moments in architecture: iwan baan major retrospective at VITRA

From October 21, 2023 to March 3, 2024, the VITRA Design Museum in Germany is launching the first major retrospective of Iwan Baan’s globally renowned oeuvre. The exhibition titled ‘Iwan Baan: Moments in Architecture’ reflects the photographer’s broad scope by drawing up a panorama of global architecture in the early twenty-first… Continue reading


Exhibition at the MAXXI Museum Rome 28 June 2023 > 25 February 2024 Conceived as an “open deposit,” the Collection’s new display showcases the experimentation of the most current creative scene, among the most recent acquisitions, the great masters and the younger generations. The exhibition also becomes the place… Continue reading

Iwan Baan: Prague Diary

Exhibition at CAMP Prague, Iwan Baan: Prague Diary, 10/05 – 20/08 Through the center, the periphery, and the landscape along the Vltava River. It is a hot August day, the sidewalk burns, the air is heavy. The pulse of the city beats in a slow rhythm, the atmosphere is… Continue reading

Iwan Baan – Encountering Hombroich – Museum Insel Hombroich

Iwan Baan – Encountering Hombroich 26 March 2023 – 13 August 2023 Friday–Sunday12:00 – 17:00 Rooms for Photography, Raketenstation Hombroich In the summer of 2022, the artist was a guest at Hombroich to photographically document the impressive walk-in sculptures of Erwin Heerich (1922-2004) on the occasion of his 100th birthday. The result… Continue reading

Vitra Design Museum – Iwan Baan

21.10.2023 – 03.03.2024 Iwan Baan is one of today’s leading photographers of architecture and urban design. His images document the growth of global megacities and portray buildings by prominent contemporary architects including Herzog & de Meuron, Rem Koolhaas, and Zaha Hadid. The first large retrospective of the Dutch photographer’s work… Continue reading

From Las Vegas to Rome: Photographs by Iwan Baan | American Academy in Rome

Curated by Lindsay Harris, interim Andrew Heiskell Arts Director. Opening reception: Thursday, October 6, 7:00 to 9:00pm. When they published Learning from Las Vegas in 1972, Denise Scott Brown and Robert Venturi revolutionized architecture by claiming that the lessons the American desert town had to offer equaled those… Continue reading

MOMENTUM OF LIGHT – Georges Festival France

Momentum of Light is showing at the Georges Festival in Rennes, Frace, Sept 24th until October 9th 2022 MOMENTUM OF LIGHT explore l’interaction entre la lumière naturelle du soleil, architecture vernaculaire et vie quotidienne du Burkina Faso. L’exposition présente une série d’images captées par le photographe néerlandais Iwan… Continue reading

The Gallery Club at Unseen Amsterdam – The Gallery Club

For our first presentation at Unseen Amsterdam we have curated a solo exhibition with Baan’s series Momentum of Light, a collaboration with architect Francis Kéré, the 2022 laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. Opening hours Unseen Amsterdam 2022 Invitation only: Thursday 15 September VIP Preview 14.00 – 17.00… Continue reading

Momentum of Light at the AA in London

Momentum of Light explores the interplay between natural sunlight, vernacular architecture and everyday life in the West African nation of Burkina Faso. The exhibition presents a series of images captured by Dutch photographer Iwan Baan during his travels with Burkinabè architect Francis Kéré through Burkina Faso in March 2020, during… Continue reading

Momentum of Light at Xposure Photofestival 2022 in Sharjah

Momentum of Light is shown at the Xposure Photofestival 2022 in Sharjah 9-15 February 2022 Momentum of Light – Iwan Baan… Continue reading

The Hare With Amber Eyes

The Hare with Amber Eyes tells the story of the Ephrussi family—celebrated in the 2010 memoir and The New York Times bestseller of the same name by Edmund de Waal—and showcases the breadth and depth of their illustrious collection. The exhibition, on view at the Jewish Museum from November… Continue reading

Kunstmuseum Olten: Programm / Ausstellungen / Iwan Baan

25.08. — 14.11.2021 | Parterre & Beletage Momentum of light Photography – Architecture – Art: The Kunstmuseum Olten focus on this triad with its two autumn exhibitions. We are simultaneously showing works by the internationally renowned Dutch architectural photographer, Iwan Baan (*1975), and the Swiss artist and Meret Oppenheim award winner Daniela Keiser (*1963), who… Continue reading