Arndt Art Agency
Born in Frankfurt/M., Germany, Arndt is a seasoned contemporary art expert and advisor who ran his successful gallery business in Berlin with branches in Zurich, New York and Singapore. Spanning twenty-three years of operation, Arndt’s contemporary art galleries staged over 300 exhibitions worldwide, were represented in all major international art fairs, and published 80 artist monographs, catalogue raisonnés, gallery magazines and thematic publications in collaboration with major international publishing houses and editors.
Matthias Arndt was also Director of the guided tours and visitor services of DOCUMENTA X (1997) and created a dynamic arts management firm, artservices, consulting with clients such as: Volkswagen, Expo 2000, Berlin Biennale, Haus der Kulturen, and co-founded “Kunstherbst Berlin” (today’s Berlin Art Week). Arndt has lectured at the Institute of Culture and Media Management at the Berlin University, at Documenta IX and X in Kassel, the UBS Arts Forum in Wolfsberg and LASALLE College of the Arts in Singapore. He is a member of the Asia Pacific Acquisition Committee of the TATE in London and was awarded Knight of the French “Ordre des Arts et des Lettres ”in 2002.
Matthias Arndt also serves as Chairman of the charitable foundation BERLIN MASTERS, a network- and support-platform for Berlin based artists.