ANNA BAUMGART The Hypothesis of the Stolen Image in BERLIN 12.12.2008-31.01.2009

lokal_30 and ZAK-BRANICKA gallery cordially invite you to the opening of the exhibition

Anna Baumgart

The Hypothesis of the Stolen Image
on Friday, December 12, 2008, 6 – 9 pm.

duration of the exhibition: 12/12/2008 – 31/01/2009.

Lindenstr. 35,
10969 Berlin

exhibition realised in copperation with lokal_30 and ZAK-BARNICKA

with a support of German-Polish Culture Foundation

catalogue with texts by
Timothy Person, Bill Kouwenhoven, Ken Pratt, Ewa Toniak and Agnieszka Rayzacher
is available

Press release

Since its inception, photography has enabled the media to spread unlimited
amounts of images endlessly, but within this growing mass of pictures,
certain images have tended to single themselves out. Engraved in public
memory, they seem familiar and they seem to represent the entirety of what
they portray: the horror of war, the psyche of a leader, or the despair of
Anna Baumgart uses some of these famous press photographs as the points of
origin for her work. ( <> .)

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