For their 30th Anniversary, the German ‘Arts Magazine’ conceived a photographic exhibition that present Portraits of 70 artists from the last 30 years in an art journalism context and as an exhibition independent
Among the works selected are portraits of Robert Rauschenberg, Daniel Richter, Gilbert & George, Hanne Darboven, Jonathan Meese, Martin Kippenberger, Dash Snow and many other known and not so known artists. Among the photographers are Jürgen Frank, Det Kempke, Robert Lebeck. Robert Lebeck’s portrait of Fernando Botero was the cover of the first edition of ‘Art’ back in October 1979. The exhibition is currently on show at Art Cologne 2009 (until April 26, 2009).
In this video, Ute Thon and Editor in Chief Tim Sommer talk about the concept of the exhibition, how they selected the artists – and their favorite photos.