EXHIBITION

MIRON ZOWNIR - FOTO FESTIVAL KLAIPEDA/LITHUANIA

11 November - 11 December 2022

As a highlight of of this year's Festival of Photography in Klaipėda/Lithuania a soloshow with photography by Miron Zownir will be showcased at the Klaipėda Culture Communication Centre Exhibition Hall. The exhibition was curated by Darius Vaičekauskas, Chairman of the Klaipėda section of the Lithuanian Association of Photographic Artists.


© Sebastião Salgado, Xingu, Mato Grosso Brazil, 2005, Silver gelatin print

SOTHEBY'S - SEBASTIÃO SALGADO AND INSTITUTO TERRA

26 SEPTEMBER - 12 OCTOBER 2022

"Sotheby’s is committed to protecting the planet and is proud to partner with Lélia Deluiz Wanick Salgado and acclaimed photographer Sebastião Salgado to ensure that the transformative reforestation work of Instituto Terra continues into the future.

Sotheby’s and Instituto Terra will host an innovative three-week long exhibition of award winning artist Sebastião Salgado’s most celebrated photographs, a Benefit Auction, and a show-stopping Gala at Sotheby’s New York on Wednesday, September 28, 2022.
Instituto Terra was founded by the couple Sebastião Salgado and Lélia Deluiz Wanick Salgado with a dream to return to nature what decades of environmental degradation destroyed. With this collaboration, we hope to spread awareness about the history of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest and the delicate ecosystem that connects all living things within it.
Over the last 24 years, Instituto Terra has successfully:
– Planted nearly 3 million trees native to Brazil’s Atlantic Forest – Revitalized over two thousand degraded water springs  – Produced various educational programs that train farmers, public officials and children in the conservation and restoration of native ecosystems – Bringing back more than 250 animal species to the land, including endangered animals such as the puma
All funds raised through the Gala, Selling Exhibition, and Benefit Auction will directly benefit Instituto Terra." (Sotheby’s)


© TASCHEN, Ice Cold. A Hip-Hop Jewelry History,
Hardcover, 25 x 34 cm, 2,86 kg, 388 Seiten

TASCHEN - A Viusal History of Hip Hop

A new photographic curation by Vikki Tobak, author of Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop

"Using 40 years of iconic imagery and compelling stories, this visual history shines a light on the world of hip-hop, where mega stars from Run-DMC to Tupac and Jay-Z to Migos and Cardi B flash brilliant custom pieces to show status and personal style." (Taschen)

Ice Cold comprises works from various artists such as Wolfgang Tillmans, Janette Beckman, Jamel Shabazz, Timothy White, Gillian Laub, David LaChapelle, Danny Clinch, Phil Knott, Raven B. Varona, Al Pereira and Albert Watson.


© Jamel Shabazz, The Righteous Brothers, NYC 1981, Chromogenic print, Edition of 9 plus 2 AP, 28 x 35 cm (11 x 14 in.)

VISION & SPIRIT: AFRICAN AMERICAN ART

October 01, 2022 - February 19, 2023

Works from the Bank of America Collection
African American Museum in Philadelphia

"Vision & Spirit is composed of more than 100 paintings, prints, drawings, photographs and mixed-media works by 48 artists born in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Curated in partnership with the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, the exhibition highlights key aspects of these artists’ lives, as well as the important objects they created. The group exhibition focuses on these talented individuals’ strength and spirit as creative forces whose work continues to shape our understanding of the world."


JOSEPH RODRIGUEZ - "GOOD COP, BAD COP"

August 18, 2022
In ZEIT VERBRECHEN Nr.16

"Es ist die furchtbare Erkenntnis, die den Polizisten auf manchen seiner Bilder geradezu ins Gesicht geschrieben steht: dass es aus der ewigen Spirale der Gewalt auf den Straßen von L.A.s Problemvierteln kein Entkommen gibt."

Text: Lale Artun

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ART COLOGNE

16 NOVEMBER - 20 NOVEMBER 2022

Do. 17. - Sa. 19.11.2022, 11:00-19:00 Uhr
So. 20.11.2022, 11:00-18:00 Uhr

Halle 11.1, Stand-Nr. C 405


PARIS PHOTO

10 NOVEMBER - 13 NOVEMBER 2022

Do. 17. - Sa. 19.11.2022, 11:00-19:00 Uhr
So. 20.11.2022, 11:00-18:00 Uhr

Booth C20


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© photo by Tamara Lorenz, empty space, Moltkestr. 81, 50674 Cologne

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© Charlotte Trossbach, Stockholm Lipsticks II, 2022, Oil on canvas, 60 x 50 cm (24 x 20 in.)

