Joseph Beuys was born in 1921, in Krefeld, Germany. During his school years in Kleve, Beuys was exposed to the work of Achilles Moortgat, whose studio he often visited, and was inspired by the sculptures of Wilhelm Lehmbruck. (more…)
Photographic Gallery Hippolyte is an exhibition space for contemporary art. The program focuses on photographic art and its extended field. Inside the gallery there is a bookshop specializing in volumes of photographic art. Hippolyte is an artist-run, non-profit organisation managed by the Photographic Artists’ Association.
The Photographic Artists’ Association promotes the status and appreciation of Finnish photographic art and artists. The association’s members include the majority of Finnish photographic artists. Finnish photographic art has been internationally renowned for decades.