Allure [Fr. style, elegance]
Exhibitions 28/05/16 to 04/09/16
Photographs from the Susanne von Meiss Collection
The Susanne von Meiss Collection representatively covers all genres and styles in the history of photography—from the 1920s through to the present. It includes works by internationally renowned photographers, however for the main part it does not give preference to the iconic photographs but rather to unknown classics. The personal selection ranges from Diane Arbus, Richard Avedon, Rene Burri and Henri Cartier-Bresson through Horst P. Horst, Irving Penn, Paolo Roversi and August Sander to contemporary artists such as Tracey Emin, Nan Goldin, Daido Moriyama, Richard Prince and Juergen Teller.
The group exhibition is divided thematically into three chapters: “pose”, “experiment” and “staging the situative”. The photographs serve as a starting point for an art-historical analysis and observation, from an inner perspective, within the medium of photography.