Exhibitions at Bernheimer Fine Art Photography
Whether from South America or Central Europe, on land or sea, our Summertime exhibition shows a variety of inspiring vistas, conveyed through different techniques, mediums and materials.
With photographs of German and American scenery using the costly bromoil-print technique, Martin Pudenz harks back to traditions of the 19th century. The unique photographs in the garish sunlight were taken in Germany and the desert landscapes of America, Pudenz was particularly interest in the majestic Sa… more
For the first time Galerie Bernheimer will showcase a cross section of Vanessa von Zitzewitz’s work which consists of a selection of nudes and portraits.
Vanessa von Zitzewiz was born in 1970 in Hamburg and grew up in France, Monaco and the USA. She studied at the renowned “Parsons School of Design” in Paris, where, early on, her artistic talent was discovered and nurtured. Von Zitzewitz gained photographic commissions from fashion and jewellery companies who made use of he… more
Bernheimer Fine Art Photography presents the exhibition HORST P. HORST – FASHION IN COLOUR in the Munich Gallery, Brienner Straße 7.
This is the third exhibition Bernheimer Fine Art Photography have shown in cooperation with the Horst Estate, Miami, but it is the first public exhibition, along with the Retrospective at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, to display colour photographs by the artist. This exhibition also marks Blanca Bernheimer’s appointment to exclusivel… more
Winner: Michael Schmidt
The exhibition features the work of the eleven shortlisted photographers within the fifth cycle of Prix Pictet.
Earlier this year at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Kofi Annan, Honorary President of Prix Pictet, announced that the German photographer Michael Schmidt had won Prix Pictet Consumption for Lebensmittel his monumental survey of the food industry. The exhibition then toured to Barcelona and Thessaloniki and will visit Turin, Zurich, Munich and Mexico later this year.
PARIS IM LICHT
As an artist, Christopher Thomas has established a reputation above all with his city portraits: silent photos of city scenes, taken with a large-format camera and printed on hand-made laid paper. The film is a black-and-white type 55 film by Polaroid.
With all its beauty, its intoxicating light and its flair, the French capital is an invitation to create a photographic love poem to the city. Inspired by this thought, and following on from his city portraits "Venedig. Die Unsichtbare&… more
In Spring 2014 Bernheimer Fine Art Photography will be presenting Light on Asia, an exhibition of black and white photographs by the famous photographer Michael Kenna, based on his journeys through Asia in their gallery at 7. Brienner Strasse, Munich.
Michael Kenna set himself the objective of visiting remote places and capturing them with his camera. His technique is to immerse himself fully in his subject matter, and this intense artistic involvement with his subjects and the care taken in … more
Following the group exhibition Platinum, which examined one of the most original production techniques of photographs, Bernheimer dedicated its winter exhibition titled Colour Today! to a younger segment of art photography. The origins of colour photography go back to the 1930s, when Kodak and
Agfa started to produce commercially usable colour-diapositiv-films, however within the art world black-and-white photographs were exhibited almost exclusively until the 1970s. Colour photography became… more
This Autumn Bernheimer Fine Art Photography is presenting an exhibition of museum quality: PLATINUM is a group exhibition highlighting the most valued of all photographic images. Platinum prints offer the ultimate in photographic permanence coupled with a subtle tonal range and a tactile quality of the image made on handmade paper. This exhibition presents finest examples of the works of masters such as Irving Penn, Horst P Horst, Herb Ritts and Mark Seliger. Platinum prints are loved by … more
In summer 2013 Bernheimer Fine Art Photography presents the exhibition Jan C. Schlegel: Faces in its gallery rooms on Brienner Str. 7 in Munich. This is the first solo exhibition of the photographer in the Bernheimer gallery.
The pictures shown in the exhibition bear witness of the special encounters of the photographer with unique people on his trips through Africa and Asia. Since 1998 Jan C. Schlegel regularly travels to remote places, which are secluded from the tourism of the western world… more
A Million Faces of Ice
On display will be a collection of around 20 large format photographs by Sebastian Copeland, most of them exhibited for the first time. This is the most comprehensive collection of Sebastian Copeland’s photographic work on ice, comprising ten year’s worth of expeditions across the most distant and forbidding regions on earth. It offers a unique glimpse into this other world, right here on Earth.
Most of the exhibited photographs by the award-winning photographer originated from hi… more
Horst P. HorstIcons of Fashion and Beauty From 23rd November 2012 to 19th January 2013 This is the second exhibition Bernheimer Fine Art Photography has mounted in cooperation with the Horst Estate, Miami/Florida. The exhibition title Horst P. Horst: Icons of Fashion and Beauty reveals, that the main focus is on fashion, portrait and nude photography. Some 35 photographs will be shown, which Horst shot over 50 years. In the six decades of his artistic career Horst P. Horst rose to become one of … more
The Prix Pictet Power tour begins in Munich in late October 2012 with an exhibition at Bernheimer Fine Art Photography from 24 October – 9 November. This will be the first time that the Prix Pictet has visited the city.
