Yehuda Altmann

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Yehuda Altmann
1964 born in Lachish, Israel
Lives in Tel Aviv, Israel And Munich, Germany
Education

1986 - 1988 photography studies at the Hadassa Academy in Jerusalem

Grants

Grant of the City of Munich at Villa Waldberta
Artist in residence, Balmoral castle,
Bad Ems, Germany
„art identity“ scholarship award of Saar Ferngas
Deutsche Volksbanken and Raiffeisenbanken Art Prize

Solo Exhibitions

2008
Nusser & Baumgart, Munich

2005
„Bilder ohne Gegenwart“, Nusser & Baumgart , Munich, curated by Erno Vroonen (with Thomas Weinberger)
„Mixed Zones“, InVorm Gallery, Dortrecht

2004
„Room of the Winds“, Galerie Mosel und Tschechow, Munich

2003
„ViewInteriors“, Gallery of contemporary art in the OSRAM-house, Munich (cat.)
Museum - 1993, memorial hall of Oberhausen Castle, Germany

2001
„Itemsinteriors“, Galerie Mosel & Tschechow, Munich

2000
Architectural art, Federal Republic of Germany, Ministry of Transport, Berlin (cat.)

1999
Galerie KunstRaum, Trier, Germany

1998
BCMRV 97-98 About cities and structures, Galerie Mosel & Tchechow, Munich

1997
Kulturforum Neue Post, Neuss, Germany

1995
Galerie KunstRaum, Klaus Hinrichs, Trier, Germany
Galerie Mosel & Tschechow, Munich

1994
Goethe-Institute, Tel Aviv
Wewerka Galerie, Berlin
Aspekte Galerie, Munich

Group Exhibitions

2010
„The XXth Century - People-Places-Times“, German Historical Museum, Berlin
„Balmoral Blend. 15 Jahre Künstlerhaus Schloß Balmoral“, Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen, Germany
„OSRAM COLLECTION - ein Querschnitt“, Osram Art Gallery, Munich

2009
„Twist of fate“, curated by J. Muggenthaler, Gallery of the town hall of Munich
„1989. Photographs of the Turn of an Era“, German Historical Museum, Berlin
„Continuous perspectives #2“, Nusser & Baumgart@Spinnerei Leipzig, Germany

2008
„Architectura fantasma. lynne cohen - thomas weinberger - bert danckaert - yehuda altmann. Fotografia contemporanea en torno al espacio y a la arquitectura“, Galeria espaivisor, Valencia

2005 - 2006
„Photographie sehen...“, Nusser & Baumgart, Munich

2004
„Room of the Winds“, Artionale, Munich

2002
Art prize of the Deutsche Volksbanken and Raiffeisenbanken, Kunst-Werke Berlin e.V. (cat.)
„Lebt und arbeitet“, Artothek Galerie of the City of Munich
Support programme of the Erwin and Gisela von Steiner Foundation

2001
art identity - Saar Ferngas scholarship award 2000, Pfalz Galerie, Kaiserslautern, Germany (cat.)
Mülheimer Medien Meile - Im Strom der Stadt, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany

1999
Artists’ residence Balmoral castle, Bad Ems, Germany (cat.)

1997
Kaiser Wilhelm Denkmale Mittelrheinisches Museum, Koblenz, Germany (cat.)
Osmos Galerie, Berlin

1994
„Art of Memory“, Fotomuseum in the Municipal Museum of Munich/ German Historical Museum, Berlin
„Imaginäres Museum“, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Germany

Projects

1996
Exteriors - about cities and structure
started in 1994: a series of images of different international cities. Questions the definition of time and architectural structures.

1995 
The Mountains
Second Part of the Munich project; deals with the Alpes and the question about the definition of landscape and Nation. Seven works.

1994 
Mein Kibbuz
Eine Serie von Bildern aus meiner Heimat - eine Arbeit seit 1991.
Einzelausstellungen im Alten Rathaus Potsdam, 1995 und zusammen mit meinen Bildern aus Deutschland in den Goethe Instituten Tel-Aviv und Jerusalem, 1994.

