Between September 18, 2020 and January 24, 2021, the Stifung Reinbeckhallen Sammlung für Gegenwartskunst (Foundation Reinbeckhallen Collection for Contemporary Art) will present »Berlin, 1945–2000: A Photographic Subject« at the Reinbeckhallen. It is also part of the EMOP Berlin – European Month of Photography in October 2020.
Curated by Candice M. Hamelin, the exhibition examines how German and international photographers captured Berlin—East, West, and unified—between the immediate postwar years and the end of the twentieth century. It includes photographs and photographic series by 23 photographers who took Berlin as their subject and, on occasion, the inspiration for their work. Belonging to the genres of documentary, street, architectural, conceptual, portrait, and experimental photography, their photographs—taken for magazines, photobooks, thesis projects, artistic ends, and private use—draw attention to the …
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Image caption: Maria Sewcz – ohne Titel, aus der Serie inter esse, Berlin, 1985–1987, Silbergelatineabzug (Vintage), 40 x 50 cm, © Maria Sewcz