GROUP EXHIBITION - DC OPEN 2022

02 SEPTEMBER - 29 OCTOBER 2022

Opening Hours:
Friday, 02 September 1 pm-9 pm
Saturday, 03 September 1 pm-7 pm
Sunday, 04 September 1 pm-5 pm

Gallery Bene Taschen expands its space at Moltkestr. 81, 50674 Cologne and initiatively presents a group exhibition in the former premises of Galerie Petra Martinetz. In the first floor the solo exhibition Gregory Bojorquez - Hang Time will be on display until 17 September, 2022. Selected works of Gregory Bojorquez, Larry Fink, Arlene Gottfried, David LaChapelle, Jeff Mermelstein, Joseph Rodriguez, Sebastião Salgado, Julius Shulman, Jamel Shabazz, Charlotte Trossbach and Miron Zownir will show a cross section of the gallery's program.


© Sebastião Salgado, Mountain Zebras, Hoanib River Valley, Damaraland, Namibia, 2005, Silver gelatin print

SUMMER BREAK - GALERIE BENE TASCHEN

15 AUGUST - 1 SEPTEMBER 2022

We wish a great summer time and look forward to welcoming you back in September.


PARIS: SEBASTIÃO SALGADO - AQUA MATER

OPEN THROUGH 22 SEPTEMBER 2022

PARVIS DE LA DÉFENSE
Cœur Défense,
110 Esplanade du Général-de-Gaulle
92932 Paris


Installation view at Maxxi

ROME: SEBASTIÃO SALGADO - AMAZÔNIA

OPEN THROUGH 21 AUGUST 2022

ROME
SEBASTIÃO SALGADO
AMAZÔNIA

Via Guido Reni, 4/A
00196 Rome


© Sebastião Salgado, Bela Yawanawá, da Aldeia Mutum, com cocar e rosto pintado. Terra Indígena do Rio Gregório. Estado do Acre, 2016, Silver gelatin print

SÃO PAULO: SEBASTIÃO SALGADO - AMAZÔNIA

OPEN THROUGH 31 JULY 2022

SESC POMPEIA 
Rua Clélia, 93, Pompeia
São Paulo


LAST WEEK: GREGORY BOJORQUEZ - KUNSTVEREIN HEPPENHEIM

OPEN THROUGH 10 JULY 2022

CARVER MUSEUM
1165 Angelina Street
Austin, TX 78702


PEACE TO THE QUEEN

OPEN THROUGH 15 AUGUST 2022

CARVER MUSEUM
1165 Angelina Street
Austin, TX 78702


NEW WORKS ART COLLECTION - DEUTSCHE BÖRSE PHOTOGRAPHY FOUNDATION

30 JUNE - 25 SEPTEMBER 2022
FRANKFURT AM MAIN/ ESCHBORN

Deutsche Börse AG, The Cube

Mergenthalerallee 61
65760 Eschborn

Die Ausstellung „New Works“ präsentiert aktuelle Neuerwerbungen für die Art Collection Deutsche Börse aus den vergangenen 24 Monaten. Sie zeigt, wie diese Positionen das kuratorische Konzept der Sammlung erweitern und gleichzeitig vertiefen. Diese umfasst mittlerweile über 2.200 Fotografien von rund 150 Künstler*innen aus 30 Nationen.  


FINANCIAL TIMES


PHOTO LONDON

12 MAY - 15 MAY, 2022

Location:
Somerset House
Strand, London WC2R 1LA

Booth number G7

Opening hours: 13:00–21:00


NEWS

© Jamel Shabazz, Church Ladies, Harlem NYC, 1995, Silver gelatin print, Edition of 9 plus 2 AP
60 x 76 cm (24 x 30 in.)

JAMEL SHABAZZ: EYES ON THE STREET

06 APRIL- 04 SEPTEMBER, 2022

"Starting at the young age of fifteen, Brooklyn born photographer Jamel Shabazz identified early on the core subject of his lifelong investigation: the men and women, young and old, who invest the streets of New York with a high degree of theater and style, mixing traditions and cultures. Despite following a celebrated tradition of street photography that includes Gordon Parks, Garry Winogrand, and Lee Friedlander, it is to his credit that Shabazz has been one of the first photographers to realize the joyous, infectious potential of youth culture in neighborhoods such as Red Hook, Brownsville, Flatbush, Fort Greene, Harlem, Manhattan’s Lower East Side and the Grand Concourse section of the Bronx. A formidable archive of New York’s communities in the outer boroughs, this exhibition pays homage to Shabazz’s illustrious career of over forty years documenting the vibrant interaction of New Yorkers with their neighborhoods."

