Fascinated by outsiders and subcultures, photographer and documentary filmmaker, Danny Lyon, developed a more subjective and partisan form of reportage.
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Fotomuseum Winterthur (www.fotomuseum.ch) was founded in 1993 and is dedicated to photography as art form and document, and as a representation of reality. Fotomuseum Winterthur is on the one hand an art gallery for photography by contemporary photographers and artists (with exhibitions by Lewis Baltz, William Eggleston, Nan Goldin, Andreas Gursky, Roni Horn, Boris Mikhailov and many others). On the other, the Fotomuseum Winterthur is also a traditional museum for works by 19th and 20th century masters (with exhibitions by Karl Blossfeldt, Bill Brandt, Dorothea Lange, Lisette Model, Albert Renger-Patzsch, August Sander, Charles Sheeler, Edward Weston, Weegee and others). And finally, it is a cultural-historical, sociological museum of applied photography in the fields of industry, architecture, fashion, etc. (with exhibitions on police photography, industrial photography, dam-construction photography, medical photography etc.). These three orientations form the basis of the museum’s exhibition program and accompanying publications and events.
SITUATIONS/Placeholder from #68 to #79 now at Fotomuseum Winterthur.
The latest cluster, launched on 28 May 2016, is Proletariats (SITUATION #39 to 40). This cluster looks at issues of labour from a historical perspective.
A lively installation that features works by Nobuyoshi Araki, Eikō Hosoe, Kazuo Kitai, Daidō Moriyama, Takuma Nakahira, Shōmei Tōmatsu and many more.
The new cluster traces productive moments of (in)stability in the history and contemporary experience of photography/film.
With over 500 record covers, Total Records shows the innovative and artistic interaction between vinyl and photography.
From the vanishing of a person or a social reality to the fading of an image.
As the lifespan of data storage formats decreases, the Internet provides unprecedented modes of production and distribution…
Photographs often seem familiar and understandable, a visual common sense intimately related to our daily lives.
We no longer have a feeling for real distances anymore. Our western world is plugged in 24 hours a day…
As every citizen with a smartphone, laptop or tablet knows, photography is becoming increasingly ‘distributed’. Driven by the vast replicative power of digital algorithms, photographs now move with tremendous speed across a wide variety of devices and platforms. The distinction between the still and the moving image is becoming
Representations of animals are ubiquitous in our culture, from advertising hoardings, to newspapers and television, to hundreds of thousands of images uploaded every day to the internet.
Fotomuseum Winterthur presents the first major retrospective in Europe of the work of Paul Strand (1890–1976), one of the great photographers of the twentieth century. The exhibition reveals the multiplicity of his practice, from his early efforts to secure photography’s position as a modernist art form, to his embrace of film-making, to his important post-war […]
In the mid 1990s the German artist Peter Piller worked at a Hamburg press agency while studying art. His job was to collect clippings and monitor where and how the paid ads of regional advertising clients and companies actually appeared in print.