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PRÄUSCHER'S PANOPTICON
A Photo Book by Herbert List

20.05.22 – 18.09.22

An exhibition in the context of the 8th Triennial of Photography Hamburg

On the occasion of the 8th Triennial of Photography Hamburg, the MK&G is taking a new look at two work complexes by the Hamburg photographer Herbert List (1903–1975). The exhibition "Präuscher's Panopticon. A Photo Book by Herbert List" presents List’s book to the public for the first time ever. The second part of the exhibition is then devoted to Herbert List’s photographs of young men and sculptures, which have been rediscovered since the 2000s as bellwethers of the "queer gaze" – a visual language that challenges gender stereotypes and the associated power relations. The two themes are linked by the interest displayed by the openly gay photographer in pop culture, kitsch and in eliciting in the viewer a visceral reaction to his subjects. The exhibition features around 70 photographs by Herbert List from the 1930s and 1940s as well as magazine articles, individual wax figures and their models from art history as well as the original book layout for "Präuscher’s Panopticon".

The exhibition takes place in cooperation with Bonartes Vienna and includes works on loan from the Münchner Stadtmuseum and the Herbert List Estate, Hamburg.

In cooperation with the Herbert List Archive of the Münchner Stadtmuseum, the Bucerius Kunst Forum Hamburg will concurrently present the retrospective “Herbert List: The Magic Eye”, on view from 14 May to 11 September 2022.

Find more information on the 8th Triennial of Photography Hamburg 2022 here.

Image 1: Herbert List, Trepanation, 1944, Gelatin silver print, Münchner Stadtmuseum © Magnum Photos / Herbert List Estate Hamburg

Exhibition views: Photos: Henning Rogge (Architecture: Thomas Jehle, Vienna)

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