Weekend Reflections #560 • My Local Canal

My Local Canal • Weekend Reflections #560
My Local Canal • Weekend Reflections #560
My Local Canal • Weekend Reflections #560

Weekend Reflections #560 • My Local Canal

My Local Canal is my entry for Weekend Reflections #560.

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Weekend Reflections #559 • Rückblick Reflection

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Rückblick Reflection • Weekend Reflections #559
Rückblick • Andreas Gursky • 2015

Weekend Reflections #559 • Rückblick Reflection

Angela Merkel and the three previous chancellors are seated before Barnett Newmans enormous deep-red painting Vir Heroicus Sublimis (1950-1951). The cloud of smoke of Schmidts cigarette flutters void for this paragon of American expressionism. The main protagonists in German history have been reduced to marginal figures. This moment never took place. With his fictional photography Andreas questions our explicit trust in photography as a medium. So the brochure of the Momentum exhibition in Museum Voorlinden tells us.

Rückblick Reflection is my entry for Weekend Reflections #559.