Photographer Julian Faulhaber likes to wander the streets of night-time Berlin looking for his subjects. He sees what most people don't: a lonely filling station, for example. Most of his photos are devoid of people.
The German-Jewish Blumenfeld was one of the mid 20th-century's most sought-after fashion photographers. But his work is more than glitz and glamour. An Amsterdam show highlights how avant-garde art played into his work.
The show "World in Transition. Art of the 1920s" at Hamburg's Bucerius Kunst Forum mixes New Objectivity paintings and New Vision photographs. The artists, many scarred by WWI, sought to portray the world as it was.
Using herself as model, American photographer Cindy Sherman critiques our contemporary views of identity and the role of women in society. She is being honored with the 2019 Max Beckmann Prize in Frankfurt.
She wrote radical Expressionist poetry, won the Kleist Prize and cultivated an eccentric, outsider persona in Berlin. 150 years after her birth, it's time to rediscover German-Jewish poet and artist Else Lasker-Schüler.
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