Over the centuries, fashions in the art market have been manifest in diverse forms. The book brings together works from the 16th century until today and sheds light for the first time on the broad field that interconnects art and buying.


In two series of photographic portraits, four students from the Design department of the Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences document the lives of eight people with cystic fibrosis.
Initially a university assignment, this project took on great emotional import for the students who addressed the issue with sensitivity and empathy, while retaining the necessary professional detachment.
This book is thus a contemporary social documentation, and includes an essay about the illness and the eight people portrayed. There is also short glossary giving medical information and explaining terminology.
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September 2006

ISBN 978-3-938025-15-4

17,00 x 22,00 cm

142 Pages

Hardcover, bound, without dust-jacket, without slipcase

Languages: German


Roman Bezjak, University of Applied Sciences, Bielefeld, Design department, and Muskoviszidose e. V., Bonn

Maren Soehring and Christian Staas