1993 
Die Stadt München (The city of Munich)
Project supported by the Kulturreferats of the city of Munich.
13 works, consisting of 3 photographs each, shown in an exhibition in the Aspekte Galerie, Gasteig 1994.

1993 - 1994 Auschwitz - Museum; Sachsenhausen - Museum
Two works which devote the attention to the representation of the Holocaust in the mise-en-scene in Sachsenhausen. The works are in the Collection of the Stiftung Brandenburgischer Gedenkstätten. The works "Auschwitz-Museum" were shown in several exhibitions such as in the Fotomuseum Munich, in Oswiecim, Krakau, Weimar and Oldenburg and are now in the collection of the Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin. Eikon, No. 14/15 1995.

1992 
Die Stadt Trier und die Mosel zwischen Trier und Koblenz (The city of Trier)
37 Photographs, shown in the Galerie KunstRaum Klaus Hinrichs, Trier 1992.
Seven works of the series were shown in the exhibition "Im Bilde reisen. Moselansichten von William Turner bis August Sander", Städtisches Museum Simeonsstift, Trier 1996.

1991 - 1992 Denkmale (Monuments)
"Denkmale" shows in three different examples the dealing with memory and history: the vanishing of the Lenin Monument in East Berlin, the arrival of the monument of Kaiser Wilhelm in Koblenz and the transferring of Mielkes office in the Head quarter of the Stasi in Berlin.
The complex contains 12 Photographs that were shown in the Deutsche Historische Museum, Berlin 1993.

1991 - 1993 Berlin
Documentation of the demonstrations i Berlin/ Kreuzberg.
24 Photographs, shown in an exhibition in the Parliament of Brandenburg, Potsdam 1994.

Collections

Collection of the German Historical Museum, Berlin
Fotomuseum Munich
Osram Collection, Munich
Municipal Museum Simeonstift, Trier, Germany
Memorial Foundation of Brandenburg, Germany
Jagiellonian University collection, Krakow
Mittelrheinisches Museum, Koblenz, Germany
Ministry of Transport, Berlin

Bibliography

2010
"Twist of Fate. Photographs Yehuda Altmann“, Edition Nusser & Baumgart, Munich

2009
"Das Jahr 1989. Bilder einer Zeitenwende", Deutsches Historisches Museum Berlin 2009

2006
"Yehuda Altmann, Midbar", in: Frame, Landscape, March/April 2006

2005
“UNSCHÄRFE:. Fotografie, Artionale Dokumentation 2004”, Munich 2005
Anne Erfle, SZ Galerie-Tipp, Yehuda Altmann bei Nusser & Baumgart, in: Süddeutsche Zeitung, 22. 9. 2005
Hanne Weskott, "Hund und Mensch. Drei Fotoausstellungen in Münchner Galerien", in: Süddeutsche Zeitung, 23. 9. 2005

2003
Chr. Schön, "Yehuda Altmann", in: Chr. Schön, H. Schuster, B. Jooss, D. Stöppel, "Galerie aktueller Kunst im Osram Haus. Fides Becker, Tobias Regensburger, Sigrid Nienstedt, Yehuda Altmann, Christopher Lewis, Munich 2003, pp. 38-45

2002
A. Zweite u.a., "Kunst am Bau. Die Projekte des Bundes in Berlin", Hrsg.: Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Bau- und Wohnungswesen, Berlin 2002, pp. 240
"Kunstpreis der Deutschen Volksbanken und Raiffeisenbaken 2001/2002", Berlin 2002, pp. 22

2000
E. Uthemann u.a., "art identity. Saar Ferngas Förderpreis 2000", exhib. cat. Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern, Saarbrücken 2000

1999
Klaus Gallwitz (Ed.); "Tatort Bad Ems Sommer 1999. Yehuda Altmann", Mainz 1999

1997
Peter v. Becker, Thomas Brandt, "Judah Altmann. Fotografien 1992-1997", edited by Verlag Mosel & Tschechow, Munich 1997

1995
Eikon, No.14/15, 1995

Links

http://www.nusserbaumgart.com/en/artists.html?id=131&action=biography

 
 
Selected Works
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Xavier Le Roy with Scarlet Yu Still Untitled (2017)
Michael Smith Not Quite Under_Ground (2017)