The exhibition has been organized by the Bronx Museum’s chief Curator Emeritus Antonio Sergio Bessa.
 
The show is part of Our Stories, Our Voices––a year-long series of exhibitions and public programs celebrating the 50th Anniversary of The Bronx Museum of the Arts. These exhibitions are organized around the idea that visibility is a tenet of social justice.


NEWS

© Andre D. Wagner for The New York Times

THE NEW YORK TIMES - JAMEL SHABAZZ: PROUD STREET CULTURE ON DISPLAY

06 APRIL, 2022

"He chronicled the fashion shifts of stylish young Black New Yorkers in the 1980s and ’90s in photographs celebrated at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. […]"

written by Arthur Lubow


UPCOMING FAIR

© Joseph Rodriguez, TAXI Series: 220 West Houston Street, 1984, Silver gelatin print, Edition of 10 plus 2 AP, 30.5 x 40.6 cm (12 x 16 in.)

ART DÜSSELDORF

08 APRIL - 10 APRIL, 2022

LOCATION:
AREAL BÖHLER
HANSAALLEE 321
40549 DÜSSELDORF

BOOTH NUMBER A01

OPENING HOURS:
08 April, 2022
12-7 pm
09-10 April, 2022
11-7 pm


NEWS

JAMEL SHABAZZ - GORDON PARKS FOUNDATION / STEIDL BOOK PRIZE 2022

"A legendary New York photographer, Jamel Shabazz has created portraits of the city’s communities for over forty years. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Shabazz began photo­graphing people he encountered on New York streets in the late 1970s, creating an archive of cultural shifts and struggles across the city. His portraits underscore the street as a space for self-presentation, whether through fashion or pose. In every instance Shabazz aims, in his words, to represent individ­uals and communities with “honor and dignity.” This book—winner of the second Gordon Parks Foundation/Steidl Book Prize—will present, for the first time, Shabazz’s work from the 1970s–90s as it exists in his archive: small prints thematically grouped and sequenced in traditional family photo albums that functioned as portable portfolios."


UPCOMING EXHIBITION

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MIRON ZOWNIR Berlin/New York

11 March - 03 July, 2022

'Upcoming exhibition “MIRON ZOWNIR Berlin/New York” from March 11th until July 3rd as part of the photography double exhibition alongside “WOLFGANG SCHULZ. Live / Life” at Turm zur Katz in the city of Constance.

The exhibition is kindly supported by Galerie Bene Taschen and was created in collaboration with students studying literature, art and media studies at the University of Konstanz under the direction of Prof. Dr. Bernd Stiegler and the curator of the Turm zur Katz, Anna Martinez Rodriguez.'

Turm zur Katz
Kulturzentrum am Münster
Wessenbergstr. 43
78462 Konstanz


UPCOMING EXHIBITION

© Jamel Shabazz: Brother Man, Flatbush, NYC 1981, Chromogenic print, Edition of 9 plus 2 AP, 35 x 28 cm (14 x 11 in.)

Jamel Shabazz - Photographs by Jamel Shabazz: 1980–1989

23 March - 05 June, 2022

OPENING:
Saturday, 19 March 2022, 4 - 6 pm
Moltkestr. 81 50674, Cologne

The upcoming solo show Photographs by Jamel Shabazz: 1980–1989 brings together mostly unseen works from this era. Shabazz was one of the first photographers to document the emerging youth culture, along with his own experiences, in neighborhoods across East Flatbush, Bedford-Stuyvesant, downtown Brooklyn, up to Times Square.


UPCOMING EXHIBITION

© Jamel Shabazz: Help Me, Brownsville, Brooklyn, NYC 1980, Chromogenic print, Edition of 9 plus 2 AP, 35 x 28 cm (14 x 11 in.)

JAMEL SHABAZZ - LOS ANGELES

25 February - 04 March, 2022

Jamel Shabazz  - Los Angeles

GALERIE BENE TASCHEN POP UP
9045 Nemo Street, 
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Hosted Future DMND Gallery 

February 25 — 27, 2022 / 11 — 5 pm
March 1 – 4, 2022 / 11 – 5 pm
 
And by appointment


GROUP EXHIBITION

Jamel Shabazz: Celebrating the City - Recent Photography Acquisitions from the Joy of Giving Something

OPENING 18 February, 2022
10am - 6pm

Celebrating the City: Recent Photography Acquisitions from the Joy of Giving Something highlights a gift that has dramatically advanced the Museum’s already exceptional photography collection. Juxtaposing striking recent images with work by some of the 20th century’s most important photographers, including the Museum’s first images by Robert Frank and William Klein, the exhibition is a moving celebration of the power of photography to capture New York and New Yorkers.


