Exhibitions at KAHMANN Gallery
By playing with size, material and structure in his photographic works, Ramazan Barlas questions our relationship to the scale of the subject and of ourselves. These abstract geometric shapes seem to not be part of our physical reality.
The images stem from Barlas' own imagination, and he proves that photography is the perfect medium to visualise such ideas. He has the power to drag us into his own little universe and help us explore the unknown and unseen.
Barlas graduated in 2016 from… more
For over 30 years, Marc de Groot has been working as an energetic, engaging and authentic fashion photographer. In honor of his excellent oeuvre, MAG + Kahmann Gallery present his most remarkable portraits of leading figures in entertainment, exploring the relationship between fashion and personality. more
Highlights from the Howard Greenberg Gallery collection
Opening Greenberg by Kahmann during Open Gallery Night, September 23For one night during Unseen Photo Fair & Festival 2017, on the 23th of September, some of Amsterdam’s most exciting galleries exhibiting photography will open their doors for an exclusive late-night opening.
Kahmann Gallery is proud to present the exhibition ‘Greenberg by Kahmann’. This exhibition is a special collaboration between Kahmann Gallery and the world renowned photo gallery Howard Greenberg Gall… more
Kahmann Gallery and X BANK Amsterdam proudly present the new photographic series by Dutch artist Casper Faassen (1975), inspired by the most famous Dutch Master of all: Rembrandt van Rijn.
Last spring, Faassen was given the opportunity to temporarily work in the 17th century studio of Jacob van Swanenburg, where 15-year-old Rembrandt van Rijn got his first painting lessons some 400 years ago. The studio proved to be a tremendous source of inspiration for Faassen, who, as a child, developed his … more
Kahmann Gallery is proud to present In and Out of Focus, the first solo exhibition of Bastiaan Woudt (NL, 1987) at the gallery. The exhibition will bring together work Woudt created the last few years, including his series ‘Karawan’, made for the Van Vlissingen Art Foundation Prize, as well as new and unseen pieces.
Bastiaan Woudt has seen a meteoric rise within the world of contemporary photography. After starting his own photography practice from scratch a mere five years ago, wi… more
Koto Bolofo, the London-based fashion photographer, has reached the top of his craft despite a turbulent upbringing. A refugee, born in Lesotho, South Africa in 1959, Bolofo fled the country with his family after his father was wrongly accused of promoting anti-governmental propaganda in the school at which he was teaching. After briefly seeking refuge in Switzerland, Bolofo and his family nally settled in London to forge a new life for themselves.
An interest in the visual blossomed during Bolo… more
Kahmann Gallery is proud to present the solo exhibition 'Bastiaan Woudt - Karawan’, in association with the Van Vlissingen Art Foundation and 5&33. Bastiaan Woudt(NL, 1987) is one of the biggest talents working in photography today. He was named New Dutch Photography Talent 2014, ‘one to watch’ by the prestigious British Journal of Photography in 2016 and was awarded the Van Vlissingen Art Foundation prize in the same year, which has made the ‘Karawan’ seri… more
Madoz (Spain, 1958) is a photographer first and foremost, but he can also be called a sculptor. Since the early 1990's, he has been pointing his medium format Hasselblad camera at litte structures he creates himself. The work of Madoz, who studied art history as well as photography, is like a modern an pure version of Surrealism. Not unlike Man Ray a century before, he playfully alters and combines everyday objects to create something completely new. He makes the viewer question what they s… more
Kahmann Gallery presents Stars to the Sun, the solo exhibition of Pieter Henket (NL, 1979).
Henket moved to the United States in 1998, where he studied Documentary Film at the New York Film Academy. After working for the renowned director Joel Schumacher, his fascination for capturing a story in a single shot pulled him towards photography instead of filmmaking. As a self-taught photographer, he is known for his alluring portraits of some the biggest stars in the world, both for his commercial… more
A Selection of Rare and Unique Pieces
Join us for the opening of RARE, an exhibition filled with rare and unique pieces. From hand-colored, vintage 19th century Japanese Albumen prints to unique David Bowie photo collages by Frank Ockenfels.
While unicity is something you don't normally associate with photography, Kahmann Gallery has collected and selected pieces that are one-off or in very small editions, to create a veritable Wunderkammer of photography.
In this exhibition we will show some of our most exciting hidden treas… more
Paradigms centers around d'Agata's eponymous latest series. The focus in this series of works is on sequencing, pushing the mass accumulation of images until the point of almost complete saturation and abstraction. D'Agata employs the sequencing to visualise his permanent state of being, where the boundaries between senses and reason have become completely blurred. The barriers between photography, film, diary, fiction, recording, performance, poetry and pure existence fade.
