Over 300 Photographs by Artist Roni Horn on View at Hamburger Kunsthalle


HAMBURG.- On the occasion of the 5th Triennale of Photographie in Hamburg, the Hamburger Kunsthalle shows the exhibition Roni Horn. Photographic Works. New Yorker Roni Horn (*1955) is one of the world’s most renowned artists. Living alternately in New York and in Iceland she has been exhibiting internationally for over 30 years. Following her big solo exhibitions in 2009 at Tate Modern, London, and at Whitney Museum, New York, the Hamburg show will be presenting her photographs for the first time in a solo exhibition in Germany. Horn is best known for her staged paring of pictures or objects, usually in the form of a series. One of the most important areas of focus is the theme of our concept of identity. Examples of this approach can be seen in her portrait photographs You are the Weather (1994-95): A total of 100 close-ups