Talks and Events
Tue 09 Apr 2019

John Stezaker in conversation with Anne-Marie Beckmann

18:30

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Art Collection Deutsche Börse in 2019, this special event sees artist John Stezaker joined in conversation by collection curator Anne-Marie Beckmann.

The Art Collection Deutsche Börse is an extensive collection of contemporary photography, presenting around 1,800 works by more than 120 international artists. Following an introduction by Beckmann to the legacy of work held within it, Stezaker talks about his unique photo collages awarded the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize in 2012, as well as current projects and recent films.

This event is part of a year-long anniversary programme, which also includes the exhibition "We love Photography!" at Deutsche Börse AG, The Cube, Eschborn, curated Martin Parr, featuring John Stezaker‘s work.

Anne-Marie Beckmann is an art historian and curator. She studied art history in Frankfurt/Main. Since 1999 she has been curating the Art Collection photography collection of Deutsche Börse and developing the company's cultural program, as well as exhibitions at the headquarters of Deutsche Börse and in several art institutions. She has published five collection catalogues (XL Photography 1-5) between 2000 and 2015. She is a Lecturer in photography at the University of Art and Design in Offenbach/Main. Since August 2015 Beckkcmann is the director of the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation.

John Stezaker is an English conceptual artist. Employing vintage photographs, old Hollywood film stills, travel postcards and other printed matter, Stezaker creates small-format collages that bear qualities of Surrealism, Dada, and found art. He studied at the Slade School of Art, and taught Critical and Historical Studies at the Royal College of Art in London. In September 2012, he was awarded the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize. Stezaker’s work has been exhibited internationally since the 1990’s and has been adopted in museum collections around the world including the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Saatchi Collection, London, and the Tate Modern, London.

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