EXHIBITION: ‘Ladies and Gentlemen: The Camera as a Mirror

These photos are part of the exhibition: ‘Ladies and Gentlemen: The Camera as a Mirror’ at the Moderna Museet, Malmö, Sweden.

This spring we will be showing more than forty photographs from the period 1950-90 taken by leading artists such as Andy Warhol, Cindy Sherman, Robert Mapplethorpe, Samuel Fosso, Tracey Moffatt, and Elina Brotherus. The exhibition focuses on the art of portrait photography and how the artist in his or her studio creates images that depict people not just as they actually are, but also as they would like to appear. (read more)

Exhibition dates:
Feb. 18 – Apr. 22, 2012

#1: © Robert Mapplethorpe, 1979, Patti Smith
#2: © Seydou Keïta, 1950-1952, Untitled #420
#3: © Seydou Keïta, 1950-1952, Untitled #419
#4: © Samuel Fosso, ca. 1970s, Sans titre. De la série Années 70

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