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A home is only a home when you feel comfortable in it. For this, your living space needs an individual touch. A beautiful picture wall is an easy option to let something personal flow into the room. But as tastes change, so does the wall design. Learn how you can easily keep your wall flexible and adapt it at any time.
American artist and photographer James Welling is currently presenting his new exhibition "Cento" at the Musée des Arts Contemporains in Grand-Hornu, Belgium. Until August 29, visitors can experience the artist's photographic works on architecture and statues of antiquity.
This August, Hamburg director and artist Henning Schulze presents his paintings for the first time in the exhibition BROKEN DREAMS. His paintings are fresh, colourful and unique.
The object frame of HALBE puts delicate works and objects stylishly in the limelight. We show you how you can get even more out of your Distance magnetic frame with a small design change.
Much has changed since the foundation of HALBE Rahmen GmbH, but what has remained the same is the striving for perfect framework conditions. In the course of history, HALBE has repeatedly set new quality standards and driven technical advances. This anniversary year, HALBE does not only look back at the beginnings and founding days of the company, but still has, in addition to the milestones they were able to set on the way to one of the world's leading quality manufacturers of picture frames, always the future in mind
75 years HALBE - and Egon Caspari has been with us as a loyal customer for over four decades. On the occasion of our anniversary, the photographer gives an insight into his experiences with HALBE. How did he discover our frames? What convinced him of the magnetic frames? And how does he look back on the last 43 years? That's what the conversation with Managing Director David Halbe is all about.
Timeless picture frames have been playing a major role in interior design again for some time now. The trend is moving away from pictures on acrylic glass or other materials, and back to the classic framed picture. Why are picture frames still such a popular design element?
On August 7, photographer and photojournalist Ulla Kimmig will open her first exhibition on the theme of "The Horse in the Service of Man" in her new mobile gallery trailer in Jesteburg near Hamburg (Germany). With the new gallery "Wild Mustang - The Horse Gallery" Kimmig wants to tell the story of the horse - a story that is closely intertwined with that of man.
Acrylic paintings have a very special radiance with their strong colours and their unique texture. They can emphasize the atmosphere of a room or become the sole eye-catcher. Therefore, they are also a popular element in wall design. How to hang your acrylic paintings properly and what there is to consider before, we'll show you here - step by step.
This year, Frankfurt photographer Ursula Edelmann celebrates her 95th birthday. Since June 16, visitors to the KunstRaum Bernusstraße can experience the artist's life's work anew. It is about sculptures, post-war machines and architecture.
We all have one or the other item with a particularly high emotional value in our closet. Whether it's your child's first onesie, costumes from performances, or jerseys from your favorite team - they deserve a place of honour on your wall! We will show you how to frame these mementos stylishly and easily.
For some years now, wood has been celebrating its great comeback in interior design, which is also reflected in wall decor. At HALBE, wooden picture frames are a long tradition. That is why HALBE offers wooden magnetic frames in maple, oak, alder, ash and walnut as well as in different colour shades from white to natural, brown to black, and four different moulding widths up to 200 x 300 cm. HALBE focuses on the highest quality with a sustainable approach to nature.
The 3D constructions of Pop Art artist James Rizzi, who died in 2011, are known all over the world. We at HALBE are often asked how to properly frame such a work. Here we explain how to properly present your Rizzi 3D.
As part of his exhibition for his diploma at the Munich Academy of Fine Arts, Philipp Benkert deals with September 11 and its shadows. The result are impressive forensic photographs of burnt mobile phones that cast deep shadows.
A collection of Japanese colour woodblock prints was rediscovered at the Kunstmuseum Moritzburg in Halle (Saale). The prints from the 18th century were refurbished for the first time and then presented harmoniously and safely in Conservo magnetic frame.
The unit picture-passepartout-frame is of considerable importance so that a picture can unfold its full radiance. In addition to the selection of the passepartout-colour, the passepartout art and the cutting should be given the greatest attention. For 75 years, the HALBE team has known the subtleties that must be observed in a perfect framing with passepartout so that the viewer's eye is drawn to the picture and remains in his memory
In the 80s, the Biberach photographer Jean Gallus created a photo series of his hometown. More than 30 years later, Dr. Wilfried Forschner follows his photographic traces and creates a unique hanging for his practice with the result.
The classic picture frame was designed for framing flat works of art. Increasingly, artists are working with multiple layers, characterful wavy papers or creating elaborate collages. But also special mementos, certificates with relief-like seals or precious sketches are increasingly framed for conservation and effective staging. For this, you need one thing: the Distance magnetic frame that offers space between the glass and the back wall.
The new exhibition by master photographer Flo Maak can be seen in Frankfurt until 30 April 2021. The focus is on plants, animals and volcanoes - and our coexistence with nature on a damaged planet.
The most important thing when buying a picture frame is that a particular picture fits into the frame. It is not always possible to fit pictures to the frame in terms of size, especially when it comes to older and rare pictures or photos. That is why it is important for the buyer to be familiar with the relevant technical terms
Most teenagers like to decorate their youth room with posters to always have their interests in mind. Movie posters are just as popular as pictures of their favorite bands and famous actors or cool sayings. But as is often the case, tastes change quickly, which is why new motifs are always needed. Smart is who renounces thumbtacks or even nails - they leave over the years many unsightly holes in the plaster or in the wallpaper and of course in the poster
Picture frames embellish every wall - a coloured wall, however, can present a certain challenge. After all, your motifs should be shown to advantage without appearing cluttered. Picture frames offer you plenty of options, whether in black, white, metal or wood.
Square framed pictures have enjoyed great popularity not only since Instagram & Co. Renowned painters, such as Gustav Klimt, liked to immortalize their expressive paintings on square canvases. Nowadays, smartphone users upload square pictures to social networks. Generally, square pictures represent high quality and detailed imagery. A square picture frame can enhance the charisma of an image while emphasizing the image dynamics. In addition, square framed pictures offer greater design freedom when it comes to hanging
Whether it's a short board or a long shelf space - if you pack a shelf full of books, it will look very squat and not particularly attractive. A nice change are picture frames in which you present a charming saying, a modern graphic or even an impressive black and white shot. HALBE Frame shows you how to arrange picture frames artfully in or on a shelf and which models are best suited for this.
The sketchbook is often a designer's faithful companion, ideas and drafts are visualized in it - and communicated. The sketch reveals what is simmering in the head, spontaneous inspirations are recorded. The essence of the later product is often already revealed in the sketch. And the personality and working method of the designer
Black and white artworks are something very special and have experienced a kind of renaissance in recent years. The pictorial content must speak for itself. By reducing to the essential, black and white photographs, charcoal sketches and etchings can surprise the viewer and draw the eye to the motif. The selection of a suitable picture frame should be given the greatest possible attention, as it supports the artistic and aesthetic effect
With STOPOVER, master's students of photography show the intermediate stages of their artistic development at the Museum Folkwang. The diverse works found their perfect stage in our HALBE magnetic frames.
Artwork should be well protected from external influences. Our supplier and market leader KLUG lists the most important quality features of conservational cardboard.
What is the difference between a simple passepartout and a folding passepartout? HALBE shows the basic differences and advantages, so that you can choose the right option for yourself!
On 19.10.2020 the exhibition opening of Holger Matthies' "Trias" took place in Hamburg. The poster artist creates completely new narratives and contexts by rearranging the images in triads.

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Isabell Steinert

The Freiburg photographer Isabell Steinert accompanies families from pregnancy to birth to the puerperium in a documentary yet artistic style.
From the concept to the realization of an art exhibition, many aspects have to be considered. Realizing an exhibition is very time-consuming - at the beginning of every exhibition project is the detailed planning - topic, exhibition location, target group, timing, financing, etc.. No matter if it is about impressive photographs, fancy lithographs or extravagant paintings - every exhibition should ideally arouse curiosity and interest among art lovers.
At the first Leica "Nature Day", there were exciting lectures and workshops on sports and nature photography. The renowned bike photographer Markus Greber led a workshop and presented a breathtaking shot of the Alps.
In this 40th jubilee year of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award, Leica Camera AG is honouring Luca Locatelli and Gonçalo Fonseca as the 2020 winners.
Cordula Flegel's photographs of alpine plants provide a special eye-catcher in the new rooms of the Hotel Ameron Neuschwanstein near Lake Alpsee
Two becomes one: The optimal museum picture frame with distance. Beauty is fleeting - thousands of pictures and paintings prove the opposite. With the right framing and care they often outlast centuries. In recent years, the focus of museums and art collectors has shifted significantly towards the prevention of art objects. HALBE Framing has therefore further developed the Conservo magnetic frame proven in European museums. Under the motto "play it safe with a distance", the Conservo-Distance magnetic frame was developed, which combines the best of several frame variants. It offers optimal conservation conditions for flat works on paper that are particularly worthy of protection and slightly three-dimensional objects that are to be mounted plano or free-floating. Simple framing from the top and magnetic spacer bars, in addition to a well thought-out design, are the distinguishing features of the new CONSERVO-DISTANCE frame.
Photo magazine FineArtPrinter recently published the triptych of photographer Martin Eringer, framed in HALBE magnetic frame. It shows the over 400-year-old stairs in the historic Löpsinger Gate in a new light.
When it comes to the color selection for the frame and passepartout, the choice of cardboard is usually one of our three white shades. In addition to these classics and a black material, there is now a new, light gray shade for cartons at HALBE.
The Museum Project thanks the National Museum of History and Art (MNHA) Luxembourg with a generous donation of contemporary photographies. A special exhibition displays a selection of these artworks and is now free to visit.
IBGosch in Kiel, Germany, offers fineArt prints and framing in exhibition quality for artists and art lovers. They are one of our HALBE premium partners.
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