In 1994 Matthias Arndt established one of the first contemporary art galleries with an international profile in former East-Berlin - Arndt & Partner - which became one of the key players in Germany´s art capital. In the following two decades, Arndt represented and showed some of the leading international contemporary artists in his galleries in Berlin, Zurich, New York, and Singapore. The gallery program was accompanied and complemented by curated exhibitions around the globe. Arndt is a founding member of the Berlin Gallery Weekend and was awarded Knight of the French Order „Des Arts Et Des Lettres“ in 2002
Since 2011 Arndt expanded his activities and expertise in Asia-Pacific, with ARNDT Fine Art playing a leading role in presenting Indonesian- and Filipino Contemporary Art towards the West. Arndt is also a member of the „Asia Pacific Acquisition Committee“ of the TATE.