The galleries in Berlin are currently closed to visitors until further notice in order to help contain the spread of the coronavirus. Stay healthy, STAY AT HOME, and enjoy exploring the artworks digitally here on PiB! ps: Also follow PiB on Instagram for the upcoming takeovers by gallerists & artists!
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Permanent Exhibition / Private Collection

»Lothar Wolleh Raum 3 – Atmospheres of Imagination«

Lothar Wolleh

With ‘Atmospheres of Imagination’, Lothar Wolleh Raum presents a key selection of Lothar Wolleh’s colour photography. On show are works from the years 1962–1979, with a focus on the photographer’s abstract pieces.

In 1965 Lothar Wolleh published “The Second Vatican Council”, a complex photo project in book form. This project marked the onset of an experimental approach to photography, exploring the fine line between figuration and abstraction. Until his death in 1979, Wolleh created such works, focussing on the properties and the spiritual meaning of colour and light.

A picture is only beautiful if it does not remind you of a picture at all: otherwise it is an illustration.’

These words, quoted in Wolleh’s diary, seem to be the root of his new photographic venture. Lothar Wolleh Raum is dedicated to the work of photographer Lothar Wolleh (Berlin, 1930 – London, 1979).

Framework program

Monday, Sep 28, 2020, 6:30 pm
Opening Reception
with an introduction by Antoon Melissen, curator. Held in German.

Every Wednesday & Saturday in October at 4 pm
Guided Tours
Held in German. Registration: moc.h1603501900ellow1603501900-raht1603501900ol@tc1603501900atnoc1603501900

Monday, Dec 12, 2020, 6:30 pm

Part of EMOP Berlin – European Month of Photography 2020
Oct 1 — 31, 2020
Lothar Wolleh Raum

Sep 29 — Dec 12, 2020
Opening Reception: Monday, Sep 28, 6:30 pm
+ Framework program: please see above

Linienstraße 83a, 10119 Berlin
[District: Mitte | Borough: Mitte]

Opening hours: Daily 3 – 6 pm

Admission free

Preceding exhibition at Lothar Wolleh Raum

Ensuing exhibition


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