Museum for Photography in Berlin Presents Important German Photographer Abisag Tüllmann


BERLIN.- The Museum für Fotografie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin presents Abisag Tüllmann: Photojournalism and Stage Photography on view from June 17th through September 18th, 2011. Abisag Tüllmann is one of the most important German photographers of the second half of the twentieth century. Since 1958, her photographs appeared in all major newspapers and periodicals and were also displayed in books and exhibitions. As a photojournalist and theatre photographer she maintained a close focus on the political, social and aesthetic-artistic changes of her times. Topics such as social marginalisation, homelessness and the vulnerability of human existence always remained at the centre of her strong commitment as an individual and photographer. By way of a brilliant début, Abisag Tüllmann sketched an intensive portrayal of her adopted home city of Frankfurt in the photo book Großstadt published in 1963. In the