Hatje Cantz


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June 23, 2016


Exhibition "Pioniere des Comic. Eine andere Avantgarde"

Spectacular, large, and in color—these traits helped the comics conquer an audience from 1897 onward. Regardless of education or social class, readers were fascinated by the new visual medium they saw every day in American newspapers. Hatje Cantz’s Comic Pioneers: A Different Kind of Avant-Garde is the first comprehensive survey of the early days of comic culture. Details »

June 21, 2016

Exhibition: »Welcome to the World of Anderson & Low«

Exhibition: »Welcome to the World of Anderson & Low«

With the spectacular series of photographs, »On the Set of James Bond’s Spectre«, the British artist duo Anderson & Low documents the sets of the latest film in the James Bond series. The atmospheric and detailed images present the mysterious aura of the deserted film sets. Details »

June 10, 2016




May 2 - June 18, 2016


Nahmad Contemporary  announced its first exhibition dedicated solely to Jean-Michel Basquiat, organized by guest curator and preeminent Basquiat scholar Dr. Dieter Buchhart. Centering on the critical function of language in the work of Basquiat, this comprehensive exhibition will illuminate the artist’s pioneering incorporation of literary and musical elements into his work. Most often identified with both the formal and stylistic aspects of Neo-Expressionism, Basquiat’s linguistically complex paintings place him within the trajectory of the Beat Generation writers and the evolution of jazz and hip-hop. Details »

June 9, 2016

Exhibition: Painter of Modern Life by Alice Neel

Exhibition: Painter of Modern Life by Alice Neel

Alice Neel
Painter of Modern Life
10.6.2016 - 2.10.2016
at ATENEUM, Helsinki, Finland

For the first time in Finland, Ateneum is hosting a retrospective of the American artist Alice Neel (1900–1984). Neel was an inimitable force and one of the foremost figurative painters of the 20th century, when art was a largely a male domain. Details »

June 8, 2016

We’re Going to Art Basel with Prizewinners

We’re Going to Art Basel with Prizewinners

Our illustrated volume UpUp: Stories of Johannesburg’s Highrises has been named one of the 25 most beautiful German books by the Stiftung Deutsche Buchkunst. And Die 100 wichtigsten Dinge by the Institut für Zeitgenossenschaft, as well as Taryn Simon’s Field Guide to the Birds of the West Indies both made it to the short list. Details »

Fotoblog July

New Publications

Fall 2016: Discover unusual and artistic books about art, photography, and architecture


Interview with Stefan Hanke

A »portraitist of the soul«, the Regensburg-based photographer Stefan Hanke was called by one of the contemporary witnesses. More than ten years he spent visiting concentration camp survivors in seven different countries to portray them for his photo project »KZ überlebt« (Concentration camp survivors).

The encounters were more than mere photo sessions. Our interview gives very personal insights into his work.

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