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Group Exhibition

»True Pictures?«

From Document to Concept. Positions of Contemporary Photography from the USA

Erica Baum | Ingeborg Gerdes | Owen Gump | Rebecca Hackemann | Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili

Curated by Barbara Hofmann-Johnson, Director Museum für Photographie Braunschweig.
In collaboration with Sprengel Museum Hannover and Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg.

The group exhibition »True Pictures? From Document to Concept. Positions of Contemporary Photography from the USA« at Museum für Photographie Braunschweig is the first of an exhibition series in collaboration with Sprengel Museum Hannover and Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg presenting an overview on contemporary photography from Canada and the USA from September 2021 – April 2022.

Works by Erica Baum, Owen Gump, Ingeborg Gerdes, Rebecca Hackemann and Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili can be seen at Museum für Photographie Braunschweig. They reveal references to important artistic developments in North American photography in the 20th Century arriving at new content and individual visual languages in the 21st century.

Detail of/aus: Ingeborg Gerdes, 'Kodak, Mexican Hat', Utah, 1989, Gelatin Silver Print © Ingeborg L. Gerdes Trust
Owen Gump, 'County Road, Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge', Nevada, 2020, Pigment Print on Baryta Paper, Courtesy BQ Berlin © Owen Gump
Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvilli, 'I like America and America likes me', 2020, Pigment Print, Courtesy the artist, LC Queisser, Tbilisi and galerie frank elbaz, Paris © Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvilli
Erica Baum, 'Worry (Patterns)‘, 2019, Pigment Print, Leihgabe Sammlung SVPL | Courtesy the artist, Klemm’s. Berlin, und markus lüttgen galerie Düsseldorf © Erica Baum
Rebecca Hackemann, 'The Sound Gewurschtl (Nostalgia Technika)', 2018, wet collodion photogram © Rebecca Hackemann

Framework program

The exhibition series is accompanied by a comprehensive program with guided tours and lectures, artist talks, concerts and a reading.

More information about the exhibitions and the program also on:
photomuseum.de | kunstmuseum.de | sprengel-museum.de

To the joint accompanying program

‘True Pictures? From Document to Concept. Positions of Contemporary Photography from the USA | Museum für Photographie Braunschweig + Sprengel Museum Hannover + Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg
In collaboration with:
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg & Sprengel Museum Hannover
Museum für Photographie Braunschweig

Sep 11 — Dec 5, 2021
Opening Reception: Friday, Sep 10, 1 – 9 pm / welcome 7 pm
+ Framework program: please see above

Helmstedter Straße 1 · 38102 Braunschweig

Opening hours: Tue – Fri 1 – 6 pm, Sat & Sun 11 am – 6 pm

Admission: 3,50 € / reduced 2,00 €. Free admission every first Thursday of the month.

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