Düsseldorf Photo Weekend returns for its fifth instalment



For its fifth year, Düsseldorf Photo Weekend will return to showcase works in over fifty galleries, museums, institutions and showrooms in the German city, from February 12-14, 2016, encompassing the medium of photography, from its origins to today. Highlights from the weekend include the opening of Horst: Photographer of Style in the NRW-Forum, showing famous and previously unreleased images from legendary fashion photographer Horst P. Horst, as well as sketchbooks and private letters to Salvador Dalí and others. The Kunsthalle Dusselforf will dedicate a solo exhibition to Chinese artist Song Dong, who has been shaping contemporary conceptual art in China since the 1990s, contributing to cultural and political change. Among the various shows, the annual Portolfio Review will also take place, as well as lectures and artist talks in the Haus der Universitaet and other locations.