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Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2017

02/03/2018 - 27/05/2018
The works of all twelve finalists will be on view from 2 March to 27 May 2018 in a large exhibition at the Leica Gallery Wetzlar. The catalogue LOBA 2017 presents the winners and finalists in detail with comprehensive portfolios and interviews and accompanies the exhibition.

Kurt Hutton, Sarah M. Lee & Anatol Kotte

29/11/2017 - 20/02/2018
The Leica Gallery Wetzlar presents exhibitions from Kurt Hutton, Sarah M. Lee and Anatol Kotte.

Huber, Umbach, von Schweinitz

06/09/2017 - 20/11/2017
The Leica Gallery Wetzlar present from 6 September until 20th November 2017 the exhibition 'Dieter Huber, Jens Umbach and Yvonne de Schweinitz'


14/06/2017 - 28/08/2017
“A photograph is the result of every past moment of the photographer’s life, both conscious and subconscious, which has made him the person he is at the exact moment he clicks the shutter.”

Leica Oskar Barnack Award – Winners and Finalists

06/04/2017 - 11/06/2017
French photographer Scarlett Coten was honoured with the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2016 for her series of photos entitled ‘Mectoub’. The winner of the Newcomer Award is photographer Clémentine Schneidermann with the photos of her project ‘The Unbearable, the Sadness and the Rest’.

Joel Meyerowitz - Leica Hall of Fame

19/01/2017 - 29/03/2017
“I think all the stuff on the street is a gift. But you only get it if you go out there every day.”

Ara Güler - Leica Hall of Fame

23/11/2016 - 09/01/2017
“Istanbul is my city. This is where I was born and grew up. And I’m still here.”

Mary Ellen Mark / François Fontaine / Julien Mignot - Im Licht der Scheinwerfer

07/09/2016 - 13/11/2016
In der Ausstellung „Im Licht der Scheinwerfer“ präsentieren wir beeindruckende Aufnahmen der drei renommierten Fotografen Mary Ellen Mark (Behind the Scenes), François Fontaine (Silenzio!) und Julien Mignot (Les Invisibles). Freuen Sie sich auf faszinierende Bilder, die das Genre Film auf einzigartige Weise darstellen, und berühmte Schauspieler wie zum Beispiel Marlon Brando, Brad Pitt, Nicole Kidman und Liza Minelli festhalten.

Elliott Erwitt - Personal Best for Leica

14/07/2016 - 24/08/2016
“Pictures are for looking at, not for talking about.”

Till Brönner - Faces & Places

22/04/2016 - 12/06/2016
“My theory is that you can see talent and vision in the eyes. That’s why they’re clearly at the forefront.”