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Leica Oskar Barnack Award Winner 2020

2020.10.23 - 2021.02.07
For a long time, the LOBA, established since 1980, is one of the most renowned international photography awards. This year's winning series will be on display at the Leica Gallery Wetzlar, until February 2021.


2020.02.06 - 2020.09.27
Since ten years, the internationally acclaimed film director and photo artist Franziska Stünkel has been travelling with her Leica Camera through Asia, Africa, Europe, and America in search of natural reflections in shop windows, which, in their concentration, tell of the coexistence of human life.

Leica Hall of Fame 2019 & Written in Ice

2019.11.14 - 2019.03.22
In the Leica Galerie Wetzlar the artworks of the great German reportage photographer, Walter Vogel, as well as photographs by Ragnar Axelsson, taken with the new Leica SL2, can be seen.

La souffrance de la lumière

2019.09.05 - 2019.11.03
"… Quelles que soient les idées présentes dans mon travail, elles naissent de l'errance et de la marche."
Dans le cadre d’une collaboration spéciale avec Leica, cette exposition d’Alex Webb présente une sélection personnelle tirée de son travail varié et riche.

Lenny Kravitz

2019.05.24 - 2019.08.25
He is a man of many talents: a legendary musician for decades; and a successful actor and designer. Photography has also been a part of his creative personality for a long time.

Leica Oskar Barnack Award

2019.02.27 - 2019.05.05
Vom 27. Februar bis zum 5. Mai 2019 präsentiert die Leica Galerie Wetzlar die Ausstellung „Leica Oskar Barnack Award – Gewinner und Finalisten 2018“.

Leica Hall of Fame 2018

2018.11.16 - 2019.02.17
“Photography is history. There are certain moments that we don't see unless we photograph them.”


2018.09.19 - 2018.11.06
The Leica Gallery Wetzlar presents the exhibition „Plethora“ by Julio Bittencourt.

Leica Hall of Fame 2018

2018.05.17 - 2018.09.09
“I don’t consider myself a documentary photographer – documentary photography suggests you just stand back, that you’re not in the picture, you’re just recording. I am in the picture but I am not the picture.”

Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2017

2018.03.02 - 2018.05.27
The works of all twelve finalists will be on view from 2 March to 27 May 2018 in a large exhibition at the Leica Gallery Wetzlar. The catalogue LOBA 2017 presents the winners and finalists in detail with comprehensive portfolios and interviews and accompanies the exhibition.