FRANKFURT, June 18, 2013 BNY Mellon, the global leader in investment management and investment services, is to support the new exhibition by American photographer Philip-Lorca diCorcia at the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt in its role as corporate sponsor.
Regarded as one of the most important and influential American artists of his generation, this is the first time that a retrospective of diCorcia's photographs is being shown in Europe, comprising a total of 124 examples of his work. The exhibition spans a creative period of more than 20 years and includes portraits, landscapes, interiors, still lifes, snapshots and travel photographs.
"Supporting the arts is an important part of BNY Mellon's heritage, and we remain committed to playing our part in enriching the cultural life of our local communities around the world. We are delighted to be able to play a part in bringing the work of Philip-Lorca diCorcia to the German public", said Fred Bromberg, Country Executive for Germany at BNY Mellon.
"Thanks to the dedication of BNY Mellon and the museum cooperation pool of the city of Frankfurt am Main we are in a position to give art-loving visitors the opportunity to enjoy the work of the outstanding artist Philip-Lorca diCorcia", said Max Hollein, Director of the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt. "We really appreciate this productive cooperation with BNY Mellon and look forward to our joint opening of the exhibition."
The diCorcia exhibition at the Schirn Kunsthalle is the second major cultural event BNY Mellon has supported in Frankfurt, following its sponsorship of ‘Beckmann & Amerika' at the Städel Museum in 2011.
The exhibition Philip-Lorca diCorcia: Photographs 1975-2012 will run at the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt from June 20 to September 8, 2013.
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