At DAM, the German Museum of Architecture in Frankfurt, portraits of prominent international architects photographed by Ingrid von Kruse are on exhibit until January 15.

Eminent Architects. Seen by Ingrid von Kruse
32 world-famous architects , names known to the general public such as Tadao Ando, Gottfried Böhm, Mario Botta, Santiago Calatrava, David Chipperfield, Peter Eisenman, Norman Foster, Frank O. Gehry, Meinhard von Gerkan, Zaha Hadid, Hans Hollein, Bjarke Ingels, Helmut Jahn, Rem Koolhaas, Phyllis Lambert, Daniel Libeskind, Volkwin Marg, Richard Meier, Rafael Moneo, Oscar Niemeyer, Ryue Nishizawa, Ieoh Ming Pei, Dominique Perrault, Renzo Piano, Richard Rogers, Kazuyo Sejima, Àlvaro Siza, Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown, Albert Speer, Oswald Mathias Ungers and Peter Zumthor, appear in the photographs of Ingrid von Kruse.

Accompanied by photographs and sketches of the designs created in their architectural studios and brief comments, Ingrid von Kruse?s black and white photographs tell the story of contemporary architecture through its principal representatives, portrayed in their offices, at home or on recent construction sites.

(Agnese Bifulco)

Title: Eminent Architects. Seen by Ingrid von Kruse
Dates: November 19 2011 – January 15 2012
Location: DAM German Museum of Architecture, Frankfurt, Germany
Illustrations: © Ingrid von Kruse courtesy of DAM