Photography training in postwar Germany has thrived on what turned out to be a fruitful rivalry between East and West.
„Meine Bilder sind für die Ewigkeit“, bekennt Andreas Gursky anlässlich der Ausstellung in seiner Heimatstadt Düsseldorf vom 23. September 2012 bis 13. Januar 2013.
“Photography has caught on in art and given up its separate existence.” This assertion by critic Klaus Honnef during a panel discussion sums up why it’s become so hard these days to talk about photography in art or, for that matter, art in photography.