American Photography From Berenice Abbott to Alec Soth - Kunsthandel Jörg Maaß
The 40 works range from early black and white photographs to the classic icons of American color photography.
A number of great photographers played a large role in forming and defining the American Myth. The discovery of everyday aspects of American life was decisive in this: cities and symbols, cars, signs, billboards, advertising, telephone poles, parking lots and barbershops.
People are a second aspect of the wide-ranging exhibition, from the years of the Great Depression to impressive portraits of celebrities.
The comparison of almost a century of American photographs results in an interesting structure of similarities and contrasts, which are balanced through the selective choice of images.
The exhibition begins with works of the early 20th century by Paul Strand and Berenice Abbott, who both show ...
Street Photography Selected Works from Six Decades
In the context of the 4th European Month of Photography Berlin, which is presented for the first time as a themed event, the Kunsthandel Jörg Maaß is pleased to announce the exhibition “Street Photography. Selected Works from Six Decades”.
The exhibition centers around vintage prints which document life on the streets through the decades. This wide overview begins in Europe in the early 1930s with selected black and white photographs from Ilse Bing, Bill Brandt, Brassai, Cartier-Bresson and others.
American Street Photography of the 1940s to the 1970s is represented by works from Harry Callahan, Louis Fauer, Andreas Feininger, Robert Frank, Leon Levinstein, Ray K. Metzker, Erika Stone and Weegee. The exhibition closes with color prints of iconic examples of Street Photography, such as ...
Selected photograhs - From Brassaï to Cindy Sherman
For a number of years we have been gathering together a collection of photographs which has evolved into a substantial group, but has never been shown publicly. A selection of which we would now like to present in our exhibition 'Selected photographs. From Brassaï to Cindy Sherman'.
Our intentions are to provide a wide and representative cross section of our inventory, beginning in the late 1920s and continuing up to the present day. We focus on American and European photography; black and white, as well as color. We have chosen works - in addition to the significance of the individual artists according to certain central themes: the nude, landscapes, portraits and architecture, to name the most prominent.
Brassaï and Cindy Sherman are representative of the chronology of our selection, the ...