NEWS

© Jamel Shabazz: Caught in between, Manhattan, NYC 2000, Chromogenic print, Edition of 9 plus 2 AP, 35 x 28 cm (14 x 11 in.)

BBC Reel: Jamel Shabazz - The iconic images capturing the magic of the 80s

"The vibrant photos from Brooklyn-based photographer Jamel Shabazz capture the magic of life underground in the New York City subway, finding fashion, joy and love in surprising images.
Shabazz’s work aims at showcasing positive portraits of the African American community during a time of high crime, drugs and violence."

Video by Brandon Drenon & Madeline Johnson


UPCOMING EXHIBITION

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'SHAPESHIFTERS' - JAMEL SHABAZZ

05 February - 31 July, 2022

KUNSTLINIE, Esplanade 10, 1315 Almere, Netherlands

The group exhibition presents "the sheer boundlessness creativity that street- and urban art holds. Every room is dedicated to a style, and within each style we’ll visit different forms of art. The (inter)national artists in the exhibition vary in where they are in their careers, but no matter how green or well-known they are: all of them are boundary-pushing shapeshifters."


UPCOMING EXHIBITION

Karl, 2021, Oil on canvas, 100 x 120 cm (31 x 39 in.)

OPENING: CHARLOTTE TROSSBACH - the city & the woman

05 February 2022, 12 am - 7 pm

GALERIE BENE TASCHEN
Lindenstr. 19, 50674 Cologne


NEWS

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JAMEL SHABAZZ- REFLECTIONS OF A PEOPLE

28 January - 06 March, 2022

photographs from the archive of Jamel Shabazz

at Harvey B. Gantt Center, Charlotte, North Carolina

curated by Dexter Wimberly

offering a glimpse into a past time and place, capturing moments of Black life for future generations


NEWS

Salvation: A State of Being

14 - 21 January 2022

curated for BAM by Larry Ossei-Mensah, Guest Curator at Large
art by Adama Delphine Fawundu, Genevieve Gaignard, Jamel Shabazz, Frank Stewart, Roscoè B. Thické III., Deborah Willis, and Joshua Woods


NEWS

© Jeff Mermelstein, NYC, 2016
Archival pigment print

WINTER BREAK 2021/22

Our office will be on winter break from December 23, 2021 to January 6, 2022. We are looking forward to welcoming you in the new year again. The exhibition JEFF MERMELSTEIN - HARDENED will also be on show through January.

All the best,
your gallery team


NEWS

© Jamel Shabazz: Trio, Brooklyn, Chromogenic print, Edition of 9 plus 2 AP, 35 x 28 (14 x 11 in.), 76 x 60 cm (30 x 24 in.)

Video display at R13, 34 Howard Street, New York, NY 10013

CITY METRO RELEASE AND VIDEO DISPLAY AT R13 - JAMEL SHABAZZ

NOVEMBER, 2021

Jamel Shabazz’s signed release of “City Metro” is accompanied by an immersive video display at R13 - 5 massive monolithic screens feature some of Shabazz’s most iconic imagery.


EXHIBITION

© Jamel Shabazz: Trio, Brooklyn, Chromogenic print, Edition of 9 plus 2 AP, 35 x 28 (14 x 11 in.), 76 x 60 cm (30 x 24 in.)

© Jamel Shabazz: Trio, Brooklyn, Chromogenic print, Edition of 9 plus 2 AP, 35 x 28 (14 x 11 in.), 76 x 60 cm (30 x 24 in.)

© Jamel Shabazz: Trio, Brooklyn, Chromogenic print, Edition of 9 plus 2 AP, 35 x 28 (14 x 11 in.), 76 x 60 cm (30 x 24 in.)

a2 - Jamel Shabazz

10 SEPTEMBER 2021 - 10 NOVEMBER, 2021

a2 is a new "public art" initiative created through access to a storefront window on the edge of New York City’s Soho and Chinatown. Developed by anonymous gallery, with support from R13, each presentation will feature one artwork from renowned artists who are known for often making challenging and thoughtfully conceptual statements. Working in close association with artists, estate representatives, and collaborators, the project seeks to not only highlight a singular example of artwork, but to inform a passing audience of the artists’ history and significance through various online and in-person activations. Exploring each artists’ contributions to the history of art, fashion, music, architecture, and the city at large, a2 is an opportunity for unexpected discovery and engagement.

a2 is proud to announce its first installation featuring a significant work by the legendary photographer Jamel Shabazz. Courtesy of, and in collaboration with Galerie Bene Taschen, the artwork will be installed and available for public viewing - twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week from September 10 - November 10, 2021 outside of 34 Howard Street, New York, NY 10013.


