Esther Haase Susanne SchapowalowFrom January 24th to February 28th 2009, Camera Work gallery will present works by Esther Haase and Susanne Schapowalow.
The exhibition, with photographs by the young photographer Esther Haase, is devoted to Tango dance. Esther Haase's vivid photographs reflect the dynamic of dance. During her training to become a ballet dancer, she very early on discovered her love for dance as "a direct and intimate medium of expression". The artist's photographs are not about acrobatic performance, but rather about the passion, the desire, the freedom, the eroticism and the dedication of the body during the length of a dance. Esther Haase stages the joy of the body and therefore its resulting eroticism, with dancers and models in the original scenery of local bars and in the milongas between Buenos Aires, Havanna and Sant...
FASHION 9 decades of fashion photography
Gallery Camera Work in Berlin presents from September 20th until November 15th an exhibition of fashion photography of the 20th and 21st centuries. This group exhibition provides a representative overview of the development of fashion photography from its beginnings in the 1920s to the present time. With over 250 works of a total of 65 photographers - many of which are vintages - one can trace the different trends of fashion photography.
The spectrum of the photographs on display ranges from the sometimes classic compositions of an Edward Steichen to the experimental photographs of Man Ray, from the sexual revolution to the resulting emancipation of women as shown for example by Helmut Newton, from the cool elegance of the 1990s - influenced by Peter Lindbergh - to the highly imaginative works of a Tim Walker. On...