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Solo Exhibition

»Chasing Dreams«

Erwin Blumenfeld

Under the title ‘Chasing Dreams’ Chaussee 36 Photography presents one of Berlin’s great photographers: Erwin Blumenfeld.

In collaboration with the Erwin Blumenfeld Estate and the legendary Howard Greenberg Gallery in New York, around 40 of Blumenfeld’s photographic studies and experimental depictions of the female body will be shown. These range from his surrealist nudes from the Paris period (1936–1941) to his graphic and illustrative works from the 1940s and 1950s, after the artist emigrated to the USA. The solo exhibition thus presents the broad artistic repertoire of Blumenfeld’s vision of the female nude, while providing exquisite insight into the technical diversity of one of the great photographic icons.

The exhibition combines vintage gelatin silver prints from several collections but a selection of pieces are available for sale. For enquiries, please send an email to: yhpar1639059790gotoh1639059790p.63e1639059790essua1639059790hc@tc1639059790atnoc1639059790

For further details about this exhibition please visit the website of Chaussee 36 Photography!

Framework program

The exhibition is accompanied by a series of demonstrations & workshops on multiple exposure production and solarization – two of the techniques used by Erwin Blumenfeld in his nude photography.
Tutored/led by Björn Albert, held in English and/or German.
Details & Registration

Upcoming dates:
Nov 1 & 15 & 29, 2019, 5 – 7:30 pm:
Demonstration / On the Trail of Multiple Exposure

Nov 2 & 16 & 30, 2019, 1 – 7:30 pm:
Workshop / On the Trail of Multiple Exposure

Nov 8 & 22, 2019, 5 – 7:30 pm:
Demonstration / On the Trail of Solarization

Nov 9 & 23, 2019, 1 – 7:30 pm:
Workshop / On the Trail of Solarization

Simultaneous exhibitions on view at Chaussee 36 Photography:

»Walls Come Tumbling Down!« | Oct 11 — Nov 30, 2019
Olaf Heine »Saudade« | Oct 11 — Nov 10, 2019

Special Opening Hours / 30th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall:

Thursday, November 7, 2019: closed
Friday, November 8: 1 – 6 pm

Comboticket: 7 € / 5 € (reduced)
Saturday, November 9: 12 noon – 6 pm
Ticket for »Walls Come Tumbling Down!« incl. guided tour: 3 €
The exhibitions »Saudade« and »Chasing Dreams« are closed on November 9.
Sunday, November 10: 1 – 6 pm
Comboticket: 7 € / 5 € (reduced)

Chaussee 36 Photography

Oct 11 — Nov 30, 2019
Opening Reception: Thursday, Oct 10, 7 – 10 pm


Chausseestraße 36, 10115 Berlin
[District: Mitte | Borough: Mitte]

Opening hours: Thu – Sat 1 – 6 pm

Admission: 7 € / reduced 5 €

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