PAST FAIR

© Joseph Rodriguez, TAXI Series: 220 West Houston Street, 1984, Silver gelatin print, Edition of 10 plus 2 AP, 30.5 x 40.6 cm (12 x 16 in.)

© Joseph Rodriguez, TAXI Series: 220 West Houston Street, 1984, Silver gelatin print, Edition of 10 plus 2 AP, 30 x 40 cm (12 x 16 in.)

ART COLOGNE

17 NOVEMBER 2021 - 21 NOVEMBER, 2021


Kölnmesse
Messeplatz 1
50679 Köln-Mülheim

Hall 11.1 Booth B-043

Featured works by:
Joseph Rodriguez
Sebastião Salgado


PAST FAIR

© Joseph Rodriguez, TAXI Series: 220 West Houston Street, 1984, Silver gelatin print, Edition of 10 plus 2 AP, 30.5 x 40.6 cm (12 x 16 in.)

© Jamel Shabazz, Man and Dog, The Lower East Side, NY 1980 Chromogenic print, Edition of 9 plus 2 AP, 61 x 76 cm (24 x 30 in.)

PARIS PHOTO

11 NOVEMBER - 14 NOVEMBER, 2021


Grand Palais
Avenue Winston Churchill
75008 Paris


Our booth features works from:
Gregory Bojorquez
Arlene Gottfried
Larry Fink
Jeff Mermelstein
Joseph Rodriguez
Sebastião Salgado
Miron Zownir


NEWS

CONVERSATION WITH JOSEPH RODRIGUEZ AND JAMEL SHABAZZ

14 OCTOBER 2021

"Legendary photographers Jamel Shabazz and Joseph Rodriguez each present and talk about their photography exploring communities close to them including in New York and Los Angeles, and will also discuss their insights on making documentary images today. Moderated by Lisa DuBois"


Jeff Mermelstein, NYC, 2016, Archival pigment print, Ed. of 10 plus 2 AP, 43 x 56 cm (17 x 22 in.) // Ed. of 6 plus 2 AP, 76 x 101 cm (30 x 40 in.)

OPENING: JEFF MERMELSTEIN - HARDENED

15 OCTOBER 2021, 6-9 pm

GALERIE BENE TASCHEN
Moltkestr. 81, 50674 Cologne


We look forward to your visit.


FESTIVAL OPENING

Joseph Rodriguez, Family going to church on a Sunday morning, NY, 1984, Silver gelatin print

PHOTOVILLE 10TH ANNIVERSARY JOSEPH RODRIGUEZ PRESENTS: TAXI EXHIBITION

20 SEPTEMBER, 2021

"A Fantastic opening night evening what a line up!
Photoville’s 10 Under 10 featuring presentations from The New York Times, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Abrons Arts Center, Magnum Foundation, Pulitzer Center, Indigenous Photo, United Nations Women, Joseph Rodriguez, The Darkroom Masters, and National Geographic featuring live music from Carnegie Hall’s Lullaby Project.

Joseph Rodriguez discusses his experience photographing TAXI: Journey Through My Windows 1977–1987, a portrait of the gritty chaos and community of New York in the 1970s. The book is composed of photographs captured from the driver’s seat of documentary photographer (and cab driver) Joseph Rodriguez’s taxi—including scenes of night workers getting off their shifts, children jumping through the spray of open fire hydrants in the summer, and S&M partiers leaving clubs, zipped in leather, in the early hours of the morning."


EXHIBITION

Jamel Shabazz, Undercover, Lower East Side Manhattan NYC, 1988, Chromogenic print

WEAR THE RIGHT THING - JAMEL SHABAZZ, MOHAMED BOUROUISSA & SARA SADIK

15 SEPTEMBER - 23 OCTOBER, 2021

"Does wearing a tracksuit nowadays define one’s origins and generation or gives others an idea of how one envisions the world?
The Wear the Right Thing exhibition translates this notion into contemporary art through the lens of three artists from different generations, Jamel Shabazz, Mohamed Bourouissa and Sara Sadik, all of whom show, preserve and document the culture and style of diverse communities.
As part of this exhibition, designs by Balenciaga and apparel and accessories contributed by private fashion collectors from across the world will be on display, adding to the spirit of freedom and irreverence of streetwear."


NEWS

The paraná connecting the Rio Negro with the Cuyuní River. In Portuguese, paranás are lake-like bodies of water connected to major rivers by canals called furos (punctures). During floods, the two often merge as if the river were widening. State of Amazonas, 2019, Silver gelatin print, 28 x 35 cm (11 x 14 in.), 40 x 50 cm (16 x 20 in.), 50 x 60 cm (20 x 24 in.), 60 x 90 cm (24 x 35 in.), 90 x 130 cm (35 x 50 in.), 130 x 170 cm (50 x 68 in.)

