Events

Don’t miss: Peter Lindbergh and Bruce Weber



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Two can’t-miss exhibitions I want to see, and both a million miles from home. Bruce Weber and Peter Lindbergh are in my top ten photographers (hey, I’m a 90s girl at heart) and their work is being celebrated from this moth in Rotterdam and Dallas.

In Rotterdam, the Kunsthal museum is showing the retrospective, Peter Lindbergh: A Different Vision on Fashion Photography (below, until February 12th) which promises over 250 photos alongside Polaroids, notes, props, storyboards, films and contact sheets. Just the kind of multi-media exhibition I love. Lindbergh is known for his cinematic black and white photography which is mesmerisingly atmospheric and never seems to date. Interestingly, Lindbergh is represented by Gagosian Gallery; it feels like fashion photography is definitely becoming more desirably among art collectors.
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charlotte rampling by peter lindbergh

Bruce Weber’s work is also inspired by cinema, his shoots (top and below) are full of characters rather than narrative, and he has a timeless way of showing vitality and beauty through his photography and films. Bruce Weber: Far From Home at the Dallas Contemporary museum (until December 18th 2016) explores his location shoots, from editorials to personal off-duty portraits of Moroccan, Vietnamese and Brazilian locals at work and play. As Weber says, “What is a fashion picture and what isn’t? Portraits are sometimes very much the real fashion picture.”
Kate Moss by Bruce Weber at Dallas Contemporary
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Peter Lindbergh: A Different Vision on Fashion Photography is at Kunsthal Rotterdam until February 12th 2017.

Bruce Weber: Far From Home is at the Dallas Contemporary Museum until December 18th 2016.

WORDS: Disneyrollergirl/Navaz Batliwalla
IMAGES TOP TO BOTTOM: Bruce Weber, Peter Lindbergh x 2, Bruce Weber x 2
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