Exhibition: The Concept of Lines. Richard Avedon, George Hoyningen-Huene and Irving Penn

Exhibition: The Concept of Lines. Richard Avedon, George Hoyningen-Huene and Irving Penn

What have Richard Avedon, George Hoyningen-Huene, and Irving Penn in common? Apart from being photographers, they share the use of the line in their pictures, each with their particular perspective. The Concept of Lines is an exhibition where we can see the work of these three prominent photographers who worked for Vogue and other famous magazines like Harper’s Bazaar. Curated by Dr. Sabine Schnakenberg, also curatress of the House of Photography at the Deichtorhallen in Hamburg, the exhibition shows portraits, figure studies, nudes and fashion editorials. Richard Avedon, George Hoyningen-Huene, and Irving…

Exhibition: Blind Faith

Exhibition: Blind Faith

Blind Faith: Between the Visceral and the Cognitive in Contemporary Art is the new exhibition at Haus der Kunst. Connecting the concepts of cognitive and visceral, and playing with ideas like religion, faith, veracity, and opinion, the exhibition shows the works of 25 artists: Ed Atkins, Kader Attia, Olga Balema, Melanie Bonajo, Mariechen Danz, Cécile B. Evans, Andrea Éva Győri, Benedikt Hipp, Nicholas Hlobo, Marguerite Humeau, KAYA (Kerstin Brätsch and Debo Eilers), Hanne Lippard, Wangechi Mutu, Otobong Nkanga, Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa, Jon Rafman, Mary Reid Kelley, Lili Reynaud-Dewar, Raphael Sbrzesny, Jeremy Shaw,…

Free entry to the exhibitions at Haus der Kunst

Free entry to the exhibitions at Haus der Kunst

Money doesn’t need to be a problem to enjoy culture and art. As somebody said once, all the beautiful things are free. Haus der Kunst opens its doors for free every first Thursday of the month from 18 h to 22 h. A good opportunity to visit all the temporary exhibitions or the museum’s archive. Also, you can have guided tours, some of them in English, for just 2 euros. Some of the exhibitions you can visit the Thursday 5th of April are Kiki Smith: Procession or Blind Faith: Between the Visceral…

Peter Lindbergh: From fashion to reality

Peter Lindbergh: From fashion to reality

“The women are more important than the clothes” is a statement that Peter Lindbergh said many years ago. For him, photography is not about products, is about humanity. As a recognized photographer in the fashion world during the 90s, he was in part responsible for the top model’s phenomenon during these years. Kate Moss, Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford or Christy Turlington were some of the models that pose in front of his objective. Black and white photographies composed his works, with an unusual simple beauty, without any tricks,…