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Past Exhibition

Contemporary German Photography: Remnants of Authenticity

JUNE 26–SEPTEMBER 6, 1987

The works of the 14 photographers in the exhibition reflect the influence of Conceptual art, semiotics, and other contemporary art practices while building upon techniques and concepts that originated with German avant-garde artists of the 1920s.
Gosbert Adler, Pidder Auberger, Rudolf Bonvie, Joachim Brohm, Walter Dahn, Dorte Eissfeldt, Jean-Francois Guiton, Monika Hasse, Volker Heinze, Astrid Klein, Wilmar Koenig, Dieter Neubert, Thomas Ruff, Michael Schmidt. Curated by Ute Eskildsen of the Museum Folkwang, Essen. The exhibition is organized by the Museum Folkwang, Essen.

The exhibition is supported by generous grants from the institute for Foreign Cultural Relations, Stuttgart, Lufthansa German Airline, and the Anna Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation.