Street Life & Home Stories. Photographs from the Goetz Collection
The Street Life & Home Stories exhibition brings together the work of 25 artists represented in the photographic holdings of the Sammlung Goetz, featuring life stories documented on camera referencing social and political themes beyond the constraints of the purely subjective moment captured in the scene itself. Thoroughly contemporary takes on life were juxtaposed with works by long-established artists, providing, for the first time, a wide-ranging view of the collection of some 1300 photographs.
The concept behind the exhibition is to show the interaction between various era and approaches, without being didactic or strictly chronological, and to put the focus firmly on the city, the street and the domestic environment as the main stage on which social and political issues are played out.