CULTURE

INTRODUCING SPLENDID BERLIN…

We elegantly and exclusively document Berlin art, style, culture and the city’s most bohemian residents who live and think on an international scale.

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INTRODUCING SPLENDID BERLIN…

We elegantly and exclusively document Berlin art, style, culture and the city’s most bohemian residents who live and think on an international scale.

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COMING UP: SPLENDID BERLIN’S CULTURAL HIGHLIGHTS

The Splendid Berlin editorial team select their current and upcoming cultural picks.

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COMING UP: SPLENDID BERLIN’S CULTURAL HIGHLIGHTS

The Splendid Berlin editorial team select their current and upcoming cultural picks.

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SPLENDID BERLIN MAGAZINE’S SOUND OF BERLIN 2016 PLAYLIST

The best of new Berlin music featuring The Blood Arm, Gurr, Mark Fernyhough, Zulu Pearls, Chicks on Speed, Velvet Two Stripes, Tricky, Charity Children, Iggy Pop & David Bowie.

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SPLENDID BERLIN MAGAZINE’S SOUND OF BERLIN 2016 PLAYLIST

The best of new Berlin music featuring The Blood Arm, Gurr, Mark Fernyhough, Zulu Pearls, Chicks on Speed, Velvet Two Stripes, Tricky, Charity Children, Iggy Pop & David Bowie.

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SPLENDID BERLIN MAGAZINE PRINT EDITION OUT NOW!

Get a copy of our 2015 print edition – available at art galleries and fashion stores all over Berlin now.

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SPLENDID BERLIN MAGAZINE PRINT EDITION OUT NOW!

Get a copy of our 2015 print edition – available at art galleries and fashion stores all over Berlin now.

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SUEDE TAKE BERLIN

Splendid Berlin meets Suede’s Brett Anderson to discuss music, Europe, cheekbones and his memories of David Bowie.

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SUEDE TAKE BERLIN

Splendid Berlin meets Suede’s Brett Anderson to discuss music, Europe, cheekbones and his memories of David Bowie.

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ART BOOK ‘BERLIN REFLECTIONS – ANTLITZ BERLIN’

Art Book ‘Berlin Reflections – Antlitz Berlin’, exhibited at Frankfurt and Leipzig Book Fairs in 2017. Order a copy here.

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ART BOOK ‘BERLIN REFLECTIONS – ANTLITZ BERLIN’

Art Book ‘Berlin Reflections – Antlitz Berlin’, exhibited at Frankfurt and Leipzig Book Fairs in 2017. Order a copy here.

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GURR

Splendid Berlin meets up with Andreya and Laura aka Gurr to discuss touring, furry dreams and life in Berlin…

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GURR

Splendid Berlin meets up with Andreya and Laura aka Gurr to discuss touring, furry dreams and life in Berlin…

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KITTY DAISY & LEWIS

Splendid Berlin meets up with Kitty Daisy & Lewis to discuss analog recording, working with Mick Jones and going on a mission in India to find their Grandfather’s guitar…

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KITTY DAISY & LEWIS

Splendid Berlin meets up with Kitty Daisy & Lewis to discuss analog recording, working with Mick Jones and going on a mission in India to find their Grandfather’s guitar…

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THE ART OF MARIA TORRES

Berlin based artist Maria Torres curates a selection of her imagery for Splendid Berlin.

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THE ART OF MARIA TORRES

Berlin based artist Maria Torres curates a selection of her imagery for Splendid Berlin.

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FULL MOON FIASCO

Splendid Berlin meets up with Full Moon Fiasco to discuss Cosmic Palms, star signs and leaving New Zealand for Berlin…

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FULL MOON FIASCO

Splendid Berlin meets up with Full Moon Fiasco to discuss Cosmic Palms, star signs and leaving New Zealand for Berlin…

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EDDIE IZZARD – THE EUROPEAN INTERVIEW

Superstar comedian, Hollywood actor and potential Mayor of London Eddie Izzard talks exclusively to Splendid Berlin’s editors about the future of Europe in a special bi-lingual interview.

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EDDIE IZZARD – THE EUROPEAN INTERVIEW

Superstar comedian, Hollywood actor and potential Mayor of London Eddie Izzard talks exclusively to Splendid Berlin’s editors about the future of Europe in a special bi-lingual interview.

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BELLA FIGURA

Photographer Heike Schneider-Matzigkeit presents exclusive images taken at the final dress rehearsal of ‘Bella Figura’ which premiered at Berlin’s legendary Schaubühne.

