Excerpt from a poem from "We Keep Our Victims Ready" by Karen Finley, 1988 After a funeral someone said to me - you know I only see you at funerals. Its been 3 since June - been 5 since June for me - He said I've made a vow - I only go to death parties if i knew someone before they were sick - Wh
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
Andreas Gursky's hyper-real images take photography just about as far from the narrative tradition as is possible without entering abstraction. Although his pictures are devoid of romance -- what you see is what you get -- and he employs a camera with a large depth of focus, rendering even the most r
On June 9, 1978, an obituary appeared with the headline "On the death of Hannah Hoch, the bob-haired muse of the Men's Club." For much of her life, Hoch had been characterized as the "It Girl" of the macho Berlin art circle dominated by George Grosz, John Heartfield, Richard Huelsenbeck, and Raoul Ha