PRAEMIUM IMPERIALE AWARD FOR SEBASTIÃO SALGADO

14 SEPTEMBER, 2021

"Internationally acclaimed photographer, Sebastião Salgado’s powerful black and white works are instantly recognizable, works that put a spotlight on the dispossessed and exploited, the beauty of nature and the fragility of the world and its inhabitants. As political refugees, he and his wife Lélia moved to France from Brazil in 1969. Initially trained as an economist, he took up photography full time in 1973. He works thematically, using only natural light, his photos posing serious questions about the imbalance of wealth and the impact of wars and disasters. Sahel captured the famine in Africa, Workers, the realities of manual labor, Migrations, the realities of migrants and refugees while Genesis is an homage to the Earth’s natural beauty. Since the 1990s, Salgado has been actively involved with environmental and reforestation issues through the Instituto Terra, an organization that he established with his wife in his home in Brazil. His latest work, Amazônia, is a seven-year exploration of the Amazon ecosystem and the way of life of its indigenous people. The book, Amazônia, was published in May 2021 and an accompanying exhibition is currently touring the world."


NEWS

© Tamara Lorenz, Gallery Installation View, Lindenstraße 2021

INAUGURATION: SECOND GALLERY SPACE

10 SEPTEMBER 2021, 6-9 pm

GALERIE BENE TASCHEN
Lindenstr. 19, 50674 Köln

We look forward to welcoming you in our new and second gallery space. The event starts at 6pm.


NEWS

TAXI Series: Union Square, NY 1984, Silver gelatin print, Edition of 10 plus 2 AP, 30 x 40 cm (12 x 16 in.)

OPENING HOURS DURING DC OPEN GALLERIES

03 SEPTEMBER 2021,
11-10 pm

04 SEPTEMBER 2021,
11-8 pm

05 SEPTEMBER 2021,
11-6 pm

GALERIE BENE TASCHEN
Moltkestr. 81, 50674 Köln

With the start of the art season in fall, galleries in Cologne and Düsseldorf will present their program and start new exhibitions.

Galerie Bene Taschen presents a solo-exhibition on Joseph Rodriguez' series TAXI.


NEWS

© Larry Fink, Pat Sabatine's Eighth Birthday Party, Martins Creek, Pennsylvania, April 1977, Silver gelatin print, 55 x 43 cm (22 x 17 in.)

SUMMER BREAK

16 AUGUST - 01 SEPTEMBER, 2021

We wish a great holiday time and look forward to welcoming you back in September.


EXHIBITION

Miron Zownir in Palermo - DER POET DER RADIKALEN FOTOGRAFIE

21 MAY - 31 JULY, 2021

Curator: Gaetano La Rosa

The Centro Internazionale di Fotografia presents the exhi
bition „Zeitwirdknapp | Non c'è più tempo – Retrospektive 1977–2019“, comprising the complex œuvre of Miron Zownir, the poet of radical photography.

The show will be on view in Palermo until July 31, 2021.


EXHIBITION

Jamel Shabazz - Prospect Park: My Oasis in Brooklyn

on view in Prospect Park near Lefferts Historic House, NY
until December 1, 2021

"Who knows how long the man had been fishing by the edge of the lake in Prospect Park, standing near a thicket of lush trees and staring blankly at someone behind him: Jamel Shabazz, a photographer who took the man’s photo in 2010. For Shabazz’s latest exhibition, 'My Oasis in Brooklyn', there are 25 more images like this one. […] Captured over decades, the shots honor the park’s legacy at a time when its most cherished building, Lefferts Historic House, is being restored."


EXHIBITION

Salgado Amazônia - Philharmonie de Paris

20 MAY 2021 - 31 OCTOBER, 2021

Curator and scenographer: Lélia Wanick-Salgado 
Original musical soundtrack for the exhibition: Jean-Michel Jarre 
Exhibition in collaboration with the Geneva Ethnography Museum

"For seven years, Sebastião Salgado immersed himself in far corners of the Brazilian Amazon, photographing the forest, rivers and mountains, and the people who live there. On his journeys deep into this realm—where the immense power of nature can be felt as in few places on earth—his photographer’s eye captured striking images, most being shown here to the public for the first time.

Accompanied by an original soundtrack—a ‘symphony-world’ created by Jean-Michel Jarre using concrete sounds from the forest—the exhibition also gives voice to the indigenous communities photographed, via their testimonies."


