Dieter Appelt Dieter Appelt has been a Professor of Photography, Film and Video at the Hochschule der Kunst in Berlin since 1982. He studied photography at the Academy of Fine Art in Berlin as well as music at Leipzig and Berlin Music Academies.
Appelt's work of the late 70's & 80's was typically
At the heart of Mapplethorpe's photography there is a paradoxical tension between outrageous content and intensely controlled presentation. Mapplethorpe's images are often sufficiently obscene to be considered pornography (even by the artist himself), while his overall aesthetic is chaste, classical,
Blast furnaces, cooling towers, gasometers, water towers, lime kilns, compressors, factory halls, head-frames of mine shafts - not the stuff of excitement for most of us. However these anonymous industrial structures have been a fountain of passion for the German photographers' Bernd and Hilla Becher