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Wackerbarth: heimat.nrw

17/09 - 30/10/2016

Retrospective | Home| Red Couch worldwide

For over 30 years Horst Wackerbarth has been bringing a piece of home to the world, by photographing people on his red couch. Now he’s returning to his actual home town, together with his legendary piece of furniture. The NRW-Forum is dedicating an extensive retrospective to his twelve red couch projects, as well as showcasing unseen portraits of his series called heimat.nrw.  

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Horst Wackerbarth: Jacques Tilly, Düsseldorf, 2016


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Bling Bling Baby!

19/11/16 - 15/01/17

Photography | Fashion | Art & Kitch

The new, colourful world of photography: From Glam Fashion to nature poems, from the ironic representation to pop portraits. The international group exhibition that includes stars such as David LaChapelle and Pierre et Gilles presents a fascinating canon of images which celebrate the artificial and do not shy away from kitsch.

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Autio 008 Media

gute aussichten - junge deutsche fotografie // new german photography 2016/2017

19/11/2016 – 15/01/2017

Photography | Young talents award 

We will be offering insights into the future of the medium and will be presenting the best works of a new generation of photographers:  For the first time the opening exhibition for the most important award for new photographers will be taking place in Düsseldorf.

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.ftlbr #4: Simon Menner: Terror Komplex, 2016

.ftlbr #4: Simon Menner "Terror Komplex"

19/11/2016 – 15/01/2017

On the occasion of the fourth and provisionally last issue of the exhibtion series .ftlbr (photo lab) Berlin Based photographer Simon Menner deals with questions raised by the medial in-/visibility of current, global confilcts.

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Horst Wackerbarth Katalog Heimat Nrw

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