Photographs 1958 until today - Guido MangoldThis exhibition presents approximately 80 images by Munich resident Guido Mangold, one of Germany’s most renowned post-1945 landscape and magazine photographers. After initially training as a pastry chef, Mangold studied photography from 1957-59 under Otto Steinert at Werkkunstschule Saarbrücken and Folkwang Schule Essen. He then went on to perform assignments for the magazines and periodicals Quick, twen, Jasmin and GEO. The exhibits include earlier industrial landscapes as well as portraits of American and German artists, e.g., George Segal, Joseph Beuys and Georg Baselitz. Landscape compositions from his numerous travels throughout Europe, Asia and America complete the course.
Uschi Obermaier, member of Commune 1, Berlin, 1969...
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...