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March 29 to June 25, 2006

Extended Environments

Volker W. Seding,
Malay Tapir.
Brookfield, Illinois, USA, 1985,
chromogenic print.
Gift of the artist, 1999.
© 2006 V. Seding

Explore issues of containment and the creation of man-made environments for exotic animals in captivity through early press prints and the work of contemporary photographer, Volker Seding.

Works in the Exhibition

Volker Seding
Canadian, born 1943
Elephant. Toronto, Canada
1985
chromogenic print
Gift of the artist, 1999

Volker Seding
Canadian, born 1943
Malay Tapir. Brookfield, Illinois, USA
1985
chromogenic print
Gift of the artist, 1999

Volker Seding
Canadian, born 1943
Leopard. Usti, Czechoslovakia
1992
chromogenic print
Gift of the artist, 1999

Volker Seding
Canadian, born 1943
African Grey Hornbills. Zurich, Switzerland
1992
chromogenic print
Gift of the artist, 1999

Volker Seding
Canadian, born 1943
Black Rhinoceros. Zurich, Switzerland
1992
chromogenic print
Gift of the artist, 1999

Volker Seding
Canadian, born 1943
Baboons. Arnhem, the Netherlands
1989
chromogenic print
Gift of the artist, 1999
Unknown: Associated Press, Berlin

[Elephant, New York Zoo] “A Dangerous Act”
1933
gelatin silver print
Anonymous gift, 2002
Unknown: Associated Press, Berlin

[Düsseldorf Zoo] “Josef Pallenberg, Sculptor and His Model”
1932
gelatin silver print
Anonymous gift, 2002
Unknown: Associated Press, Berlin

[Elephants, Berlin Zoo] “Morning Gymnastics”
1930s
gelatin silver print
Anonymous gift, 2002
Dr. Herbert Schmidt-Schaumberger
German, active 1930s

[Weighing Animals]
1930s
gelatin silver print
Anonymous gift, 2002

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