Exhibitions at Bank Austria Kunstforum
James Welling (born in 1951, Hartford, Connecticut) is one of photography’s most influential pioneering artists worldwide. For more than forty years, Welling has been exploring the foundations of the medium, drawing from it the broad range of conceptual, aesthetic and technological options without restricting himself to a specific imagery or production form. His works oscillate between analogue and digital, colour and black-and-white, camera-less and camera-based processes, dark-room al… more
In spring 2015, the Bank Austria Kunstforum Wien is presenting a comprehensive exhibition showing positions in contemporary landscape photography. »Landscape in my Mind« is a mental journey through different imaged articulations of the concept of landscape. The focus will be on contemporary neo-Pictorialist strategies: painterly tableaus in monumental format are placed in contrast to the sober objectivity of conventional black-and-white photos.
Thus Elger Esser, for instance, does… more