Rudolf Bonvie
German, born 1947
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Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2016
Who Are Your #femaleheroes?,
PRISKA PASQUER
2015
| PRISKA PASQUER at Art Cologne 2015,
PRISKA PASQUER
2014
Galerie Priska Pasquer at Art Paris 2014,
PRISKA PASQUER

Regarded as one of Germany’s earliest media artists, Rudolf Bonvie is best known for his digital assemblages of film stills, media images, and fashion photographs, placed alongside his own photographs. While largely focused on the various ways images are used to both inform and manipulate the public, more recently Bonvie has turned his attention directly to the internet. He creates what he calls “tumblrworks”—a combination of his own images and those culled from the social media website, Tumblr (see his own Tumblr here). Lacking any narrative structure or formal system of ordering his images, Bonvie draws attention to the medium, its digital distribution, and their impact on the viewer.