until 26.09. |#2868ARTatBerlin | Galerie Dittmar shows from September 12, 2020, the exhibition “New York” with works of the artist Horst Schäfer, as well as a book presentation of the revised and expanded new edition with a cabinet exhibition.
Horst Schäfer, born in 1932, emigrated to New York in 1961 in view of the importance of the USA for press photography. He became an early employee of the New York office of Agence France-Press (AFP) and gained access to the important press agencies and trade magazines. Works and series appear in Newsweek, Harper’s Bazaar, Life, Fortune, among others.
First major contribution in 1962 in US Camera, 1964 exhibition of “Architectural Views” at Rockefeller Center, followed by several photo reportages in the New York Times. In 1968 he was named “Outstanding Press Photographer of the Year 1968”. After returning to Germany in 1980, resumption of agency work. The magazine Nike.
European Photograph publishes a large-format special issue on Horst Schäfer in 1994. In 1996 a comprehensive exhibition is held in the art collections of the Veste Coburg and in 1997 in the Neue Sammlung Munich. The publication is awarded the “Sappi European Book Printer of the Year Award”. In 2012 Edition Dittmar, Berlin, published a 168-page book on the New York photographs of Horst Schäfer. This publication now appears in a completely revised new edition.
Soft opening: Saturday, September 12, 2020 from 2 p.m.
Exhibition dates: Saturday, September 12 – Saturday, September 26, 2020To the Gallery
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