Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Germany: Peter Lindbergh - Untold Stories

Untold Stories is the first ever survey exhibition curated by Peter Lindbergh himself.

Linda Evangelista, Michaela Bercu and Kirsten Owen, Pont-à-Mousson, 1988 © Peter Lindbergh (courtesy Peter Lindbergh, Paris)

Born in 1944 and raised in Duisburg, the German photographer spent two years working on an uncompromising collection of 140 photographs that will shed an unusual light on his colossal oeuvre, spanning from the early 1980’s to the present day.

The exhibition offers an extensive, first-hand look at images that are usually short-lived, being mostly commissioned by monthly fashion magazines such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Interview, Rolling Stone or W Magazine. Lindbergh’s comprehension of fashion photography is that it can – and should – exist very well without putting fashion in the center. His images transcend their own context, becoming part of contemporary culture and photographic history. Untold Stories celebrates the legacy of Peter Lindbergh, who passed away in September 2019, while showcasing this master’s highly personal approach to fashion photography.

An exhibition of the Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, in cooperation with the Peter Lindbergh Studio and with further venues at Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt and MADRE in Naples.

Karen Elson, Los Angeles, 1997 © Peter Lindbergh (Courtesy Peter Lindbergh, Paris)  
Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany: Website

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Do you think that photography can help raise awareness about Climate Change ?

Global climate change is evident and has noticeable effects on the environment. It affects all regions of the world. The polar ice caps are melting and the level of the oceans is rising. In some regions, extreme weather events and precipitation are becoming more frequent, while others are facing increasingly extreme heat waves and droughts. Many plants and animal species are endangered. Some terrestrial, freshwater and marine species have already moved to new territories. Plants and animals will be in serious danger of extinction if the average temperature of the planet continues to rise uncontrollably.

Scepticism is a significant barrier to public engagement when we should all act as one. But if facts and words don't curve their little trust in what they are told, can an image make a difference?

We asked renowned and committed photographers the same simple question:
Do you think that photography can help raise awareness about Climate Change?

Discover their personal and heartfelt answers as well as their astounding images to convey their message. 

Read the first article here

Photo Ed kashi/ VII Photo Agency

Read the second article here

Photo Ragnar Axelsson

Read all the articles on All About Photo: www.all-about-photo.com