About the German photographers, Anna (1936-2020) & Bernhard BLUME (1937-2011)

The artist couple Anna Blume and Bernhard Johannes Blume met as students at the State Art Academy in Düsseldorf, where both studied from 1960 to 1965. The couple is best known for their artistic photographs - especially in the 1990s Polaroids - which are often based on chronological sequences. With their photographs, mostly large-format series in black and white, the Blume couple do not depict reality, but use staged photography to try to graphically condense daily experiences from the petty-bourgeois milieu, often in an ironic way. The artist couple lived and worked together in Cologne.

Photo books by and on the work of Anna & Bernhard BLUME

'Vasen-Exstasen' (1991); 'Transsubstanz und Küchenkoller. 1985 - 1994' (1996); 'Prinzip Grausamkeit' (2002); 'de-konstruktiv' (2006); 'Reine Vernunft' (2008); 'SX-70. Polaroids 1975-2000' (2010); 'La Photographie Transcendantale' (2015)

'Ludwig Wittgenstein. Photography as Analytical Practice' contains his album, photographs of automata, and other self-portraits. In addition, the book places his photographs in a dialogue with the photographic practice and theory of contemporary artists.
298,00 € * Weight 1.8 kg
The anthology 'The Polaroid Project. The Conquest through Art' shows 300 works by internationally renowned artists from the unique Polaroid Collection. Text contributions complement the richly illustrated compendium.
24,90 € *
'SX-70. 1975-2000 'by Anna & Bernhard BLUME contains around 240 Polaroids. Four texts by the couple themselves introduce the individual groups of works, they interpret the works from various perspectives and incorporate the work in terms of art history.
38,00 € * Weight 1.3 kg