The theme of the fourth cycle of the Prix Pictet is Power which as a theme has great creative reach. Power embraces contradiction and paradox in equal measure. The same forces that result in disaster and despair can also generate hope and renewal. Advances in technology to… more
HAUTE COUTURE – THE POLAROIDS OF CATHLEEN NAUNDORF21. Juni bis 4. August 2012Bernheimer Fine Art Photography präsentiert im Sommer 2012 in den Galerieräumen der Brienner Strasse 7 in München die Ausstellung Haute Couture – The Polaroids of Cathleen Naundorf. Gezeigt wird eine Auswahl von rund 40 Polaroidphotographien, die zum Großteil erstmalig ausgestellt werden.Cathleen Naundorf präsentiert in ihren Photographien einzigartige Haute-Couture Entwürfe de… more
Since 2005, Bernheimer has run a regular program of photography exhibitions. Under the leadership of Blanca Bernheimer the gallery has steadily grown over the last six years and today it is known as one of the leading photography galleries in Germany. The program of the varying exhibitions sets diverse priorities: firstly, the gallery shows selected "classic" black and white photography from the 20th Century and secondly it presents young artists which are exhibited continuously by reg… more
VENICE - IN SOLITUDEPHOTOGRAPHS BY CHRISTOPHER THOMASCurated by Ira Stehmann3rd February - 17th March 2012 This February and March 2012 Bernheimer Fine Art Photography is presenting an exhibition of photographs of Venice by Christopher Thomas entitled Venice - In Solitude Photographs by Christopher Thomas at the Gallery in Brienner Strasse, Munich.The exhibition will comprise a selection of over forty photographs by the Munich-based photographer Christopher Thomas, celebrated for his City Portra… more
IRVING PENN: ETHNOS2. December 2011 – 28. January 2012Bernheimer Fine Art Photography is proud to present an exhibition of photographs by Irving Penn, his first at the Munich gallery, from 2 December 2011 to 28 January 2012. American photographer Irving Penn (1917 – 2009) is widely known for his fashion, portrait, and still life images, but he also pursued numerous opportunities to photograph the indigenous people of Africa, Latin America and Melanesia. It is the latter that will be … more
MICHAEL KENNA HUANGSHAN MOUNTAINSSEPTEMBER 2011 – OKTOBER 2011GALLERY ARTISTSPHOTOGRAPHIESOktober – November 2011For the Open Art weekend Bernheimer Fine Art Photography will be showing a selection of photographs from its gallery program as well as works by the British artist Michael Kenna. The intensity of Kenna’s photographs is the result of his slow, measured approach to the subject. Kenna using a Hasselblad to create long-exposure photographs, Kenna reworks the negative in … more
Mirella Ricciardi: Vanishing AfricaBernheimer Fine Art Photography präsentiert im Juli/August 2011 erstmals Arbeiten der Photographin Mirella Ricciardi in der Ausstellung Vanishing Africa.Vor 40 Jahren reiste Mirella Ricciardi, die 1931 in Kenia geboren wurde, durch ihr Heimatland Afrika, um auf einfühlsame Weise die Unversehrtheit der letzten afrikanischen Ureinwohner abzulichten. Das Ergebnis ihrer Reise zeigt sich in den einzigartigen Photographien, die die Grundlage für den ba… more
Bernheimer Fine Art Photography präsentiert die erste Einzelausstellung des Photographen Mat Hennek in Deutschland. In der Ausstellung The2Circles werden zum ersten Mal die Serien Woodlands und Alpenpässe gleichzeitig gezeigt.Während Hennek bei Woodlands den Bäumen ganz nahe kommt, ist bei den Alpenpässen das Gegenteil zu beobachten: die Berge sind so photographiert, dass sie sich visuell in Abstraktion aufzulösen scheinen.Seine Landschaftsaufnahmen gleichen Portrai… more
Veronica Bailey – Modern Myths
02 March - 16 April 2011
Bernheimer Fine Art Photography is proud to announce an exhibition of Photographs by the English artist Veronica Bailey.
Modern Myths is Veronica Bailey’s latest body of work and again it is a meditative exercise focusing upon traditional yet increasingly threatened forms of human communication and knowledge dissemination. Where 2 Willow Road and Hours of Devotion took the book and Postscript the more delicate nature of lette… more
JEANLOUP SIEFFFOUR DECADESCurated by Ira StehmannNovember 25, 2010, to January 29, 2011Bernheimer Fine Art Photography presents in November 2010 in its gallery spaces on Brienner Strasse in Munich the exhibition Jeanloup Sieff: Four Decades.It features a selection of around forty photographs from four decades by the great French photographer Jeanloup Sieff. This unique selection of photographs offers a look at the themes of fashion, portrait, and nude photography from the 1960s to the late 1990s… more
INNER LANDSCAPES - ISRAELI CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY
„Inner Landscapes – Israeli Contemporary Photography“ präsentiert eine Auswahl an Arbeiten sieben namhafter israelischer Photokünstler, die größtenteils erstmals in München zu sehen sind.
