#1 2021 (70), Special issue. GERMANY - RUSSIA: ON THE CROSSROADS OF CULTURES
Today, Germany’s approximately 300 art associations or Kunstvereine are an important platform for promoting contemporary art. Art associations serve as an interface between free project spaces, galleries and museums, acting as a springboard in the careers of artists and curators, and exist thanks to the private commitment of a population interested in art. However, more than anything, they provide an open stage for contemporary art and have been doing so for more than 200 years. Here is a forward-looking retrospective.