Does the Bauhaus still contribute to further developments in photographic pictorial languages? What role does the avant-garde photography play for contemporary artists today? At the center of Bauhaus and Photography is the reconstruction of László Moholy-Nagy’s photography-section at the legendary 1929–1930 Werkbund-exhibition Film und Foto (Film and Photo).

Superman im Supermarkt

Mel Ramos
Two editions each limited to 499 copies of this Collector’s Edition have been published. The offset lithographic prints are signed and numbered by the artist. The accompanying catalogue is supplied free of charge.

In 1963 Mel Ramos, one of the first artists to embrace Pop Art, developed a preference for a tantalizing, seductive visual language. In typical Pop Art colors, beauty queens and nude Hollywood stars are combined with commodities to populate his paintings. In accordance with advertising aesthetics, he placed female bodies in erotic, occasionally vulgar poses on top of consumer goods, thus taking his theme from advertising’s enduring slogan, “sex sells.” This catalogue is an homage to Mel Ramos, in celebration of his eightieth birthday.

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"Superman im Supermarkt"

September 2015

ISBN 978-3-7356-0167-4

16,50 x 24,00 cm

96 Pages


Languages: German, English

Text by
Konstantin Jacoby
Design by
Claas Möller,, Hamburg