Chic Clicks: Creativity and Commerce in Contemporary Fashion Photography
January 24 - May 5, 2002
Chic Clicks, was the first exhibition to visualize a debate between aesthetic images and commercial pressures in the world of contemporary fashion photography. The exhibition included some 40 international photographers, maybe known for their work in contemporary art or for their work as fashion photographers for cutting-edge magazines, selected to present both their free and personal work as well as published editorials from fashion magazines and advertising campaigns. Chic Clicks was curated by Ulrich Lehmann.
Artists in the exhibition included Fred Aufray, Laetitia Benat, Anuschka Bloomers & Niels Schumm, Koto Bolofo, Mark Borthwick, Jean-François Carly, Alex Cayley, Banu Cennetoglu, Donald Christie, Philippe Cometti, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Corinne Day, Horst Diekgerdes, Anders Edström, Alexei Hay, Takashi Homma, Mikael Jansson, Marcelo Krasilcic, Christophe Kutner, Tom Lingnau and Frank Schumacher, Glen Luchford, Richard Prince, Dmon Prunner, Blaise Reuterswärd, Terry Richardson, Saitoshi Saikusa, Jimo Salako, Luis Sanchis, Collier Schorr, Cindy Sherman, David Sims, Antonio Spinoza, Larry Sultan, Iké Udé, Javier Vallhonrat, Jonathan de Villiers, Matthias Vriens and Erwin Wurm.
The exhibition traveled to the FotoMuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland and the NRW Forum for Culture, Dusseldorf, Germany.