INTERVIEW

In the Gallery with: Bene Taschen

July 5, 2021

By Miss Rosen

“Art was always a part of my life,” says gallerist Bene Taschen, the son of world-renowned German book publisher Benedikt Taschen. “Growing up [in Cologne], I was surrounded by photographers and met great artists working with my father, like Helmut Newton. It was a blessing to have this as a part of my daily life. It was inspiring to be surrounded by art in any form.”


NEWS

Fotos aus dem New Yorker Taxi

June 22, 2021 - June 24, 2022

Journalist: Leonie Wedekind

"Das Leben schreibt ja bekanntermaßen die besten Geschichten. Für Joseph Rodriguez bietet es auch die besten Motive. Zehn Jahre fuhr der US-Amerikaner Taxi. Hinter dem Steuer dokumentierte er als "fahrender Flaneur" in den 70er und 80er Jahren den rauen Alltag der New Yorker. Nun hat der gefeierte Dokumentarfotograf jene Fotos zum ersten Mal veröffentlicht. In der Galerie Bene Taschen in Köln sind die Werke bis Ende Juli zu sehen."


ARTICLE

THE DRIVER-TURNED-PHOTOGRAPHER WHO SHOT 80s NEW YORK CITY

June 21, 2021

Joseph Rodriguez captured the many different corners of the city from the window of his cab.

"To drive a cab back then, you either had to have a death wish or come to the job with a biography that inured you to the danger or graced you with such intuitive empathy/curiosity that to see and hear and sometimes engage with the cavalcade of humanity sliding in and out of your backseat trumped the nightly game of Russian roulette." 


The writer Richard Price penned these poignant words that open photographer Joseph Rodriguez's book and show,
Taxi: Journey Through My Windows 1977-1987, currently on display at Galerie Bene Taschen in Cologne, Germany.


EXHIBITION

ALL TOMORROW'S PARTIES

June 19 - July 25, 2021

Künstlerhaus Dortmund presents a group exhibition with participating artists: Thaddé Comar, Constantin Grolig, Lois Hechenblaikner, Sabine Springer, Julia Steinigeweg and Miron Zownir.

"Our life is currently being questioned in almost every area. Traveling, flying – we may have to change our habits. But how do we redefine ourselves, how do we find a new identity? First it was changing locations and now even interpersonal contacts have mutated from essential to dangerous. We no longer experience ourselves as nomadic and interacting, but rather as solitary. We are separated from places of longing, also from people we long for. An imagined after is the time onto which we project our longings. Whereby the wish for the future is often enough for it to be the same as it was in the past. The exhibition tries to present these aspects of yesterday, which are supposed to fill and enrich our future, and to question their suitability. Forms of physical closeness, joint ventures and dissolute living, as well as political commitment for a better future: the new old proximity is being put to the test."


ARTICLE

FT Weekend Life & Arts

June 12/ June 13, 2021

"Taxi" (1984) by Joseph Rodriguez — Cheyenne Darko

"Prior to picking up a camera for the first time at the age of 20, Joseph Rodriguez spent time in prison and was addicted to drugs. The native New Yorker would later say that taking up photography saved his life. Becoming a taxi driver in 1977, Rodriguez spent the next decade exploring New York from the front seat of his cab, capturing the mood of the city in one of its most troubled periods. From families en route to church to sex workers in the Meatpacking District, Rodriguez’s camera doesn’t discriminate. As the photographer says: 'There are a million stories here in New York. Everybody’s got a story.'"


NEWS

Miron Zownir

June 8, 2021

The article of Artribune informs you about the complex œuvre of Miron Zownir as well as the current exhibition "Zeitwirdknapp/ Non c'è più tempo" at the Centro Internazionale di Fotografia Palermo curated by Gaetano la Rosa. As the first great retrospective in Italy, this show comprises over seventy middle- and large-sized works which were produced around the world between 1977 and 2019.


EXHIBITION

Jamel Shabazz at Rockefeller Center - Aperture

March 27 - April 30

An outdoor exhibition, initiated by Aperture and Rockefeller Center, comprises a convolute of New York City street and subway photographs by Jamel Shabazz, who has methodically created street portraits throughout the city for forty years.


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Further information about handling user data, can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s privacy policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

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Server log files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in „server log files“. These are:

Browser type and browser version
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Time of the server request
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The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.

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Should you send us questions via the contact form, we will collect the data entered on the form, including the contact details you provide, to answer your question and any follow-up questions. We do not share this information without your permission.

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We will retain the data you provide on the contact form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent for its storage, or the purpose for its storage no longer pertains (e.g. after fulfilling your request). Any mandatory statutory provisions, especially those regarding mandatory data retention periods, remain unaffected by this provision.

