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Harald Schmitt – Seconds that Made History: Photographs of the end of state socialism

Harald Schmitt – Seconds that Made History: Photographs of the end of state socialism

. October 4, 2009

In autumn the Martin-Gropius-Bau is showing impressive images taken by the press photographer Harald Schmitt, who has been on the staff of stern since 1977. From 1977 to 1983 he lived as an accredited photographer in East Berlin. Lenin, thrown from the pedestal, Vilnius, Lithuania 15-9-1991 © Harald Schmitt / stern About 120 photographs document […]

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Richard Avedon’s Fashion Photographs at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Richard Avedon’s Fashion Photographs at the Detroit Institute of Arts

. October 4, 2009

The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) celebrates fashion and photography with the work of Richard Avedon, one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century. Avedon Fashion Photographs 1944-2000, on view October 18, 2009 –January 17, 2010, features 181 works, including many vintage prints, magazines, contact sheets and other archival material from the Avedon […]

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Four Perspectives Through the Lens: Soviet Art Photography in the 1970s-80s at Rutgers University

Four Perspectives Through the Lens: Soviet Art Photography in the 1970s-80s at Rutgers University

. October 4, 2009

The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers presents Four Perspectives Through the Lens: Soviet Art Photography in 1970-1980s, a selection of 70 rarely seen photographs by four major artists working in the Soviet Union in the two decades before the fall of Communism. The works are drawn from the museum’s Norton and Nancy Dodge […]

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From Durer to Gober 101 Master Drawings from the Kupferstichkabinett at the Kunstmuseum Basel

From Durer to Gober 101 Master Drawings from the Kupferstichkabinett at the Kunstmuseum Basel

. October 4, 2009

Covering a span of time from 1400 to the present, with approximately 60,000 drawings as well as 250,000 individual prints and books with original illustrations, the Kupferstichkabinett at the Kunstmuseum Basel belongs among the most important collections of this kind. Its origins can be traced to the Amerbach-Kabinett, the collection of Basel attorney Basilius Amerbach […]

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Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, 1500–1800

Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, 1500–1800

. October 4, 2009

Some 135 of the most significant and beautiful drawings made over a period of three centuries by the best French artists working at home and abroad and by foreign artists working in France will be on view in Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, 1500–1800 in the Gallery’s West Building […]

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