— On This Date In Photography
How deeply does Modernism reflect into contemporary art?
von James McArdle
"To mark the centenary of the founding of the Bauhaus, the Museum für Fotografie at Jebensstraße 2, Berlin is staging a visual dialogue between contemporary art and the photographic avant-garde of the 1930s in their exhibition Bauhaus and Photography: On Neues Sehen in Contemporary Art, running until August 28. [...]
Exhibited in Bauhaus and Photography: On Neues Sehen in Contemporary Art is part of Teufen’s series Blitzlicht-Skulpturen which translates as ‘flash sculptures’, but immediately that poses an oxymoron; how does one make sculptures of light, let alone light so brief as to leave the subject of its illumination invisible to the human visual consciousness."