Exhibition

Yannig Hedel: Quarter past twelve

Yannig Hedel: Quarter past twelve

Relentless street walker, Yannig Hedel (born in fRance, 1948) has been tracking the race of time on the urban architecture for 50 years, day after day, season after seasons, and offers us an extensive and coherent lifetime body of work. While everything around him is accelerating, Yannig Hedel takes his time. And more precisely, he takes photographs of time itself!…
Resonance of Exile / Resonanz von Exil

Resonance of Exile / Resonanz von Exil

After the successful launch in 2017, the Museum der Moderne Salzburg’s exhibition series exploring the history of artists who experienced life in exile now continues with Resonance of Exile. Last year, the first presentation in the series shed light on the sharp discontinuities in the biographies and oeuvres of four women artists who were forced to leave their native countries.…
Renato D’Agostin: METROPOLIS

Renato D’Agostin: METROPOLIS

For this exhibition, works from several of his well-known series have been brought together under the theme Metropolis, showcasing his explorations of modern life in cities, as well as the way he captures how people relate to their environment and their intimate relationship with the space they inhabit. D’Agostin started his photography career in his hometown Venice, Italy in 2001.…
Through a Different Lens Stanley Kubrick Photographs

Through a Different Lens Stanley Kubrick Photographs

Stanley Kubrick was just 17 when he sold his first photograph to the pictorial magazine Look in 1945. In his photographs, many unpublished, Kubrick trained the camera on his native city, drawing inspiration from the nightclubs, street scenes, and sporting events that made up his first assignments, and capturing the pathos of ordinary life with a sophistication that belied his…
August Sander: People of the 20th Century

August Sander: People of the 20th Century

“We can tell from a facial expression the work someone does or does not do, if they are happy or troubled, for life leaves its trail there unavoidably. A well-known poem says that every person’s story is written plainly on their face, although not everyone can read it.”* – August Sander From March 8 to November 15, The Shoah Memorial…
Lola Álvarez Bravo (1903-93)

Lola Álvarez Bravo (1903-93)

Lola Álvarez Bravo (1903-1993) belongs to the generation of female photographers who took advantage of a wind of artistic freedom to unfold after the revolution in 1910 to 20 in Mexico. Along with her husband Manuel Álvarez Bravo belonged to her circle around Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo and Edward Weston. Lola Alvarez Bravo (1903-1993) is a key figure in the…
Garry Winogrand: Women are Beautiful

Garry Winogrand: Women are Beautiful

In 1975, Garry Winogrand (1928-1984), considered one of the greatest photographers of the 20th century, published the photobook Women are Beautiful. A documentary photographer who notably worked for Fortune and LIFE magazines, Winogrand was a keen observer of American life throughout his entire career. His favorite site was New York, his hometown. The cacophony of the streets was something that…
Alex Manchev: La sensualità femminile

Alex Manchev: La sensualità femminile

The photographer explores feminine beauty standing before the perpetual challenge and inspiration for artists – the naked female body. Great artists recreate and explore it on canvases and stone. Nowadays this topic is explored in both cinema and photography, giving birth to many masterpieces, putting on pedestal female emotionality and beauty with the help of the aesthetic view on the…
Seydou Keïta: Bamako Portraits

Seydou Keïta: Bamako Portraits

In the 1950s and 60s, a colourful collection of inhabitants of Bamako, capital of Mali, posed for the camera belonging to Seydou Keïta (1921-2001, Mali). People came to Keïta’s studio to have their picture taken in the best and most beautiful way: wearing extravagant dresses made of wonderful textiles with splendid forms of head dress, or in a modern western…
Gert Weigelt: Autopsy in Black and White

Gert Weigelt: Autopsy in Black and White

Human sculptures fill the room. Sculptures in movement, staged by the photographer Gert Weigelt. Created in cooperation with dancers in the studio, his black-and-white photographs exceed the limits of conventional dance photography. They are an expression of an aesthetic aspiration to use the camera to see and to show physicality and dance from an analytical perspective. And often with an…
Michael Dannenmann: PORTRAIT SITTINGS