Die Ausstellung gibt einen Einblick in die Kunst israelischer Photographen der jungen Generation. Ihre Photographiearbeiten befassen sich mit der Topographie des heutigen Israels, sowohl mit der tatsächlichen … more
JULIAN SCHNABEL POLAROIDS COLLECTORS’ EDITION
During the exhibition Bernheimer Fine Art Photography will offer a „Collectors' Edition“ of an exclusive series of unique Polaroids. The small format Polaroid is available mounted and will include a signed copy of the new publication JULIAN SCHNABEL POLAROIDS by Petra Giloy-Hirtz (Prestel Verlag). The „Collectors' Edition“ can be purchased at the Gallery for 2.200,00 Euro.
Bernheimer Fine Art Photography is p… more
Recent work, Michael Kenna's second one-man show at Bernheimer Fine Art Photography, invites the visitor to travel through five continents. From Venice to the Pyramids of Gizeh in Egypt, and from the Huangshan Mountains in China and the island of Hokkaido in Japan to views of Georgia, Brazil and Mexico, we can appreciate Kenna‘s feeling for landscape across the globe.
Venice, "The City of Light", has always been an attractive subject for Kenna because of the inter… more
Guido Mocafico Guns and Roses
Guns and Roses, Guido Mocafico's second solo exhibition at Bernheimer Fine Art Photography, unites two bodies of work; Guns dating from 2006 - 2008 and Roses, 2009.
These two distinct, large format colour series are examples of the many varied bodies of Mocafico's work including Movement, Medusa, Serpens and Dutch Old Masters, which have helped him gain international acclaim as one of today's most prominent still life photographic artists.
Guns concentrates on t… more
Eine Ausstellung mit Gemälden und Photographien
New York Sleeps
Foreword by Petra Giloy-Hirtz and Ira Stehmann
This is New York! Or are they dream worlds, chimeras, inventions, or perhaps testimony to a past era? Viewers are astonished, recognizing the places and getting lost in memories. A city of silence, beyond the turbulence of everyday life, a metropolis with no people, as if a spell had been cast on it: Grand Central Station, Fifth Avenue, the Flatiron Building, Katz's Restaurant, the Brooklyn Bridge-familiar, but never seen this way … more
With the exhibition "Landscapes - Photographs by Sebastian Copeland, Mat Hennek, Andréas Lang and Martin Pudenz", Bernheimer Fine Art Photography presents a classic theme of photography through the lens of four contemporary artists: that of landscape. Thereby, the choice of the photographers reflects the whole spectrum of current landscape photography - with the artists' approach to the theme as well as the technical translation differing in each case.
Sebastian Copeland's Fine Art Prints are… more
Lucien Clergue, curated by Christian Lacroix
"Every millimetre of every black-and-white grain in every single one of Lucien Clergue's pictures is for me an Arles-flavoured 'madeleine', as much as the pores of my skin. Doubtless because he was my first photographic go-between – as if he had already illustrated the depths of my memory with the living mythologies which, from La Roquette to Trinquetaille, have been ours since time immemorial; with the reflections – modern, trivial, sublime – … more
In collaboration with the Horst Estate (Miami/Florida), Bernheimer Fine Art Photography is featuring Horst P. Horst, one of the world's best-known photographers. During the 60-70 years of his artistic output, Horst Paul Albert Bohrmann (as he was born) became one of the most important and influential fashion, advertising and society photographers of the 20th century.
The doyen of classic photography, Horst began his career in Paris in 1931, working for Vogue in Paris and its American counterpar… more
Lynn Davis gehört mit ihren komplexen Landschafts- und Architekturaufnahmen zu den bedeutendsten amerikanischen Künstlerinnen der Gegenwartsphotographie. Ihre beeindruckenden Arbeiten finden sich international in wichtigen öffentlichen und privaten Sammlungen.
1944 in Minneapolis, Minnesota geboren, ging Lynn Davis nach erfolgreichem Abschluss am San Francisco Art Institute in die Lehre von Berenice Abbott in New York. Nebenbei war Davis als freiberufliche Photojournalistin tätig, was sie a… more
Photography in the company of Old Masters
22 feb - 29 mar
Brienner Strasse 7, München
15 may - 18 jun
15 Old Bond Street, London
The Guido Mocafico: Nature Morte exhibition - a collaboration between Bernheimer Fine Art Photography and Hamiltons Gallery, London - focuses on photographs inspired by the aesthetics of Old Masters. Born in Italy in 1962, the photographer concentrates in this exhibition primarily on three genres of still life: banquet, floral and vanitas still life… more
Nach der erfolgreichen Einzelausstellung "India" im September 2004, zeigt Bernheimer Fine Art Photography vom 21. Februar bis 25. März 2006 unter dem Thema "South East Asia" die zweite Ausstellung der Berliner Photographin Silke Lauffs. Zu sehen sind 45 Photographien, aufgenommen im Frühjahr 2005 in Cambodia, Laos, Burma und Thailand.
Auf ihren Reisen in die Kulturstätten Asiens photographiert Silke Lauffs auf wunderbar poetische Weise die Heiligtümer und verwunschenen Landschaften dieser … more