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BELLA FIGURA

Photographer Heike Schneider-Matzigkeit presents exclusive images taken at the final dress rehearsal of ‘Bella Figura’ which premiered at Berlin’s legendary Schaubühne.

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JARVIS COCKER AT MOBILE KINO BERLIN – NEUE HEIMAT

Pulp singer Jarvis Cocker joins Mobile Kino Berlin to showcase new documentary.

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JARVIS COCKER AT MOBILE KINO BERLIN – NEUE HEIMAT

Pulp singer Jarvis Cocker joins Mobile Kino Berlin to showcase new documentary.

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THE FORBIDDEN ZONE

Photographer Heike Schneider-Matzigkeit presents exclusive images taken at the final dress rehearsal of ‘The Forbidden Zone’ which premiered at Berlin’s legendary Schaubühne.

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THE FORBIDDEN ZONE

Photographer Heike Schneider-Matzigkeit presents exclusive images taken at the final dress rehearsal of ‘The Forbidden Zone’ which premiered at Berlin’s legendary Schaubühne.

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DOGS OF BERLIN AND THEIR HUMANS

A new portrait series featuring Dogs of Berlin and their Humans.

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DOGS OF BERLIN AND THEIR HUMANS

A new portrait series featuring Dogs of Berlin and their Humans.

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A NEW CAREER IN A NEW TOWN – PART V

Today we publish the fifth and final part of Splendid Berlin’s feature on Berlin’s new wave of international musicians.

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A NEW CAREER IN A NEW TOWN – PART V

Today we publish the fifth and final part of Splendid Berlin’s feature on Berlin’s new wave of international musicians.

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DOGS OF BERLIN AND THEIR HUMANS – PART 2

A new portrait series featuring Dogs of Berlin and their Humans – Part 2

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DOGS OF BERLIN AND THEIR HUMANS – PART 2

A new portrait series featuring Dogs of Berlin and their Humans – Part 2

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ANDREW MONTGOMERY – THE PICTORIAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY.

Critically acclaimed ex Geneva vocalist Andrew Montgomery writes candidly on the highs & lows of his musical journey exclusively for Splendid Berlin Magazine.

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ANDREW MONTGOMERY – THE PICTORIAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY.

Critically acclaimed ex Geneva vocalist Andrew Montgomery writes candidly on the highs & lows of his musical journey exclusively for Splendid Berlin Magazine.

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MANIC STREET PREACHERS IN BERLIN

May 15th 2014. Huxley’s Neue Welt, Berlin. Photography by Heike Schneider-Matzigkeit.

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MANIC STREET PREACHERS IN BERLIN

May 15th 2014. Huxley’s Neue Welt, Berlin. Photography by Heike Schneider-Matzigkeit.

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THE ART OF JANE KITTY PRIDE KANE

Welcome to a world of nightmarish retro Americana. Splendid Berlin presents a collection of the mind bending collages of Jane Kitty Pride Kane – curated by the artist herself.

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THE ART OF JANE KITTY PRIDE KANE

Welcome to a world of nightmarish retro Americana. Splendid Berlin presents a collection of the mind bending collages of Jane Kitty Pride Kane – curated by the artist herself.

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LAST DAYS OF THE BALLET – CARAVAGGIO

Splendid Berlin presents photographs of the ballet Caravaggio taken during the final year of the ‘Staatsoper Unter den Linden’ before its current closure for refurbishment.

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LAST DAYS OF THE BALLET – CARAVAGGIO

Splendid Berlin presents photographs of the ballet Caravaggio taken during the final year of the ‘Staatsoper Unter den Linden’ before its current closure for refurbishment.

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MYOPIA UTOPIA

Splendid Berlin exclusively presents ‘Myopia Utopia’. Photography and commentary by Der Spiegel’s Hilmar Schmundt.

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MYOPIA UTOPIA

Splendid Berlin exclusively presents ‘Myopia Utopia’. Photography and commentary by Der Spiegel’s Hilmar Schmundt.

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THE ART OF STEVEN HORRY

Comic artist, illustrator and guitarist Steve Horry takes Splendid Berlin on a hand picked journey through his art.

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THE ART OF STEVEN HORRY

Comic artist, illustrator and guitarist Steve Horry takes Splendid Berlin on a hand picked journey through his art.

