The Art Collection Deutsche Börse is one of the most important collections of contemporary photography in Europe and now comprises over 1,800 works by roughly 120 international artists. In 2019, the Art Collection Deutsche Börse will celebrate its twentieth anniversary. The focus of the collection is on a variety of key themes in contemporary photography since the mid-twentieth century. Represented in the collection are positions already considered classics as well as works by younger artists. Artistic projects and conceptual works are complemented by comprehensive groups of works by photojournalists.
XL Photography 6 is the sixth photo book that presents the Art Collection’s recent acquisitions, featuring works by twenty different artists purchased over the last four years: Judith Ammann, Florian Albrecht-Schoeck, Jana Bissdorf, Walker Evans, Samuel Fosso, Weronika Gęsicka, Paul Graham, Hsu-Pin Lee, Dana Lixenberg, Lilly Lulay, Mike Mandel, Susan Meiselas, Zanele Muholi, Gabriele und Helmut Nothhelfer, Helga Paris, Gordon Parks, Heinrich Riebesehl, Julian Röder, Malte Sänger, and Guy Tillim.