Young Talents 2016
Young Talents 2016
Selected by Kahmann Gallery
Kahmann Gallery is proud to present our newest and exciting talents:
Laura Hospes (1994) - Rogier Houwen (1992) - Bastiaan Woudt (1987)
The photographic journey of Bastiaan Woudt (1987) started the way it does for most photographers: by capturing his loved ones. His passion for the medium made him expand his horizon, and by immersing himself into the world of photobooks and exhibitions, he developed from his early Pictorialist style into somethi… more
Kahmann Gallery is proud to present the solo exhibition The Age of Innocence of Rutger ten Broeke (1944). In this exhibition highlights from the almost fifty year long career of Ten Broeke will be combined with his latest works.
Ten Broeke is a key figure for the development of photography in the Netherlands, both artistically and commercially. While he was still studying at the renowned Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam, he started his own company RTB Photography. In 1984 he organised the Photogr… more
Kahmann Gallery is proud to present the first solo exhibition of Sinke & Van Tongeren in the Netherlands, Unknown Poses, which shall open on March 12th. After making waves with their work abroad, they will finally get their own exhibition in their homeland.
Jaap Sinke (1973) and Ferry van Tongeren (1967), better known as Darwin, Sinke & Van Tongeren, are famed for their extraordinary taxidermied creations. Sinke studied at Academy for Fine Art in Tilburg, Van Tongeren attended the Wille… more
SCAPES, the first Kahmann Gallery group show of the year. The exhibition will feature works that all play with the notion of a scape - landscape, bodyscape or cityscape. All are themes that are prolific within photography, but for SCAPES the works chosen play with these common motifs. We're made unsure of what we're precisely looking at, making it all the more fascinating.
a combining form extracted from landscape, with the meaning “an extensive view, scenery,” or &… more
Kahmann Gallery is proud to present the exhibition Albert Watson – Maroc. The exhibition, initiated by Kahmann Gallery, will feature work that has never been exhibited before and have been printed especially for this show.
Kahmann Gallery will show a selection of sublime images of Albert Watson’s (UK, 1942) Moroccan travels, which he made in 1997 and 1998 and published in the book Maroc. With the personal insight of a diarist and the detailed eye of an artist, he has captured the ph… more
To open the new cultural season, Kahmann Gallery presents an exclusive exhibition of vintage and unique works by the legendary Dutch photographer Sanne Sannes (1937-1967) in the show Sanne Sannes – The Enduring Legend. The opening of the exhibition will take place on Saturday the 19th of September, during Unseen Photo Fair Amsterdam and will be part of the official programme of the fair.
Sannes remains one of the most captivating photographers of the 1960’s, having produced an ou… more
10 YEARS KAHMANN GALLERY
Kahmann Gallery is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. To mark this special occasion, Kahmann Gallery will bring together masterpieces from the whole roster of artists in the exhibition Past + Present. These works are the highlights from the past decade and give an exciting prospect about what is to come in the future for the gallery.
In Past + Present, Kahmann Gallery combines vintage and contemporary work in a unique way, where the works interact with and enhance each other, to give a… more
The photographer and painter Casper Faassen (Leidschendam,1975) will show 12 new photographic works at Kahmann Gallery this spring under the title SEISUI.
Roughly translated, the Japanese titel Seisui means purity. However, Seisui also stands for the contrast between prosperity and decay; a returning theme in the work of Faassen.
The influence of Japanese print art is clear in de new series. Not only the subjects, but in particular the appearance and the handling of the works shows this. The r… more
From February 14th until May 2nd, Kahmann Gallery will show over 20 new photographic and painted works of Jasper Krabbé.
The work of Jasper Krabbé (Amsterdam, 1970) often reflects memories of places, events and persons. Not as clear images, but in a way memories usually appear: disrupted by other images, incomplete, without logic and never unambiguous.
Krabbé's process of creation is not lineair towards a certain end; it's rather a sublimation of recollected… more
From January 23rd on, KAHMANN GALLERY will show a series made by Linelle Deunk in collaboration with the MARIE-STELLA-MARIS Foundation and GUP Magazine.
MARIE-STELLA-MARIS and GUP Magazine have started a structural partnership to focus on the clean drinking water projects MARIE-STELLA-MARIS supports.
