The Perfect Moment

Mercedes-Benz Icons of Photography

The exhibition shows Mercedes-Benz icons of photography. Images, in which composition, light, subject and emotion all align perfectly to capture the perfect moment.
The icons stand out from the plethora of photos, fascinating their viewers and becoming an embodied testimony of their time. More than 60 photographs are on display, representing the genres art, fashion, portrait, landscape, architecture, documentary and photojournalism, showing the immense allure of Mercedes-Benz for the camera.

Exhibition venues:
Mercedes-Benz Brand Center, Cologne, Germany: 09.04.2013 – 11.07.2013
Mercedes-Benz Brand Center, Munich, Germany: 17.07.2013 – 30.09.2013
Avantgarde Diaries Office, New York, USA: 20.11.2013 – 20.12.2013
Mercedes-Benz World Brooklands, London, United Kingdom: 28.02.2014 – 15.06.2014
Mercedes-Benz Brand Center, Stuttgart, Germany: 31.08.2014 – 03.11.2014
Mercedes-Benz Brand Center, Berlin, Germany: 24.03.2015 – 25.09.2015
Mercedes-Benz Brand Center, Milan, Italy: 30.03.2016 – 30.10.2016
Mercedes-Benz World Berlin, Germany: 22.12.2016 – end of 2017

Serge Cohen, Quai de la Gare, Paris, 1991

Hans-Peter Gaukler, Cars, Carpets & Architecture, 2011

Evgen Bavčar, Mercedes. Vue tactile 2, 1991

Wolfgang Wilhelm, 2012

Exhibition Venue, Avantgarde Diaries, New York

Exhibition Venue, Avantgarde Diaries, New York

Exhibition Venue, Avantgarde Diaries, New York

Exhibition Venue, Avantgarde Diaries, New York

Exhibition Venue, Mercedes-Benz Brand Center Munich

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