Exhibitions at Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art
The boundaries of staging and reality have always been in a tense relationship in Thomas Wrede's photography. Landscapes are his main subject: here he is concerned with constructions that he seeks out in nature or that he recreates, as in his series of Real Landscapes. The former began with one of his earliest series Samsö from the 1990s: mountains of plastic sheets on the Danish island of the same name, which develop an oppressive beauty in nature in atmospheric black-and-white photo… more
BECK & EGGELING is presenting the exhibition "Leiermann" (Organ-Grinder) with the series of the same name by photo artist Matthias Schaller. Parallel to the exhibition, the NRW-Forum of the Museum Kunstpalast is showing "Portrait", a wide-ranging overview of Matthias Schaller's photo-series.
Magnificent mirrors, reflecting parts of the interior, characterize the image subject of Matthias Schaller's photographic series "Leiermann". These mirrors, ho… more
Works by Walter Gropius, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Rudolf Schindler, Addenda-Architects, among
others, have incited Joachim Brohm to reflect on the metamorphoses of Modernism through the medium of photography.
Works of Modernism are constantly being interpreted, reinterpreted, indeed collected and stored away. Modernist architecture is being renovated, redesigned, torn down, reconstructed. Original functions and purposes are thus being altered, occasionally forgotten, but sometimes even optimis… more
At this year’s Duesseldorf Photo Weekend, Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art will present – following on the successful survey exhibition "Thomas Wrede. Sceneries" at the Von Der Heydt Kunsthalle in Wuppertal last year – a retrospective-leaning exhibition of Thomas Wrede’s most popular works on the subject of landscape and nature, as well as new works.
Everything is a question of perspective. The realization that perspective influences perception, a… more
Graduates and master students of the class of Joachim Brohm, HGB Leipzig / AbsolventInnen und MeisterschülerInnen der Klasse Joachim Brohm, HGB Leipzig
Photography is the most popular image medium of our times: posted, liked and quickly forgotten again.
Artistic practice is its polar opposite. An engagement with reality through the medium of photography inevitably demands working on an image, starting with its construction. An image comes into being not only in the moment of exposure, but rather acquires significance and creates new relationships through time, circulation, and form. The positions from the class of Prof. Joachim Brohm at the… more
David Lynch, Katharina Grosse, Jörg Immendorff, Dennis Hopper, Ringo Starr – stars from the worlds of film, fashion, music, and art – Michael Dannenmann has portrayed them all.
The power of his expressive portraits lies in the photographer's sense of how to capture what is essential about a human being in a second, how to let something personal shine through. The images are a skillful interplay of planning and spontaneity. He only creates a setting and leaves his sitter… more
Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art is presenting the work of the international pioneer of video art, Fabrizio Plessi, for the first time at the Düsseldorf Photo Weekend 2017 in two exhibitions. Both exhibitions focus on the natural element of water that is the central theme of his artistic work.
The exhibition "Utopia Liquida", with selected photographs from the 1970s, gives insight into Plessi's early creative phase in which he already began to develop water as t… more
Beck & Eggeling is presenting Lucien Clergue's series Les Gitanes. A selection of vintage prints will be on display alongside signed modern prints in different formats.
In the 1950s and 60s, Lucien Clergue took photographs of the Gitanes on their annual pilgrimage to Sarah Kalyi, the Gypsies' patron saint. The aim of the trip was the small coastal village of Les Saintes-Maries de la Mer in the Camargue, which was pulsating with music and dance. In his black and white photographs… more
Galerie Johannes Faber (Vienna) at Beck & Eggeling
Born 1915 in Saarbrücken, Otto Steinert began taking photographs at the young age of 14. Until 1947 he practised as a doctor and at the same time he worked intensively with photography without ever having received a professional training. He was an amateur in the best sense of the word, started teaching photography in 1948 and from 1959 until his death in 1978 lectured at the Folkwang-School in Essen. In 1949, a working group for "free photography" was formed and named fotofor… more
Beck & Eggeling presents an exhibition of current works by Joachim Brohm on the occasion of the 'Duesseldorf Photo Weekend 2015'.
The exhibition 'Not a House' will show a variety of new and individual photographs created since 2012. They do not relate to a particular thematic or serial context. The subjects of these photographs are buildings, places and things which in time or space derive from different sources but which we often come across in everyday life. Thro… more
"Typology 1979" is the title of Joachim Brohm’s (*1955) most recent monographic book published by MACK/London. The artist also chose to give the same retrospective title to a series of photographs he took in 1979 while studying at the Folkwang Hochschule in Essen. At the time, black and white photography was commonly accepted as the standard amongst European artists, while first articles about documentary colour photography in the US were being published for a specialized aud… more
Zwischen Sehnsucht und Debakel
Beck & Eggeling is proud to present new photographic works by Thomas Wrede from his series „Real Landscapes“ in the context of the 'Duesseldorf Photo Weekend 2014'.
Not least through the previous three solo exhibitions at Beck & Eggeling Thomas Wrede already counts as an established position to the Duesseldorf photography scene. His large format, quiet, but also dramatic landscape photographs fascinate in a particular way, as the observer i… more
Brohm/Ottersbach - Culatra/Areal
The project Culatra/Areal was born out of an intense dialogue between two artists. When Joachim Brohm and Heribert Ottersbach first had the idea of collaborating in June 2007, they had known and appreciated each other's work for many years. Both were intrigued by a certain aspect of the other's oeuvre: Ottersbach by Brohm's Areal series of photogtaphs, Brohm by Ottersbach's Culatra paintings.
Brohm works in the great tradition of American photographers devoted … more
We cordially invite you to the opening of our exhibition 'Manhattan/ Picture Worlds' by the photographic artist Thomas Wrede on Thursday, 5th of March 2009 at 7pm on Bilker Straße 4-6.
With this series, never before shown publicly, the artist succeeds once again in expressing the subject of ambiguity. During six years Thomas Wrede took photographs of huge billboards in the New Yorker district of Manhattan, which for him constitute significant architectural elements of this fast moving metro… more
Ab dem 16. Oktober 2008 zeigt Ursula Schulz-Dornburg (*1938) drei Werkzyklen Ihrer konzeptionellen Fotografie in unseren new quarters.
"Reisen ist für die in Düsseldorf lebende Künstlerin nicht nur Bedingung für ihre Fotografie sie ist zugleich Reflexion über das Reisen, über die Bewegung, Bewegung des Menschen und der Erde. Ihre Orte sind einsame Orte weit ab von der technisierten Welt, die sie nicht beiläufig findet, sondern mit einem literarisch zu nennenden Konzept aufsucht, um sie m… more
For the first time in Europe, Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art will be exhibiting the work by American Photojournalist Lawrence Schiller (1936, Brooklyn New York).
Throughout the 60's Schiller photographed its icons, actors, artists, musicians and politicians: a sleeping Robert Kennedy on a plane, Barbara Streisand buying art in her hotel room or Mohammed Ali boxing. Schiller was always at the right place at the right time. His pictures were featured in the most influential magazines thro… more