The Art Collection German market is one of the most important collections of contemporary photography in Europe and includes in its 15th year now around 1,600 works by more than 100 international artists. It is dedicated to various key issues of contemporary photography from the mid-20th century and spans an arc of artists who are now known even as a classic, right down to very young positions. Artistic and conceptual work will be complemented in the collection by extensive groups of works of reportage photography. XL Photography 5 documented as the fifth picture book collection of the acquisitions over the past four years impressively. In large format and elaborately furnished he shows more than 20 artistic positions. Among them are not only exciting work groups very young photographers like Mike Brodie, Lucas Foglia, Richard Mosse or Regine Petersen, but also of established names of an older generation, such as Diane Arbus, Ernst Haas, Evelyn Hofer or Vivian Maier.
Source: Art Books Heidelberg