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DOGS OF BERLIN AND THEIR HUMANS – PART 4

A new portrait series featuring Dogs of Berlin and their Humans – Part 4

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DOGS OF BERLIN AND THEIR HUMANS – PART 4

A new portrait series featuring Dogs of Berlin and their Humans – Part 4

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PIGASUS POSTER GALLERY

Pigasus Gallery Owner Mariusz Bednarski curates a selection of his favourite Polish film posters for Splendid Berlin.

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PIGASUS POSTER GALLERY

Pigasus Gallery Owner Mariusz Bednarski curates a selection of his favourite Polish film posters for Splendid Berlin.

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THEE NATHANIEL FREGOSO & THE BOUNTIFUL HEARTS

Thee Nathaniel Fregoso interrogates his long term sonic collaborator & Bountiful Hearts staple Joel Isaac Black for Splendid Berlin. Featuring an exclusive Isaac Black mix.

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THEE NATHANIEL FREGOSO & THE BOUNTIFUL HEARTS

Thee Nathaniel Fregoso interrogates his long term sonic collaborator & Bountiful Hearts staple Joel Isaac Black for Splendid Berlin. Featuring an exclusive Isaac Black mix.

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THE LEGENDARY GARY NUMAN INTERVIEW & PHOTOSHOOT WITH SPLENDID BERLIN.

Coming Soon: The legendary Gary Numan photographed and interviewed for Splendid Berlin.

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THE LEGENDARY GARY NUMAN INTERVIEW & PHOTOSHOOT WITH SPLENDID BERLIN.

Coming Soon: The legendary Gary Numan photographed and interviewed for Splendid Berlin.

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DOGS OF BERLIN AND THEIR HUMANS – PART 3

A new portrait series featuring Dogs of Berlin and their Humans – Part 3

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DOGS OF BERLIN AND THEIR HUMANS – PART 3

A new portrait series featuring Dogs of Berlin and their Humans – Part 3

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THE ART OF SHAKY KANE

Legendary surrealist comic book artist Shaky Kane curates an exclusive selection of his art for Splendid Berlin, and explains how the city informed his work.

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THE ART OF SHAKY KANE

Legendary surrealist comic book artist Shaky Kane curates an exclusive selection of his art for Splendid Berlin, and explains how the city informed his work.

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RETURN OF THE CIGARETTE SMOKING MAN

Return of the Cigarette Smoking Man. An interview with William B Davis.

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RETURN OF THE CIGARETTE SMOKING MAN

Return of the Cigarette Smoking Man. An interview with William B Davis.

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SASHA WALTZ AND THE REBIRTH OF NEUES MUSEUM BERLIN

Sasha Waltz and the rebirth of Neues Museum Berlin. Photography by Heike Schneider-Matzigkeit.

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SASHA WALTZ AND THE REBIRTH OF NEUES MUSEUM BERLIN

Sasha Waltz and the rebirth of Neues Museum Berlin. Photography by Heike Schneider-Matzigkeit.

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THE ART OF ANNE SIEMS

Berlin born artist Anne Siems curates and introduces a selection of her beautiful and haunting paintings for Splendid Berlin Magazine.

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THE ART OF ANNE SIEMS

Berlin born artist Anne Siems curates and introduces a selection of her beautiful and haunting paintings for Splendid Berlin Magazine.

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BERLIN PORTRAIT # 17

Splendid Berlin Magazine steps back in time with entrepreneur, diva and Bohème Sauvage’s first lady Else Edelstahl.

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BERLIN PORTRAIT # 17

Splendid Berlin Magazine steps back in time with entrepreneur, diva and Bohème Sauvage’s first lady Else Edelstahl.

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CIE TOULA LIMNAIOS

On the eve of Cie Toula Limnaios’s premiere of ‘the thing i am’, we present a gallery documenting their previous work, photographed at Halle Berlin.

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CIE TOULA LIMNAIOS

On the eve of Cie Toula Limnaios’s premiere of ‘the thing i am’, we present a gallery documenting their previous work, photographed at Halle Berlin.

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GRUSELKÖCHE: HORROR CHEFS.

Der Spiegel’s Hilmar Schmundt investigates the dark world of ‘Horror Chefs’.

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GRUSELKÖCHE: HORROR CHEFS.

Der Spiegel’s Hilmar Schmundt investigates the dark world of ‘Horror Chefs’.

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THE PERGAMON ALTAR

Could Berlin be Satan’s gateway into the world? We reveal the unholy truth.