They have joined forces in the search for art photographers to facilitate the artist in making autonomous work during a visit to one of the drinking water projects of the MARIE-STELLA-MARIS Founda… more
Tiane Doan na Champassak (1973), a French photographer of Asian descent, currently based in Provence, was first recognized for his documentary work (Agence Vu) before exploring a more artistic approach. His current photography is driven by a fascination for gender identity issues, revealing a decidedly aesthetic sensibility. Pushing his work to the point of abstraction and fascinated by acts of faith demonstrations and the question of identity, he continues to explore many aspects of human creat… more
Vanitas in Photography
In the early days of photography, exposure times were very long, making static objects the ideal subject matter for the pioneers of the medium. However, as the technology developed, the fascination for capturing the still life has remained. While a still life can look deceptively simple, it is one of the most difficult types of art for a photographer to achieve. It requires a keen sense of lighting, as well as great compositional skills. The true test of a great artist thus lies in the creatio… more
Kahmann Gallery is proud to present the work of the renowned photographer Frank Ockenfels 3 (US, 1960). This exhibition will be a premiere for both Ockenfels and Kahmann Gallery, as it will be the first time that his work will be exhibited in an European gallery.
Ockenfels is one of the most sought-after portrait photographers in America. His portraits of such diverse personalities as Barack Obama, Hilary Clinton, Kurt Cobain, David Bowie, Tom Waits and Martin Scorcese have appeared in leading … more
Kahmann Gallery is pleased to invite you to the opening of the group exhibition "New York, New York" featuring the works of Walker Evans, William Klein, Arnold Newman, Helen Levitt, Ralph Gibson, Barry Kornbluh, Duane Michals, Maura Sullivan and Nathan Harger.
Kahmann Gallery is one of the leading galleries in the field of vintage photography in the Netherlands and houses an impressive collection of photographs by visionary artists from the past. However, Kahmann Gallery also focu… more
Sarah Mei Herman’s intimate portraits exude a feeling of desire, a longing for physical closeness with others. Yet they also portray a sense of loss, that which might be lost. Herman is fascinated by the things between people that are hard to put into words: an exceptional power of attraction or an inexplicable capacity for intimacy. Herman’s subjects are enclosed by an immediate physical or emotional tension that is deeply touching. The tension is bolstered by a stillness that … more
Kahmann Gallery is one of the leading galleries in the field of vintage photography in the Netherlands and houses an impressive collection of vintage photos by visionary artists like André Kertesz, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Sanne Sannes and Gerard Fieret. However, Kahmann Gallery also focuses its attention on the contemporary visionaries, who have a timeless and unique quality in their work and are producing the potential masterpieces of the future.
In the exhibition The Old Man & Th… more
Kahmann Gallery is proud to present the sales exhibition of the world renowned American photographer Ralph Gibson (1939, USA) as a special collaboration with Duncan Meeder, owner of Foto Henny Hoogeveen/ Leica and Transcontinenta to celebrate the launch of Gibson’s latest book Mono. Kahmann Gallery will have the worldwide premiere of this exhibition, which will open on December 12 and which will travel in 2014 on to all five continents.
Ralph Gibson’s love affair with Leica sta… more
Travel has been a thankful subject for many photographers since the invention of the medium more than 150 years ago. In the exhibition Voyage, with which Kahmann Gallery will open the new gallery season, five photographers who have their own unique and contemporary interpretation of the concept of travel are brought together: Lonneke van der Palen (NL, 1985), Katrien Vermeire (BE, 1979), Annick Ligtermoet (NL, 1983), Helena van den Enden (NL, 1964) and Takeshi Shikama (JP, 1948).
Taking a trip… more
Kahmann Gallery is proud to present the work of American photographer Jock Sturges (1947) as a special collaboration with Foto Henny Hoogeveen to celebrate the launch of Sturges’ book The Rollei Project.
Jock Sturges is one of the most celebrated photographers of our time, having made a mark in the past four decades with his serene nude portraits. His large format images often harken back to the classical style of photography and painting from the late nineteenth and early twentieth ce… more
The dual exhibition of Carla van de Puttelaar and Mona Kuhn with more than 30 works will give an extensive insight into the work of two of the most renowned figures in contemporary photography. Both Kuhn and Van de Puttelaar have a distinct individual view on classic themes like nude, portrait and nature photography.
Mona Kuhn (São Paulo, 1969) is widely praised as one of the most important photographers working today. Through her extreme intimacy, her technical skills and her knowl… more
Kahmann Gallery is proud to present, as part of the bilateral Netherlands-Russia year 2013, an exhibition of the Russian Photographer Alexander Gronsky.
