Exhibition With an Eye on Germany

Cologne train station Photo (detail): © David Beckers

Sat, 04/06/2019 -
Sat, 04/27/2019

Goethe Pop Up Kansas City

Goethe in the Crossroads
1914 Main Street
64108 Kansas City, MO

A Photo Exhibition

An exhibition from local photographer David Beckers featuring photographs from the Rhine and Lower Rhine area. With familial ties to Germany, Beckers‘ exhibition documents an American’s journey to connect with his heritage over multiple visits to the country. Focusing on the details and minutiae of everyday life, With an Eye on Germany emphasizes the idea that by exploring universal commonalities and avoiding the temptation to sightsee, one can better reconnect with their roots.
 
A fourth generation German-American, Beckers‘ photography is inspired by the work of documentary photographers such as Walker Evans, Alfred Eisenstadt, Gary Winogrand, and Baldwin Lee. He currently lives and works in Kansas City as a commercial photographer and designer.

Opening hours: Tuesday through Saturday 12–6pm.


 

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