« Supermodels – Then and Now » at Camera Work GalleryThe self-curated exhibition shows more than 100 works of the best-known artists and a selection of outstanding fashion portrait and nude photography of the most famous supermodels of the last few decades.
According to Thomas P.Campbell, director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a worldwide successful model needs to be able to inspire the designer and to represent his intention. In this way a model can obtain a special iconic status and her face can become an own brand. In art, the motif of a supermodel has developed into an international scheduled genre which brings up maximum prices in auctions. The CWC Gallery appreciates this development with the group exhibition Supermodels - Then and Now and presents outstanding works of photographic history from the extensive collection of Camera Work AG and partly never seen ...
CWC GALLERY presents « Supermodels – Then and Now »
CWC GALLERY is pleased to present the group exhibition Supermodels – Then and Now. The self-curated exhibition shows more than 100 works of the best-known artists and a selection of outstanding fashion-, portrait and nude photography of the most famous supermodels of the last few decades.
According to Thomas P. Campbell, director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a worldwide successful model needs to be able to inspire the designer and to represent his intention. In this way a model can obtain a special iconic status and her face can become an own brand. In art, the motif of a supermodel has developed into an international scheduled genre which brings up maximum prices in auctions. The CWC GALLERY appreciates this development with the group exhibition »Supermodels – Then and Now« and pr...
Exhibition "Color" at the CWC Gallery in Berlin
The exhibition Color presents over 100 photographs various positions of artistic color photography and gives with works of path breaking artists like Edward Steichen, Jeanlopu Sieff, Helmut Newton, William Eggleston, Stephen Shore, Jeff Koons up to Nadav Kander, Robert Polidori or Martin Schoeller insights into the development of the handling and the aesthetisication of color within the field of photography,
Beyond the usual process of colorizing black and white prints afterwards colour photography established itself from the 1930s onwards first within fashion and advertisement photography and quickly became an essential tool for the mass media and the entertainment industry. Colour used to pertain an adequate tool to describe the world how it could be in our imagination and wishes – colour outlines, accentu...
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...
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...
Ralph MeckeGallery CAMERA WORK in Berlin presents from June 14th to July 26th photographs by Ralph Mecke. Born in Berlin and today living in Paris and New York, Mecke is a young master of fashion photography. He achieved his breakthrough in 1998 with the publication of portraits of intellectuals and icons in French Vogue. Today the spectrum of Mecke`s portraits ranges from personalities such as Giorgio Armani or Keira Knightley to German artist Jonathan Meese. After he discovered his interest in fashion photography it became his main focus. His fashion stories can be found in magazines such as Harper's Bazaar, Vanity Fair, Vogue and GQ. Mecke interprets fashion in a way that clearly shows the underlying gloomy essence beneath the beautiful surface. The portraits, fashion photos and still lives presented at CAMERA WORK are all creat...