Bernd Goeckler Debuts Virtual Viewing Room with The New Bronze Age Exhibition
Artists and designers have always turned constraints into opportunities of innovation. Throughout this pandemic, many galleries and showrooms have had to rethink how the public can access their collections of artwork. Bernd Goeckler, an art dealership renowned for antiques that’s been an industry favorite for over three decades, is unveiling its virtual viewing room with an exhibition spotlighting the beauty of bronze.
The New Bronze Age (June 15 – July 10) seeks to highlight the romantic, and frankly humanistic, partnership of two metals fused together featuring pieces from the local
This initiative is spearheaded by Katja Hirche whose role as gallery director at Bernd Goeckler constantly has her searching for interesting and meaningful dialogue between art and culture.
A new level of participation between design dealers and art enthusiasts is achieved in embracing the new non-physical exhibition, injecting a new energy into New York City’s art world. By following the same aesthetic narrative, these neighboring galleries are able to relate to each other in a way that shows under one big tent often do not allow for. This storytelling and collaborative approach to exhibitions is perhaps a forecast into how galleries will continue to present during and after the pandemic.
In keeping with the community-minded ethos of the show, all of the local participating galleries are pledging profits from The New Bronze Age sales to the same New York City-based charity. This organization was chosen for its work in responding