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Thomas Kellner in: Reflections of life: A history of photography

Here a brief information about the exhibition Spiegelbilder des Lebens (reflections of life) curated by Kamera- and Fotomuseum Leipzig at Schloss Hartenfels, Torgau. 

 

Camera- and Photomuseum Leipzig at
Castle of Hartenfels in Torgau.
August 1 to October 31, 2008

 

August 1st through October 31st in Castle of Hartenfels, Torgau/ Elbe the Camera- and Photo- Museum Leipzig invites the visitors to a time journey in 12 chapters trough the history of photography from its beginnings to the present.

 

In the first part of the exhibition, the visitors get the chance to walk trough 170 years of photography by chronologically arranged works of photographers like William Gloede, Georgio Summer, Horst Schaefer, Kurt Richter, Lucien Clergue, Robert Lebeck, Will McBride, Helmut Newton and Erasmus Schroeter. It is a journey from Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre, the inventor of the daguerreotype to contemporary photographers, like Thomas Kellner from Siegen.

 

Following its concept, the Camera- and Photomuseum Leipzig also shows the cameras of the various epochs parallel to the artist works. The second part of the exhibition is dedicated to the photographer Rudolf Friedrich Nagel from Torgau and is located in the "Zeughaus".

 

Exhibited photographers: Bertha Wehnert-Beckmann, Adolphe Disdéri, Giorgio Sommer, Wilhelm v. Gloeden, Nicola Perscheid, Hugo Erfurth, August Sander, Man Ray, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Will McBride, David Hamilton, Helmut Newton, Willy Ronis, Thomas Kellner, William Ropp, Hermann Försterling, Floris M. Neusüß, Lucien Clergue, Jan Saudek, Jeanloup Sieff, Felix Jacques- Antoine Moulin, Fratelli Alinari, Meyer & Pierson, Emil Radending, William Downey, Ludwig Angerer, Abdullah Frères, Pierre Petit, Paul Nadar, Otto Schoefft, Georgio Sommer, Lehnert & Landrock, Constant Puyo, Otto Scharf, Hugo Erfurth, El Lissitzky, Aleksandr Rodtschenko, Paul Brandt, Johannes Mühler, Heinrich Hoffmann, Kurt Reichert, Renate und Roger Rössing, Horst Schäfer, Evelyn Richter, Norbert Vogel, Karin Székessy, Norbert Guthier.

 

Spiegelbilder des Lebens (reflections of life)
Camera- and Photo- Museum Leipzig at the Castle of Hartenfels, Torgau.
August 1 to October 31, 2008
Opening hours daily 10 to 6

 


Schloss Hartenfels
Schlossstraße
04860 Torgau
Germany
Telefon: +49-3421-70140
Mail: info@tic-torgau.de

 

 

Kamera- und Fotomuseum Leipzig
Gottschalkstraße 9
04316 Leipzig
Germany
Telephon: +49-341-6515711 
www.fotomuseum.eu

opening hours: Wednesday / Saturday / Sunday 1-5 pm

Catalogue: Spiegelbilder des Lebens –Einblicke in die Geschichte der Fotografie, Hrg. Landkreis Nordsachsen, Stadt Torgau, Passage- Verlag, 2008,ISBN 978-3-938543-55-9, Price 4,50 €

www.tic-torgau.de/seiten/erlebenswert/la.html