Review depicts Germany’s most recent chancellors – Gerhard Schröder, Helmut
Schmidt, Angela Merkel and Helmut Kohl – sitting in front of a painting by Barnett Newman.
Calix’s musical response refers to a quote by Oscar Wilde – ‘When bankers get together for dinner, they discuss Art. When artists get together for dinner, they discuss Money' – and aptly mirrors the scene in the photograph.
This second event in a series of Hayward Gallery lates offers a distinctive experience of Gursky’s work, as the music captures the rhythm, colour and complexity of his photographs.