber

Where are you spending this summer?
In Berlin.

What's your own personal art highlight?
Let's see. What I'd like to look at this summer is the Martin Kippenberger exhibition in Dusseldorf, the Japanese color woodcuts in the East Asian Museum in Berlin, and Jean Prouvé at the German Architecture Museum in Frankfurt.

Your tip for the summer?
Ride your bike, wear short skirts, and grill sardines.








Olafur Eliasson

Where are you spending this summer?
Addis-Ababa.

What's your own personal art highlight?
Addis-Ababa.

Your tip for the summer?
Addis-Ababa.







Marc Brandenburg

Where are you spending this summer?
I'll be in New York in late August for the last weeks of the summer.

What's your personal art highlight?
How should I know…

Your tip this summer?
Don’t let yourselves get bowled over by all this patriotic blah-blah!







Cai Guo-Qiang

Where are you spending this summer?
In Berlin and Beijing.

What's your own personal art highlight?
I really like the wolves in the "Head On" installation, and I'll be working very hard with the Beijing Olympics planning committee.

Your tip for the summer?
Keep the digestive system healthy.






Daniel Pflumm

Where are you spending the summer?
In Berlin .

What's your personal art highlight?
Gianfranco Baruchello, among others.

Your tip this summer?
Get excited.






Miwa Yanagi

And where are you spending the summer?
Now I am in Taipei for a group show. Then I am going back to Kyoto to start a new production for a coming exhibition in August.

A personal art highlight?
I've been staying in Kyoto every summer for years, not to see the Gion Traditional Festival, but to work.

Do you have a tip for the summer?
It is extremely hot in Taipei and in Kyoto too, and so I'd love to escape to somewhere dry and relaxing in August.





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