Events

Look at Me! Women's portraits of the 1980s. In the permanent exhibition Photo: Cami Stone, Ohne Titel, 1920-1930 © Rechtsnachfolger*in unbekannt

Look at Me! Women's portraits of the 1980s. In the permanent exhibition

April 7, 2021 - August 2, 2021

Look at Me! Women's portraits of the 1980s. In the permanent exhibition Photo: Cami Stone, Ohne Titel, 1920-1930 © Rechtsnachfolger*in unbekannt
Favorite Email to a friend

Contact Data

Venue
Address
Alte Jakobstraße 124-128
10969 Berlin
Germany

Description

The 24 works in “Look at Me! Women’s Portraits from the 1920s” reveal a diversity of practices in portrait photography in Berlin during the period: conventional and modernist portraits shot in commercial studios are on show alongside artistic and experimental photography and collage.

This display draws on portraits of women taken in photography studios between 1920 and 1930 by, among others, Steffi Brandl, Carry & Nini Hess, Frieda Riess and Cami Stone. The art historian Lothar Brieger reproduced them in his book on “The Contemporary Female Face” (1930), where he argued that the faces of professional women were changing. He supported his case with 71 photographs of female celebrities, such as actors and scientists, and women from other walks of life. 18 vintage photographs that served Brieger as copy are contrasted in this display with six experimental works by artists such as Marta Asfalck-Vietz and Hannah Höch.

Artists: Marta Astfalck-Vietz, Marta Astfalck-Vietz and Heinz Hajek-Halke, Steffi Brandl, Ernst Förster, Atelier Gerstenberg (fr. Dührkoop), Raoul Hausmann, Carry & Nini Hess, Hannah Höch, Richard Kauffmann, Frieda Riess, Atelier Stone, Cami Stone, Otto Kurt Vogelsang and Dr. Peter Weller

Event Times

When
April 7, 2021 - August 2, 2021

Categories

Creative Sector
Photography
close
close