Processing of data (customer and contract data)

We collect, process, and use personal data only insofar as it is necessary to establish, or modify legal relationships with us (master data). This is done based on Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract. We collect, process and use your personal data when accessing our website (usage data) only to the extent required to enable you to access our service or to bill you for the same.

Collected customer data shall be deleted after completion of the order or termination of the business relationship. Legal retention periods remain unaffected.

Data transmitted when entering into a contract with online shops, retailers, and mail order

We transmit personally identifiable data to third parties only to the extent required to fulfill the terms of your contract, for example, to companies entrusted to deliver goods to your location or banks entrusted to process your payments. Your data will not be transmitted for any other purpose unless you have given your express permission to do so. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties for advertising purposes without your express consent.

The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.

4. Analytics and advertising

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called „cookies“. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both its website and its advertising.

IP anonymization

We have activated the IP anonymization feature on this website. Your IP address will be shortened by Google within the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services regarding website activity and Internet usage for the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.

Browser plugin

You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being passed to Google, and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Objecting to the collection of data

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics.

For more information about how Google Analytics handles user data, see Google’s privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

Outsourced data processing

We have entered into an agreement with Google for the outsourcing of our data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

5. Newsletter

Newsletter data

If you would like to receive our newsletter, we require a valid email address as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address and that you agree to receive this newsletter. No additional data is collected or is only collected on a voluntary basis. We only use this data to send the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.

We will, therefore, process any data you enter onto the contact form only with your consent per Art. 6 (1) (a) DSGVO. You can revoke consent to the storage of your data and email address as well as their use for sending the newsletter at any time, e.g. through the „unsubscribe“ link in the newsletter. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.

The data provided when registering for the newsletter will be used to distribute the newsletter until you cancel your subscription when said data will be deleted. Data we have stored for other purposes (e.g. email addresses for the members area) remain unaffected.

MailChimp

This website uses the services of MailChimp to send newsletters. This service is provided by Rocket Science Group LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA.

MailChimp is a service which organizes and analyzes the distribution of newsletters. If you provide data (e.g. your email address) to subscribe to our newsletter, it will be stored on MailChimp servers in the USA.

MailChimp is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. The Privacy Shield is an agreement between the European Union (EU) and the US to ensure compliance with European privacy standards in the United States.

We use MailChimp to analyze our newsletter campaigns. When you open an email sent by MailChimp, a file included in the email (called a web beacon) connects to MailChimp’s servers in the United States. This allows us to determine if a newsletter message has been opened and which links you click on. In addition, technical information is collected (e.g. time of retrieval, IP address, browser type, and operating system). This information cannot be assigned to a specific recipient. It is used exclusively for the statistical analysis of our newsletter campaigns. The results of these analyses can be used to better tailor future newsletters to your interests.

If you do not want your usage of the newsletter to be analyzed by MailChimp, you will have to unsubscribe from the newsletter. For this purpose, we provide a link in every newsletter we send. You can also unsubscribe from the newsletter directly on the website.

Data processing is based on Art. 6 (1) (a) DSGVO. You may revoke your consent at any time by unsubscribing to the newsletter. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.

The data provided when registering for the newsletter will be used to distribute the newsletter until you cancel your subscription when said data will be deleted from our servers and those of MailChimp. Data we have stored for other purposes (e.g. email addresses for the members area) remains unaffected.

For details, see the MailChimp privacy policy at https://mailchimp.com/legal/terms/.

Completion of a data processing agreement

We have entered into a data processing agreement with MailChimp, in which we require MailChimp to protect the data of our customers and not to disclose said data to third parties. This agreement may be viewed at the following link: https://mailchimp.com/legal/forms/data-processing-agreement/sample-agreement/.

6. Plugins and tools

YouTube

Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited.

If you’re logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

YouTube is used to help make our website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

Vimeo

Our website uses features provided by the Vimeo video portal. This service is provided by Vimeo Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA.

If you visit one of our pages featuring a Vimeo plugin, a connection to the Vimeo servers is established. Here the Vimeo server is informed about which of our pages you have visited. In addition, Vimeo will receive your IP address. This also applies if you are not logged in to Vimeo when you visit our website or do not have a Vimeo account. The information is transmitted to a Vimeo server in the US, where it is stored.

If you are logged in to your Vimeo account, Vimeo allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo account.

For more information on how to handle user data, please refer to the Vimeo Privacy Policy at https://vimeo.com/privacy.

Google Web Fonts

For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose your browser has to establish a direct connection to Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.

Further information about handling user data, can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s privacy policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Google Maps

This site uses the Google Maps map service via an API. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

To use Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer.

The use of Google Maps is in the interest of making our website appealing and to facilitate the location of places specified by us on the website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of Google at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

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