Michael Wesely. Doubleday, Berlin from 1860 to the Present Day / Publication
Michael Wesely. Doubleday
Publication
Hatje Cantz
International

The internationally renowned photographer Michael Wesely captures time and life in his photographs. In Doubleday, he explores the archaeological dimensions of photography by superimposing his own photographs precisely over historical views of Berlin architecture from the 19th and 20th centuries. This allows him to leap from the past to the present: 19th-century strollers on Alexanderplatz encounter today’s tourists, ruins become visible beneath the reconstructed copies of the buildings and a park has taken the place of Monbijou Palace.

The photographer Michael Wesely (*1963) is a celebrated master of the long exposure. His precise approach to this photographic technique, tailored to each object, brought him world renown. His unique aesthetic can be found in numerous exhibitions and collections around the globe.

Texts by: Ludger Derenthal, Niklas Maak
German, English
April 2024, 136 Pages, 90 Ills.
Hardcover
268mm x 216mm
ISBN: 978-3-7757-5791-1

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