Michael Dannenmann: PORTRAIT SITTINGS

David Lynch, Katharina Grosse, Jörg Immendorff, Dennis Hopper, Ringo Starr – stars from the worlds of film, fashion, music, and art – Michael Dannenmann has portrayed them all. The power of his expressive portraits lies in the photographer’s sense of how to capture what is essential about a human being in a second, how to let something personal shine through.…
The Shadow Archive An Investigation Into Vernacular Portrait Photography

The Shadow Archive An Investigation Into Vernacular Portrait Photography

The Walther Collection is pleased to present The Shadow Archive: An Investigation into Vernacular Portrait Photography, an exhibition that examines the uses of photography to document, record, and identify individuals from the 1850s to the present. The Shadow Archive inaugurates The Walther Collection’s multi-year series of exhibitions focused on the history of vernacular photography – utilitarian imagery made primarily for…
Michael Kirchoff: Sanctuary

Michael Kirchoff: Sanctuary

When Michael Kirchoff photographs he “takes a great deal of time trying to see in a less than literal way.” He says, “The techniques and tools with each project or series often change, but the perspective, drama, and passion of the image remain consistent.” He goes on to say that his work “can be recognized by a timeless and ethereal…
Henry Horenstein: Tales from the 70’s

Henry Horenstein: Tales from the 70’s

Starting out in the 1970’s, Henry Horenstein was a flat-out documentary shooter. He came from a background in history, not art, and he wanted to shoot for LIFE magazine and maybe just maybe join Magnum. But over the years Horenstein has photographed many different types of subjects, even animals and the human form. But he’s always returned to his roots…
Susan Meiselas: Carnival Strippers: 1972 – 1975

Susan Meiselas: Carnival Strippers: 1972 – 1975

From 1972 to 1975, Susan Meiselas spent her summers photographing and interviewing women who performed striptease at small town carnivals around New England. As she followed the girl shows from town to town, she portrayed the dancers on stage and off, photographing their public performances as well as their private lives. Meiselas’ frank description of these women and the intimate…
Mindaugas Gabrenas at Robin Rice Gallery

Mindaugas Gabrenas at Robin Rice Gallery

In this exhibition, Mindaugas Gabrenas invites us to reflect on the poetics of place through his lyrical and surrealist imagery. His hand-printed silver gelatin prints reveal abandoned regions, wild coasts and strange territories from Lithuania to Scotland to America. As a scientific innovator, he uses unique techniques and unconventional materials in order to create his whimsical, dream photos. In “Spinning…
Jaromir Funke: Avant-Garde Photographer

Jaromir Funke: Avant-Garde Photographer

Experiments with light and shadow, reflections and transparencies: Jaromír Funke (1896–1945) counts as one of the most important representatives of Czech and international Avant-garde photography. Often ahead of his time, he sourced impulses from Cubism, New Objectivity, Abstract Art and Surrealism. For the first time in Germany the Fotografie Forum Frankfurt presents the work of this visionary. On display are…
Robin de Puy: Randy

Robin de Puy: Randy

Portrait Photographer Robin de Puy (1986) grew up in her parents family hotel in the small village of Oude-Tonge (South Holland). In 2009, she graduates from the Fotoacademie Rotterdam and in the same year she receives the Photo Academy Award. It doesn’t take long for the Netherlands to spot the talent of De Puy. In 2013, she receives the Dutch…
Robert Frank: Robert Frank: Books and Films, 1947–2017

Robert Frank: Robert Frank: Books and Films, 1947–2017

Robert Frank (b. 1924, Zurich) is considered the inventor of street photography. With his method of sequencing and composing pictures in intuitive series beyond the traditional photographic essay, he has developed new forms of expression within the medium of photography. Despite Frank’s significant influence on photographers of his own and subsequent generations, there are only few exhibitions of his work.…
Jean-Pierre Laffont: Turbulent America

Jean-Pierre Laffont: Turbulent America

“Turbulent America” represents a selection of Jean-Pierre Laffont’s work from the 1960’s, ‘70s, and ‘80s. Laffont’s photographs capture the genuine sense of what it was like to live in America during these decades. Laffont says, “Taken together, the images show the chaotic, often painful birth of the country we live in today.” As a photographer for the Gamma Agency and…