window.fbAsyncInit = function() { FB.init({appId: '226620390464', status: true, cookie: true, xfbml: true}); }; (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) {return;} js = d.createElement(s);js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_EN/all.js#xfbml&appId=226620390464"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));
Wolfgang Mothes
 
  • Introduction

  • Bio

  • Exhibitions

  • Publications

  • Links

Those who have seen the castles and palaces photographed by Wolfgang Mothes will hope to one day visit them. It won’t be difficult, as they’re all in Germany. But you might be disappointed when you stand before them in person, as they’ll appear somewhat differently than they did in his images. The castles were shot with infrared film that captures light waves above the normal range of visibility. This changes the impression of light and color. Foliage no longer appears dark, but light. The photographer from Frankfurt has cherished analogue black and white as well as infrared photography for many years. He finds both materials to be optimal means of expressing and capturing fascinating, atmospheric images. The pictured castles, in extreme 6x17 format, revel in the high-contrast forest and mountain scenery. The images make the viewer feel as if they were really at Sleeping Beauty’s castle and reality had become a fairytale: fascinating!

Stephan Reisner
1951 Born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Since 1973 Intensive autodidactic study of black and white photography
Lives and works in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Exhibitions (Selection)

2007 Galerie der Sparkasse, Langen-Seligenstadt, Seligenstadt, Germany
2005 Regionalgalerie Süd, Darmstadt, Germany
2001 Gesamtschau Frankfurter Architektur Arbeiten, Karmeliter Kloster, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2000 Galerie der Sparkasse Langen-Seligenstadt, Seligenstadt, Germany

Books/Catalogs (Selection)

fotoforum 6/2011, Infrarote Burgromantik, p. 8 - 17, 2011
Deutsche Burgen, Edition Panorama, Langen, 2010
Frankfurt - Architektur in Schwarzweiss, Umschau/ Braus Verlag, Frankfurt, 2010

> read more
< read less
Wish list 0
This work has been added to your wish list
Cart  0
Added to cart
Removed from cart
Cover to cover inspiration. The LUMAS Art Magazine.

In the LUMAS Art Magazine, you’ll find hand-picked new discoveries, the latest works, and a lot more. Request a free copy now delivered to you at home.

Always up to date. The LUMAS Newsletter.

Be the first to find out more about our new art, special promotions, and recommendations from the LUMAS Curators. You can also look forward to invitations to exclusive art events in your LUMAS gallery.
Mr. Ms.
Art Magazine Newsletter
Opening Receptions and events in your LUMAS gallery.
Exclusive works of art, only available for a few days.
And the LUMAS Magazine, sent to you for free at least once a year.

Bring art into your life!

Thank you for your interest in LUMAS!

Sign up now for the free LUMAS Magazine, packed with new editions and background information about artists and their works, sent to your home for free at least once a year!

Please complete the fields marked in red.

Mr. Ms.

Sign up now REQUEST THE FREE MAGAZINE

//fill search fields on main stage Select your language