Wolfgang Bartels Photographie

  Wolfgang Bartels
photographical autodidact
2018 "Nigeria between Tradition and Modernism"
DAA Deutsche Angestellten-Akademie Hannover
2018 "Retrospection - Photographies by Wolfgang Bartels", Bomann-Museum Celle


numerous pictures in private and public collections, especially in : Canadian Museum of Civilization, Ottawa/Gatineau, Canada – Glenbow Museum Art Gallery Library Archives, Calgary, Canada – Drents Museum, Assen, The Netherlands – Fotomuseum of Kappeln, Germany – Collection Gerd Schnakenwinkel (GAFF), Rotenburg/Wümme – Collection Robert Werling, Santa Barbara, USA – Collection of the „Haus der Fotografie Hannover e.V.“ in the Sprengel Museum Hannover, Germany – Acquisition of the complete exhibition „Moorscapes – A Vanishing Legacy“ by the Niedersaechsisches Landesmuseum Hannover, Germany for their permanent collection after completion of an international tour

currently working mainly in black + white, since 1992 intensive studies of the American West – Coast Photography, since 2002 increasing engagement in street-life photography