Bassenge Photography Auction | 19th - 21st Century PhotographyBassenge Photography Auction 107
19th – 21st Century Photography with a Special section of 19th Century Photographs of India (G. Heil Collection)
Including photographs by:
Leopold Ahrendts | Leopoldi Alinari | James Anderson | Thomas Andrew | Dieter Appelt | Eugène Atget | Edouard-Denis Baldus | Georg Barker | Max Baur | Felice Beato | Bernd und Hilla Becher | Emil Bieber | Ilse Bing | Walter Bird | Oliver Boberg | Robert Bothner | Samuel Bourne | Bourne & Shepherd | Josef Breitenbach | Émile Brugsch | Jewgeni Chaldej | Lucien Clergue | Tommaso Cuccioni | Lala Deen Dayal | Maxime du Camp | Harold Edgerton | Walker Evans | Louis Faurer | Allen Frame | Robert Frank | Francis Frith | Vincenzo Galdi | Jean Théophile Geiser | Wilhelm von Gloeden
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Auction : Modern and Contemporary PhotographsOn Wednesday 26 November over 250 lots of modern and contemporary photography will be auctioned at Villa Grisebach in Berlin.
The modern photography selection is lead by two vintage pigment prints by the Czech photographer Frantisek Drtikol, dating from the mid-1920s. Depicting scenes typical of Drtikol’s output, "The Movement" and "Akt" work with elements of art deco, the theatre and of abstraction; only very rarely do works of this quality appear on the market (each €15,000/25,000). Two outstanding examples of early twentieth century pictorial photography are provided in the form of works by Rudolf Koppitz ("Esche", bromoil transfer print, c. 1912, €15,000/20,000) and Heinrich Kühn ("Pustertalerinnen", bromoil transfer print on Japan paper, 1913-1914, &eur...
NUDES Positions of Nude Art Photography
A group exhibition mainly curated from its own collection, displaying more than 40 photographers and their perspectives on mostly female nude art. Selected classics are supplemented with, in some cases, never before exhibited contemporary works of Blaise Reutersward, Nadav Kander, or Ralph Mecke.
The kaleidoscopic exhibition stretches from classical, nearly sculptural studio-stagings, as in the works of Horst P. Horst, Frantisek Drtikol, or Rudolf Koppitz, to the erotic and provocative images of Helmut Newton or Bettina Rheims, and extending to the series of documentary pictures by recently-deceased Larry Sultan, which originated off-set during pornographic shootings.
The studio-photography of the Pictorialists was followed by trend-setting picture experiments in the 1920s. Artists like Man Ray, Andr?© K&e...
Aspects of European Photography, circa 1930With the title "Aspects of European Photography, circa 1930", the Jörg Maaß Gallery will show a selection of 55 black and white photographs displaying a wide overview of the various aspects of European photography from the middle of the 1920s to the end of the 1930s.
The main themes of the approximately 30 different photographers are; technology and science, "unusual points of view", advertising and portrait photography. The exhibition will include important representatives of the "Neues Sehen" and "Neue Sachlichkeit", as well as artists influenced by Surrealism.
In spite of the impressive similarities that become apparent when images by different photographers are juxtaposed, revealing time and again a common interest in the selection of subject matters, the exhib...
The Vision of the Other: Modernity and the Photographed Face
KOWASA gallery presents "The Vision of the Other: Modernity and the Photographed Face", a group show which attempts to define the way in which the human face was photographically constructed before its abolition by Postmodernism. The exhibition primarily offers a thorough insight into the history of portrait photography with a special emphasis on the shift of the portrait from being a mere "extension of the painted body" to being the photographic genre par excellence. At the same time it highlights the aesthetic and conceptual evolution of early portraiture from Pictorialism towards a modernist experimentation and subjectivity.
The exhibition gathers more than 70 black and white prints whose protagonists are Coco Chanel, Ernest Heminway, André Breton, Marc Chagall, Dalí, Josep Pl...