Since 2011 director Yvonne Feil has worked tirelessly to form an exchange between Kahmann Gallery and a Russian gallery. Together with Perspectiva Art, an organisation which promotes Russian photography in Europe, she has made a collaboration between Kahmann Gallery and Grinbery Gallery Moscow happen. The exchange between Kahmann Gallery and Gr… more
Kahmann Gallery proudly presents the first dual exhibition of Rutger ten Broeke and Linelle Deunk, bringing together two generations of photography. This exhibition will show that their work has more in common than just absence of colour. In both their works there is a sense of timelessness and placelessness, asking nothing of the viewer but to enjoy the image as it is.
RUTGER TEN BROEKE (Arnhem,1944) is a key figure in the development of photography in the Netherlands, both in commercial and… more
Kahmann Gallery presents the highlights of the last year, including: Albert Watson (U.K., 1942)André Kertész (Hungary, 1894 - 1985)Anne Geene (The Netherlands, 1983)Annick Ligtermoet (The Netherlands, 1983)Antoine D’Agata (France, 1961)Ata Kandó (Hungary, 1913)Barry Kornbluh (U.S.A., 1952)Bill Brandt (Germany, 1904 - 1983)Carla van de Puttelaar (The Netherlands, 1967)Christien Jaspars (The Netherlands, 1964)Ed van der Elsken (The Netherlands, 1925 - 1990)Eikoh Hosoe (J… more
Kahmann Gallery proudly presents the work of photographer Antoine d'Agata. This sale exhibition starts September 8, directly after the exhibition at the Fotomuseum Den Haag. D'Agata focuses mostly on the dark side of society. His raw photos are as troubling and brooding, as they are lyrical and beautiful. Kahmann Gallery will exhibit 20 works that, in contrast to earlier exhibitions, form a very calm and serene exhibition. Not only will we show recent works, but also icons from d&rsqu… more
Kahmann Gallery proudly presents ‘Fresh View’, an exhibition featuring the work of four photographers who recently joined the gallery. ‘Fresh View’ is an exhibition of portraits only, where each photographer takes a different approach to this classic theme. The photographers:Blommers & Schumm Anuschka Blommers (1969) and Niels Schumm (1969) started working together ten years ago and today are a very successful (fashion) photography duo. Their work is about people. Th… more
Kahmann Gallery is proud to present a solo exhibition of Willem Diepraam. Last December, Willem Diepraam donated approximately 800 of his own photographs to the photography collection of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. The selection contains the most important part of his production, created between 1960 and 2010.The fact that Diepraam’s photo’s are now amongst the works of so many great artists is an honour and recognition for this photographer, who has created a beautiful oeuvre. Par… more
Kahmann Gallery is proud to present the work of Machiel Botman in a solo exhibition that celebrates the release of his third book “One Tree” (Nazraeli Press). The photographs in “One Tree” are very intimate and poetic. They all carry Botman’s well known signature.The exhibition in Kahmann Gallery contains a selection of silverprints, hand printed by Botman himself. We will be showing a few of the dummies that are also an important part of Botman’s working proc… more
LEONIE HAMPTON - PURCHASANGER, TENDERNESS AND JOY 8 September – 17 November 2011 Kahmann Gallery proudly presents the work of our new photographer Leonie Hampton - Purchas (1978).Leonie Hampton - Purchas is fascinated by the different ways people relate to each other within the formal structure of the family. She has photographed numerous idiosyncratic families in different parts of the world. Hampton’s photography celebrates the intimate moments of tenderness and private scenes of c… more
Albert Watson – I observe20 may – 9 july 2011 Kahmann Gallery is proud to present an exhibition with the work of Albert Watson. We have made a selection of 30 black and white images, all icons in photography.Albert Watson (1942) is a Scottish photographer, based in New York. He is well known for his fashion, celebrity and art photography and his work is featured in galleries and museums worldwide. He has shot over 100 covers of Vogue around the world and 40 covers of Rolling Stone m… more
Kahmann Gallery is pleased to announce the solo exhibitionEIKOH HOSOE“IRRATIONALITY”March 11 – May 10 2011Eikoh Hosoe (Japan, 1933) is undoubtedly among the most important masters of photography since World War II. He is known for his psychologically charged images, often exploring subjects such as death, erotic obsession and irrationality. Kahmann Gallery is proud to present a retrospective of 25 beautiful black and white silver prints. Hosoe graduated from “The Tokyo Co… more
TALENTS OF THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF ARTStuart Bailes | Noemie Goudal | Darren Harvey-Regan | Sarah Mei Herman | Lauren WinsorDecember 17th 2010 – February 19th 2010Kahmann Gallery proudly presents “Talents of the Royal College of Art,” which showcases works by five recent graduates of the prestigious London institution’s photography master program. During their studies, the photographers evolved artistically and each have come to exhibit a strong vision, a… more
“From Blue To Blue”
The work of New York based fine art photographer Martien Mulder (1971, NL) will be represented by Kahmann Gallery from September 2010. The exhibition “From Blue To Blue” highlights 10 years of personal work.
