Manfred Willmann

Until 26 May 2019

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The ALBERTINA Museum is devoting a comprehensive solo presentation to the works of photographer Manfred Willmann (*1952). In his series, Willmann captures scenes from his personal surroundings in Graz and southern Styria, scenes that break with clichés of idyllic rural life. His pictures reveal a very direct and subjective view characterized by his consistent use of the flash and focus on details. Willmann is also one of the first Austrian photographers who used color as a means of artistic expression. The ALBERTINA Museum is showing six large series from Manfred Willmann’s oeuvre, including the influential work groups Schwarz und Gold and Das Land.

The exhibition is on view from 8 February 2019 until 26 May 2019.

Image Gallery – 21 Images
About the exhibition | Manfred Willmann
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Video: About the exhibition | Manfred Willmann
Manfred Willmann | I never dream!, Part 3 from the series „Black and Gold“, 1979-1981 | The Albertina Museum, Vienna © Manfred Willmann
Manfred Willmann | I never dream!, Part 3 from the series „Black and Gold“, 1979-1981 | The Albertina Museum, Vienna © Manfred Willmann
In the galleries | © Photos: Robert Bodnar – 7 Images
Manfred Willmann | Untitled, from the series „The World is Beautiful“ | Courtesy of the Artist © Manfred Willmann
Manfred Willmann | Untitled, from the series „The World is Beautiful“ | Courtesy of the Artist © Manfred Willmann

 

  •  Bank Austria Unicredit
  •  BMW
  • Program Partners Foto Wien

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Publication | Manfred Willmann

Manfred Willmann

In his series, Willmann captures scenes from his personal surroundings in Graz and southern Styria, scenes that break with clichés of idyllic rural life. His pictures reveal a very direct and subjective view characterized by his consistent use of the flash and focus on details. Willmann is also one of the first Austrian photographers who used color as a means of artistic expression.

Ed. by Klaus Albrecht Schröder and Anna Hanreich
2019
200 pages
28.5 x 24.5 cm / Hardcover
German EUR 15,00

 

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