Exhibitions at Galerie—Peter—Sillem
Robert Voit, former master class student of Thomas Ruff at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, became known to a wider public with his series "New Trees". With this documentary work about mobile phone masts, which are camouflaged with giant coniferous tree, palm or cactus covers or disguised as flagpoles or even church crosses, he dedicates himself to the questions of authenticity and artificiality, nature and culture: What is still real in our world and what is only a backdrop?
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For the first time in decades, Walter Schels, one of the most important German photographers of his generation, is showing a selection of rare vintage prints of his famous animal portraits. The exhibition will also feature some of his dog photographs from the seventies.
Walter Schels, born 1936, worked as a window dresser in Barcelona, Canada and Geneva before moving to New York to become a photographer. In 1970 he returned to Germany and became known for character studies by artists, polit… more