Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Hamburger Bahnhof 3: Five Minutes of Pure Sculpture

One of the highlights to our visit to the Hamburger Hahnhof was a special exhibition of the light sculpture of Anthony McCall
Indeed when you enter the space it seems utterly black but soon you see the beams of light. John and I walked in to see a professional photographer posing his subject in the light.
Our eyes had to adjust again when we walked into into the huge adjoining space.
The huge space of the refurbished old railroad shed is perfect for this kind of artwork. People soon began to play with the light sculptures.
When we returned to the first room I shot this woman hesitating at the edge of the darkness.
John peered into the light beams to see what people were looking at.
The mist in the air is transformed by the cones of light into swirling tunnels. That's me at the top and John in the middle. Unforgettable!


  1. Glad you liked Mr McCall's installation, Mariana. I can't believe we almost overlooked visiting the Hamburger Bahnhof. It's a fab museum of contemporary art.