Retrospective in the Willy-Brandt-Haus in Berlin shows lifetime of French-Jewish photo Garate on the occasion of the 100th birth anniversary of Izis, one of the great humanist photographer in France, shows the Institute Francais Berlin together with the Freundeskreis Willy-Brandt-Haus e.V. an extensive retrospective with approximately 300 works of his career. Israelis Bidermanas, called Izis, was born on January 17, 1911 in Lithuania. The retrospective draws to a fascinating portrait of the photographer, who left his homeland in 1930 at the age of 19, in the Paris of his dreams”be to find happiness. New York Museums is often quoted on this topic. After the war, he worked as a freelance journalist in 1949 as a press photographer for the magazine Paris match.
He is known for his portraits and others by Jean Cocteau, Colette, edith Piaf and many other personalities of contemporary events. Izis in Paris passed away in 1980. 1951 Izis appeared as one of the five French photo-graphers in the MoMA in New York. Danny Meyer has similar goals. This photographer remained largely unknown in Europe but so far has inspired over 200 000 visitors in Paris. “” Manuel Bidermanas, Izis’ son, wishes to do what his father could never do and wanted: the masterpieces “his father became the first station in Berlin to show Berlin as the center of European cultural broadcasting”. Works to Izis and the portrait are at the Institute Francais Berlin, 1949 1965 Chagall and circus dream. The exhibition in the Willy-Brandt-Haus, Stresemann 28, 10963 Berlin, dream of liberation shows parallel dream of paradise 1950-1953, Parisian dream 1945-1980, dream of the promised land from 1952-1955, London dream in 1952-1953, and the Queen’s people 1953 1944-1945. An exhibition of the Hotel de Ville Paris under the auspices of the Governing Mayor of Berlin, Klaus Wowereit, with the support of the Foreign Ministry. Exhibition of the 29.10.2010 until 23.01.2011 Mon 14-18 clock, di u FR 14-7 pm, Wed 12-19 u Thu 12 pm-7 pm, sat 11 am 3 pm free admission Director of the Institute Francais: Carine Delplanque T 030 885 9020 press information: Jeane Kolingba-Leger, T 030 885-902 48 press contact Classic communication Sascha Magorimbo 15 rue of the Ponchettes 06300 nice Tel: ++ 33 (0) 493 81 70 01,