Witnessing History: A tribute to the most important photojournalists
ELLIOTT ERWITT North Carolina, 1950
© ELLIOTT ERWITT, Magnum Photos / Courtesy of CAMERA WORK Gallery
Selected works from the renowned collection of CAMERA WORK AG and images of photographers that CAMERA WORK Gallery has represented for many years provide insight into nearly 80 years of world events. The exhibition presents works by Eddie Adams, Thomas Billhardt, Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Michel Comte, Elliott Erwitt, Rolf Gillhausen, Ernst Haas, Thomas Hoepker, Dorothea Lange, Robert Lebeck, Neil Leifer, Will McBride, Ruth Orkin, Robert Polidori, Jürgen Schadeberg, Steve Schapiro, William C. Shrout, Pete Souza, and David Yarrow, among others.
THOMAS BILLHARDT Nikita Chruschtschow und Walter Ulbricht Berlin, 1963 © THOMAS BILLHARDT / Courtesy of CAMERA WORK Gallery
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from March 19, 2021
Tusday - Saturday
11 - 18
was founded in 1997 in Berlin, and has since then become one of the worldwide leading galleries for photography. With its historically coined gallery name, the gallery has always followed the philosophy to represent, next to world famous classic photographers such as Diane Arbus, Richard Avedon, Patrick Demarchelier, Helmut Newton, Irving Penn, Man Ray, Herb Rios, and Albert Watson young and contemporary artists to manifest the position of photography as an independent genre within visual art and to give room to new positions. CAMERA WORK exclusively represents many prominent contemporary artists in Germany, Europe, and around the world such as David Yarrow, David Drebin, Jean-Baptiste Huynh, Russell James, Robert Polidori, Eugenio Recuenco, Maritn Schoeller, and Christian Tagliavini. CAMERA WORK regularly participates in the major international photography and art fairs, such as Art Central Hong Kong, Zona Maco in Mexico City, Paris Photo, and Photo London.
In 2020, CAMERA WORK established CAMERA WORK Virtual Gallery—an innovative, high quality online gallery where art collectors and art lovers can experience exclusive exhibitions here
CAMERA WORK AG founded in 2001, owns one of the world’s most extensive and high-quality private photography collections with numerous vintage works by the most famous photographers of the 19th century up to the present. Beyond emphases on fashion, nude, and portrait photography, CAMERA WORK also focuses on the genres architecture and still life. From 2006 to 2019, CAMERA WORK presented THE KENNEDYS museum in Berlin, Germany.
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