8.Mar - 15.Nov 2018
The Galerie Julian Sander aesthetic is defined by the daring eye of a fourth generation photographer, and second generation gallerist.
„Julian Sander’s curatorial process and imagination in art selection is truly wonderful.“
A family portrayed on the streets of Baghdad, manifested in the subtle gray shades of a gelatin silver print: A mother with her four children, three sons and a daughter. While the little girl on her mother’s arm and the youngest boy riding piggyback on his brother’s shoulders seem lost in thought, the two standing boys look directly into the camera, the lens being at eye level with them, fixating the viewer with curiosity and a hint of cheekiness. However, the undisputedly most mesmerizing momentum in this beautiful photograph by Sean Hemmerle is the mothers attitude: Her entire disposition, her facial expression, her body language radiate pride, confidence, beauty, grace, willpower and strength.