The Coronavirus Chronicle

The Coronavirus Chronicle #30: LAUNCHING ‘PLAN B’

todayMay 12, 2020


The first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is ending in Germany and elsewhere in Europe, where governments are trying to figure out how best to restart public life and work. So how are people managing this “new normal”?

Manfred Kirschner runs Crystal Ball, a small gallery in Kreuzberg. The 53-year-old just had his first art opening since the coronavirus outbreak shut down galleries and museums. The exhibition by artist Gabriele Regiert — a mix of canvases, drawings and objects — is called: “Plan B.” What does a gallery opening look like in the age of COVID-19? Find out below.

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“I think three or four people showed up. That was it.”


To see the exhibition, “Plan B,” check out Crystal Ball’s website.

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Written by: monika.mueller.kroll

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