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...
»Africa« exhibitionGallery CAMERA WORK in Berlin presents the exhibition »Africa« from the 26th of April until the 7th of July that provides an insight into the breathtaking landscape and wildlife as well as the culture of individual countries on the black continent. Problematic social circumstances are not ignored, like the photo reportages by Thomas Billhardt, Robert Lebeck and Oliver Jannsen show. They focus on the social upheavals after the colonial rule or the impact of the HIV pandemic.
The American artist Kurt Markus concentrates on the widths of the Sahara desert with a series of dune landscapes. Nick Brands' portraits of African animals reflect their natural dignity. Highlights of his shown works are »Drinking elephant« presented for the first time in the format of 142 x 185 cm, as well as the last avail...