Jens Ziehe

December 4, 2012 – January 25, 2013



Exhibition view Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, 2012, Photo: Jens ZieheMonica Bonvicini, 2012, Photo: Jens ZieheMike Nelson, 2012, Photo: Jens Ziehe
Curator: Marius Babias

Jens Ziehe (b. 1966 in Eckernförde) has been working as a freelance photographer in Berlin since 1989. He has studied Photography at the renowned Lette-Verein in Berlin from 1987 to 1989.

In the early stages, Ziehe most of all worked for newspapers and magazines and was particularly regarded as a photographer of the emerging arts scene in Berlin of the 1990s. He now works for museums, galleries, private collections, artist’s studios and other institutions, including: Deutsche Guggenheim, Hamburger Bahnhof, Neue Nationalgalerie, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berggruen Collection, Hoffmann Collection, TBA 21, neugerriemschneider Gallery, Sprüth Magers Gallery, Barbara Weiss Gallery, Johnen Gallery, Franz Ackermann, Willem de Rooij, Olafur Eliasson, Isa Genzken, Sharon Lockhart, Jonathan Monk, Thomas Scheibitz, and Simon Starling.

Out of his extensive oeuvre Ziehe presents, in his exhibition at n.b.k.’s Showroom, artist’s portraits from more than 20 years, ranging between life- and magazine style, photojournalism and classic portraiture, including Franz Ackermann, Olafur Eliasson, Valérie Favre, Dan Graham, Mike Nelson, and Thomas Scheibitz.


The exhibtion will be closed from December 24 to 26, 2012 and on January 1, 2013.