Kunstfoyer

Ragnar Axelsson: Where the world is melting

Ragnar Axelsson: Where the world is melting

“A letter to the future: Okjökull is the first Icelandic glacier to lose its status as a glacier. It is anticipated that, in the next 200 years, all our glaciers will go the same way. This memorial intends to demonstrate that we know what is happening and what needs to be done. Only you know whether we have done it”.…
Bill Brandt

Bill Brandt

Bill Brandt is considered one of the founders of modern photography, alongside Walker Evans and Cartier-Bresson. Exploring English society, landscape and literature, his images are vital to our understanding of the history of photography and even the British way of life in the mid-20th century. Bill Brandt (born Hermann Wilhelm Brandt on May 3, 1904, in Hamburg, † December 20,…
Sebastião Salgado: EXODUS

Sebastião Salgado: EXODUS

Sebastião Salgado. “EXODUS” is an exhibition that highlights how Salgado urgently campaigned for social justice and peace, and long before he gained wide public acclaim with his project “GENESIS” or the documentary, “The Salt of the Earth” (2014) by Wim Wenders. In the photographic series “EXODUS”, Salgado documents the dark side of the modern age: the ruthless exploitation of nature…
Toni Schneiders: Schaut Her!

Toni Schneiders: Schaut Her!

Toni Schneiders is one of Germany’s defining photographers. Within the context of the group fotoform and the subjective photography movement, he significantly contributed to the renewal and expansion of the post-1945 avant-garde photographers’ visual language. In his immediate surroundings in the foothills of the Alps and on worldwide trips, Toni Schneiders captured striking moments of reality and life in photographs,…
Sebastião Salgado: GENESIS

Sebastião Salgado: GENESIS

Archaic volcanic landscapes, arctic ice masses, meandering river canyons, moun­tain chains enveloped in mist, primordial rainforests and endless sand dunes – Genesis is a visual homage to the blue planet. In opulent black-and-white photo­graphs, the photographer Sebastião Salgado documents the stunning beauty and rich diversity of intact flora and fauna, as well as indigene peoples. His aesthetically impressive, large format…