Joachim Brohm  State of M

Brohm, Gropius House, Dessau 2015, 150x180cm

Gropius House, Dessau 2015

Brohm, Mies, Carr Chapel, Interior, 2015, 110x92cm

Mies, Carr Chapel, Interior, 2015

Brohm, Mies, Tugendhat House, Brno, 2015, 94x80cm

Mies, Tugendhat House, Brno, 2015

Brohm, Mies, Tugendhat House, Brno, Closet, 2015, 94x80cm

Mies, Tugendhat House, Brno, Closet, 2015

Brohm, Mies, Tugendhat House, Brno, Onyx-Wall, 2015, 150x180cm

Mies, Tugendhat House, Brno, Onyx-Wall, 2015

Brohm, Moholy-Nagy House, Detail, 2015, 92x110cm

Moholy-Nagy House, Detail, 2015

Brohm, Moholy-Nagy House, Window, 2015, 135x110cm

Moholy-Nagy House, Window, 2015

Brohm, Schindler House, Los Angeles, 2015, 135x110cm

Schindler House, Los Angeles, 2015

Brohm, Schindler Morgan Camera Store, Los Angeles 2015, 180x150cm

Schindler Morgan Camera Store, Los Angeles 2015

Brohm, Untitled 2015 (Mondrian), 135x110cm

Untitled 2015 (Mondrian)

Brohm, Untitled, 2016 ( Magdeburg), 110x92cm

Untitled, 2016 ( Magdeburg)

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“With his project ‘State of M.’ that turns towards modernism and Bauhaus architecture, photographer Joachim Brohm points with his camera into history. The letter ‘M’ in the title alludes to modernism and to the name of Mies (van der Rohe).

Brohm’s view strives for a connection to the past without denying the temporal distance. Within his photographic evaluation of selected buildings worldwide he seeks to track down the modern impulse and to capture it in his photographs. Conceptually, he encounters the myth of modernism that has been persisting for decades with the means of his own generation, with the photography and the architecture of the Bauhaus provoking as much as accompanying his camera’s gaze. The groundbreaking innovations, especially for the development of photography and particularly by the Bauhaus, become a foil for the discussion of the same medium.”
(Text: Kunstmuseum Unser Lieben Frauen, Magdeburg 2016)

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