Wednesday, 16. April 2014
© atelierjungwirth.com/Bruno Bisang
18. 01. 12. - 11:00
18. 01. 12. - 11:00
Bruno Bisang, born in 1952, grew up in Ascona. He went to the School of Applied Arts in Zurich, followed by his completion of an apprenticeship.
At age 27, Bisang became a freelance photographer and soon achieved his first breakthroughs in fashion photography.
Today he lives and works in Milan, New York, Zurich and Paris. Bisang has created pictures in which he stages female beauty in perfection, for such world renowned magazines as Vogue, Cosmopolitan, and for clients like Cartier, Hansgrohe, Palmers or Wolford,.
He has captured the most prominent models and stars in both sensual and revealing portraits over the years. To achieve perfection in lighting and perspective, Bisang adopted the use of a Polaroid camera.
He always had the stars sign the instant photos immediately. In time, he gathered a collection of thousands of photographs that he meticulously kept. In May of 2011, teNeues published a book titled “30 years of Polaroids,” combining breathtaking views of Claudia Schiffer or Naomi Campbell, Tyra Banks, Linda Evangelista, Monica Belluci or Victoria Beckham.
Now, a selection of the most impressive pictures from Bisang’s collection of stars can be seen for the first time in Austria. Atelier Jungwirth will be showing around 40 photographs, some in large format, from February 7th until May 6th of 2012 in Graz. Bruno Bisang \"Polaworld\"from 7.2.until 6.5.2012 Atelier Jungwirth Opernring 12, 8010 Graz T: +43/316/815505 email@example.com www.atelierjungwirth.com
Austria Accused Of Ignoring Giant Nazi Swastika
A huge swastika that has scarred the walls of an Austrian castle for the past 80 years is still on view despite breaching strict postwar rules banning all Nazi symbols.
Jetflyers Take The Jet Ski Onto The Road
An Austrian company is making waves after they came up with the idea of taking a jet ski – and fitting it with wheels.
Nuns invite young women to get a taste of Abbey life
In a bid to revive their Austrian abbey that doubles up as a health resort, a group of nuns are inviting young women to come and stay with them to get a taste of nun life.
Austrian women earning over fifth less than men
Austrian women are earning on average 23.4 percent less than men in the country, according to Statistik Austria.
Exploring photography and art through 1960s cult film Blow-Up
Vienna's Albertina is putting on an photography exhibition featuring stills from the cult sixties photography film Blow-Up by Michelangelo Antonioni.
Turtle flies from Vienna to India to try his luck with the ladies
An endangered turtle from Schoenbrunn Zoo is taking a trip across the world to try his luck out with two female turtles in India.
What is on at Haydn Kino this week? (17 April - 23 April)
The following films are on at the English language cinema Haydn Kino on Mariahilfestrasse between 10 April and 16 April:
Two teenage girls go missing as they fly from Austria to fight in Syria
Two teenager girls who say they have left Austria to fight in Syria have trigged an international search operation from the Austrian police. The two - a 15-year-old and a 16-year-old - left identical letters behind telling their families goodbye and that "we will meet in in Paradise". The letters told of their plans to go to Syria to "fight for Islam". The parents of the girls reported that their children had gone missing last week and since then the police tracked them to Turkish city of Adana, where they had flown to from Austria - after that the police lost track of the girls. Adana is 75 miles northwest of Aleppo, a city that became a major battleground during the civil war taking place in Syria. Police spokesman Thomas Keiblinger say that the police are taking the farewell letters "very seriously" and are now conducting an international search for two teenage girls who left farewell letters announcing plans to "fight for Islam" in Syria. Both girls come from families who immigrated from Bosnia but have not been fully identified by Austrian police.
Ricky Martin to perform at Life Ball 2014
In a celebrating of joys of life, sensuousness and a tribute to handsomeness, the Life Ball 2014 has announced that the Latino star Ricky Martin, chosen many times over as Sexiest Man Alive, will perform at the event.
Pony And Trapped After Too Much Fresh Grass
A roly-poly pony lost its balance on an Alpine slope due to its calorie-overloaded body.
The most popular stories –
last 7 days
|What are the unions doing to fight unemployment?|
|Glock Pays High Price In Hope Of Olympic Gold|
|Austria encouraged by IEA to tap into shale gas|
|Austrian Grand Prix on the search for 'grid girls'|
|Banks Leave The Sinking Ship And No-One Cares|
Why suffer in silence. Let off steam by letting our readers share your troubles. File your complaints about anything and everything here.
Our ombudsman David Rogers will try and help solve some of the problems from lazy civil servants through to incompetent companies – and at the very least the worst transgressors will end up in our weekly special report.