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THE PERGAMON ALTAR

Could Berlin be Satan’s gateway into the world? We reveal the unholy truth.

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THE ART OF CHRISTIAN NAUCK

For Splendid Berlin comic book artist Christian Nauck, hand picks some of his finest work.

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THE ART OF CHRISTIAN NAUCK

For Splendid Berlin comic book artist Christian Nauck, hand picks some of his finest work.

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THE ART OF LAFAKE

Berlin Art Duo LaFake present a lucha libre themed shoot exclusive to Splendid Berlin Magazine.

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THE ART OF LAFAKE

Berlin Art Duo LaFake present a lucha libre themed shoot exclusive to Splendid Berlin Magazine.

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THE QUEEN OF PRENZLAUER BERG

It’s not all caviar, bikinis and lipstick in Prenzlauer Berg these days, just mostly… Photography by Splendid Berlin’s Mark Fernyhough.

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THE QUEEN OF PRENZLAUER BERG

It’s not all caviar, bikinis and lipstick in Prenzlauer Berg these days, just mostly… Photography by Splendid Berlin’s Mark Fernyhough.

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JEP AND DEP

Splendid Berlin meets up with Australian folk noir duo Jep and Dep for a hot summer photoshoot, and to talk about love gone wrong (and love gone right sometimes).

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JEP AND DEP

Splendid Berlin meets up with Australian folk noir duo Jep and Dep for a hot summer photoshoot, and to talk about love gone wrong (and love gone right sometimes).

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THE ART OF NICO BRODERSEN

Mitte based artist Nico Brodersen curates a selection of her illustrations for Splendid Berlin.

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THE ART OF NICO BRODERSEN

Mitte based artist Nico Brodersen curates a selection of her illustrations for Splendid Berlin.

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SUPERNATURAL BERLIN # 01

The haunted bedrooms of Prenzlauer Berg. A true Berlin ghost story.

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SUPERNATURAL BERLIN # 01

The haunted bedrooms of Prenzlauer Berg. A true Berlin ghost story.

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THE ART OF NINA CANIAC

Prenzlauer Berger Nina Caniac is one of France’s leading book illustrators and artist in residence for Splendid Berlin Magazine.  For Splendid Berlin she has curated a specially chosen selection of work from her oeuvre…

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THE ART OF NINA CANIAC

Prenzlauer Berger Nina Caniac is one of France’s leading book illustrators and artist in residence for Splendid Berlin Magazine.  For Splendid Berlin she has curated a specially chosen selection of work from her oeuvre…

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BERLIN’S HARD BOILED ART BOOK DETECTIVE

Max Erbe on getting physical for Bargain Books

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BERLIN’S HARD BOILED ART BOOK DETECTIVE

Max Erbe on getting physical for Bargain Books

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LADYTRON’S BIG DAY OUT

LADYTRON Thrilled By Berlin’s Beach Scene… By Heike Schneider-Matzigkeit and Mark Fernyhough

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LADYTRON’S BIG DAY OUT

LADYTRON Thrilled By Berlin’s Beach Scene… By Heike Schneider-Matzigkeit and Mark Fernyhough

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THE ART OF MELISANDE LUTHRINGER

The French/Berlin book illustrator chooses a rousing selection of her work for Splendid Berlin.

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THE ART OF MELISANDE LUTHRINGER

The French/Berlin book illustrator chooses a rousing selection of her work for Splendid Berlin.

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TESLA HELMET

Artist Collaboration – Portraits of Hilton Vasey’s Tesla Helmet by Heike Schneider-Matzigkeit

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TESLA HELMET

Artist Collaboration – Portraits of Hilton Vasey’s Tesla Helmet by Heike Schneider-Matzigkeit

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THE ART OF WEE FLOWERS

Celebrated Berlin Pop Artist Wee Flowers curates a selection of her work exclusively for Splendid Berlin Magazine.

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THE ART OF WEE FLOWERS

Celebrated Berlin Pop Artist Wee Flowers curates a selection of her work exclusively for Splendid Berlin Magazine.

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BERLIN PORTRAIT # 5

Choreographer and artist Hana Lee Erdman

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BERLIN PORTRAIT # 5

Choreographer and artist Hana Lee Erdman

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BERLIN PORTRAIT # 6

Contemporary Dancer and actress Mireia Salip.

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BERLIN PORTRAIT # 6

Contemporary Dancer and actress Mireia Salip.

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