Lenny, the Photographer – II

Lenny Kravitz, the singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actor, arranger and photographer, takes pictures of the crowd during the opening of his exhibition that features photos published in his book “Flash,” at the headquarters of German camera manufacturer Leica in Wetzlar, some 60 kms (36 mls) north of Frankfurt, June 23.

A Dark Exhibition

Visitors at an exhibition by Martin Parr and Wassink Lundgren named “The Chinese Photobook” as part of the annual Recontres d’Arles photo festival in Arles, southern France, July 15. Rooms in an office block were dimly lit in red light. Visitors were given torches to view hundreds of photobooks on display.

100 Years ago: Propaganda for Kids

100 Years ago: Propaganda for Kids

A French soldier is ridiculed in a German children’s book printed in the year 1915 during World War I. A small exhibition at the department of youth literature of Frankfurt’s university highlights some sad examples of propaganda meant to entertain the younger generation of that time. WW I began almost 100 years ago on July 28, 1914.

Old African Sculpture

Old African Sculpture

A terracotta head that was created between 800 and 400 BC is exhibited in front of a Roman replica of a Greek sculpture (200 BC) at an exhibition of African Nok sculpture at the Liebieghaus museum in Frankfurt, Oct.29. When Egypt, Greece and Rome blossomed during the 2nd and 1st millenium BC the Nok culture (1500 to 0 BC) existed in West Africa in what is now Nigeria.