Mulder’s colorpalette is very specific, and some of her photographs could be considered monotones. This gives them a quiet strength. She is a minimalist, but her images are sober in a warm and accessible manner. She enjoys … more
‘As it may be’
A little girl stands in the forest, listening to the sound of the wind in the trees. Why? Is she waiting for her father to come home? Did her sister call her there?
This is; ‘As it May be’.
A solo-exhibition with photographs from the New York- based artist, Maura Sullivan (1971). Sullivan makes short movies in a single photograph. You can search for the meaning, the words, the tension, to try to explain the story. But not searching for a d… more
Photo works by Schilte & Portielje
9 March - 1 May 2010
Kahmann Gallery is proud to present the work of artist duo Schilte & Portielje.
A surrealist world, located in the area of tension between photography, drawing and painting. A world inhabited by graceful, dreamlike and audacious creatures. This is the world of Schilte & Portielje.
The figures who play the lead role in the duo's photographic works are characterised by the mystery that surrounds them; a sort of intangibility, … more
A collection of contemporary and vintage photographs
A collection of contemporary and vintage photographs
Kahmann Gallery presents a wonderful selection of both vintage and contemporary photographs from all artist represented by the gallery. Together they are a perfect embodiment of the heartbeat of the Kahmann Gallery and prove of its unique identity established since the foundation in 2004.
Although quite different in age, meaning, content and technique, all works presented have a single thing in common: their origin in the creative sp… more
Gerard Fieret (The Haque 1924 - 2009)
The Netherlands has lost a great artist. A poet, a designer, but first of all, a photographer. Gerard Fieret passed away last January at the respectable age of 85. Kahmann Gallery is proud to present a tribute to his work.
Fieret's photographic works have long been underestimated. Fortunately this seems to be changing. Words of appreciation mark the articles written about the photographer, such as the cover article in the renowned American m… more
In the group show 'CLOSE' Kahmann Gallery presents work of four pronounced and distinctive photographers. The common denominator is a kind of intimacy, all photographers stay close to themselves. They leave little space between elements or parts. All in their own remarkable way.
Maura Sullivan (USA 1973) is intrigued by what is taking place behind the scenes, underneath the skin. Her images are like the torn out pages of a made up book. Sullivan explores the feelings we all share about fear, l… more
94-years old Helen Levitt is still living in New York, where she worked as a photographer for 70 years. She started her career observing and photographing children in the poorer neighbourhoods, in search for the poetry of daily life. Levitt works like a choreographer; the streets are her theatre, the people her actors. Her photos resemble small plays in which movement, rhythm, form and colour contemplate each other. She photographs daily life in an inventive and humorous way, occasions casual fo… more
In the early years of 1900 the Salons de Photographie in Paris were exceptional gatherings. Chic Paris was pampered in beautiful mansions with only one focus: photography, the medium of the future. More than a hundred years later, HUP Gallery continuous this extraordinary tradition and shows a selection of very special photography. Prints from just after the beginning of photography between 1840 and 1850 until the illustrious photo’s of Gerard Fieret. Work from Henri Cartier-Bresson till Rober… more
HUP Gallery has the privilege to present the first solo exhibition, since 1967, of photographer Sanne Sannes.
After almost four decades of obscurity, a unique collection from the oeuvre of the Dutch photographer Sanne Sannes (1937-1967) comes to light again. That this collection of rare vintage work from the Sannes Estate (curator Rob Sannes) shall again be available for an international market is an opportunity for Dutch photography.
About the photographer:
Sannes, during his brief photograph… more
5, 6 en 7 september 2008
HUP Gallery presents 'The New Generation':
four talented photographers; Sofie van Dam, Beatrice Jansen, Sofie Knijff en Isabella Rozendaal.
HUP Gallery mostly shows work of established photographers. Many times we have been asked about the star of the future. That's why we decided to organise a weekend in which we show the work of four very talented photographers. This weekend is the perfect chance to buy the work of the future stars, photographe… more
HUP gallery Amsterdam is very proud of its' retrospective of the best works from the oeuvre of photographers Ata Kandó and Eva Besnyö.
Hungary was the country where both Ata Kandó (1913) and Eva Besnyö (1910-2003) have their roots. They first met in 1952 and from that moment the two became best friends. Ata and Eva always hoped to do an exhibit together. We are very pleased that we now can make that a reality. Both women have had a great influence on photography and the fact they were best … more