November 8–12, 2017: Paris. “German Contemporary Excellence” in the Grand Palais at the ParisPhoto, the worldwide leading trade fair for photography, with 149 galleries and 31 publishing houses from 31 countries as well as approximately 55,000 visitors.
Karl Lagerfeld, guest of honour at the 21st ParisPhoto, showed a never-before-seen selection of his favourite motifs, accompanied by a picture book published by Steidl. Gerhard Steidl curated the Meisterkreis exhibition “German Contemporary Excellence” which was very prominently displayed. Meisterkreis members on site were Leica, BMW and Van Volxem.
The VIP vernissage was opened by Dr. Nikolaus Meyer-Landrut, German Ambassador in Paris.