Jessica Backhaus features in two new exhibitions

Exciting news for Jessica Backhaus, who is currently featured in a new book on ‘the greatest woman photographers’ by art historian and author Boris Friedewald.

coverShe was recently interviewed by the blog Foto Infinitum, in which she discusses her childhood, inspiration and career development.

Over the summer, Jessica’s photography  will feature in two exhibitions:

“Landschaft im Dekolleté – Fenster als Element und Metapher” at the Art and Culture Foundation Opelvillen Rüsselsheim, Germany until the 20th of July. On Sunday the 29th of June, Jessica will be doing an artist talk with the curator Dr. Beate Kemfert. For more information, press here.
In June 2014 another show will open where some of Jessica’s work from “Jesus and the Cherries” will be exhibited: “Heimat? Osteuropa in der zeitgenössischen Fotografie” at the Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie Regensburg, Germany, opening on the 5th of June. For more information, go here.
Congratulations Jessica!

Jessica Backhaus features in new book on ‘the greatest woman photographers’

Entitled Women Photographers – from Julia Margaret Cameron to Cindy Sherman and written by Berlin-based art historian and author Boris Friedewald, the book is described as:

“A thorough and accessible introduction to the greatest women photographers from the 19th century to today features the most important works of 55 artists, along with in-depth biographical and critical assessments.
Since the inception of photography as an art form nearly 200 years ago, women have played an important role in the development of the genre, often pushing boundaries and defying social convention. This comprehensive volume features 55 of the most important women photographers. Each artist is profiled in spreads featuring splendid reproductions of key works and an in-depth overview of her career and contributions to the art of photography. Biographical information and a contextual essay focusing on the impact of women in the history of the medium makes this an excellent illustrated reference”.

The book is available for purchase here.

Congratulations Jessica!


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