“As photographers, we are often split into encampments of a means of production that qualify what “happens” in front of our lens and what we “design” in front of our lens-it is not so different with how we manage our lives”.
“A good number of the images allegedly had annotations written on the images such as “not interested in pictures”, “Deceased”, and “Looks better from the ground” written on them”
Taxi, from Ohio © Joachim Brohm, courtesy Brancolini Grimaldi “That was the mid- to late 70s and photography was not an art at that time – it was photography. It was advertising photography, and it was journalism.” By Fanny Landstrom, ASX London, March 2013 So, this is your first UK solo exhibition? Yes it is. […]
Car on Fire, Ohio, 1983-1984 By Justin Hoffman & Charles V. Miller, Artforum, January 1, 1993 Joachim Brohm’s work demonstrates that there are other kinds of “straight” photography in Germany besides the “Becher School.” The effect of Brohm’s work is comparable to that of the Bechers: he equates reproduction and the autonomous image, realism and […]