The Paris Bar on Kantstrasse in Berlin’s Charlottenburg is one of Germany’s most famous meeting places for artists. Bustling every night of the week with fascinating guests from every walk of life, the restaurant is particularly beloved by painters, actors, writers, collectors and gallerists, its walls covered by a mélange of artworks by John Baldessari, Maria Lassnig, Georg Baselitz, Sarah Lucas and Martin Kippenberger—to name just a few.

Now artist and owner of the Paris Bar Michel Würthle has created the first behind-the-scenes look into this legendary institution, in the form of an intimate, sprawling visual journal—six volumes of hundreds of his drawings, photographs, collages, menus and hand-written texts in English, German and French. Created in the solitude of the 2020/21 lockdown, Paris Bar Press Confidential is at once a subjective history of the Paris Bar brimming with memories, a love letter to Berlin, and not least Würthle’s affirmation to his staff that “we’re all in this together, we will get through this, the world isn’t going to end so quickly after all.”

792 pages, 850 images

Six hardcovers in a slipcase
20.5 x 29 cm


ISBN 978-3-95829-977-1
1. Edition 12/2021

Out of print

€ 98.00 incl. VAT
Free shipping

Cookie Settings

We use cookies to improve your experience and to provide you with personalized content. By using this website you agree to our cookie policy

Necessary Cookies
Statistical Cookies
Third-party Cookies
Accept Change Settings

Cookie Settings

More information on how we use cookies in our cookie policy.


Necessary Cookies

Without these Cookies services you have asked for cannot be provided.

Statistical Cookies

Allow anonymous usage statistics so that we can improve our offering.

Third-party Cookies

Third-party cookies that are integrated to deliver personalized ads for you.

Cookies We use on This Site