17. March - 26. June 2015
Berlin, Exhibition of the series "Art at the VDA"
Movement has always fascinated photographers. It was now also the subject of an exhibition entitled “On the Move” organized by the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), showing works by renowned photographers of the 20th and 21st centuries. The exhibition was created in cooperation with the gallery °CLAIR (Munich, Zurich, Saint-Paul-de-Vence).
“On the Move” – a world-premiere exhibition exploring movement as captured by the most acclaimed photographers of the 20th and 21th centuries. The selection focuses especially on the role of the automobile and mobility in photography.
“On the Move” featured both legendary photographers such as Alvin Langdon Coburn, Jacques Henri Lartigue, Lee Miller, Philippe Halsman, Erich Hartmann and Inge Morath, and the brightest stars of contemporary photography such as Oliver Mark (Germany), Gundula Friese (Germany), Chien-Chi Chang (Taiwan) and Petr Lovigin (Russia).
The exhibition featured more than 100 photographs from 13 photographers. The work spans more than a century, from the earliest photographs by Alvin Langdon Coburn (1882–1966) to an original photo series created for the exhibition by Russian photographer Petr Lovigin (b. 1981).
“It is extraordinary to have so many exceptional photographers on display at one time,” says Anna-Patricia Kahn, the curator of On the Move. “This is a tremendous opportunity to see how motion has been interpreted by the greatest artists photography has known.”