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Latest Catalogue Available: “Marcus Metzner – Photography”

New Catalogue - Marcus Metzner: Photography

The latest catalogue “Marcus Metzner – Photography” is available! Many photographs on more than 70 pages as well as texts by Stefan Pelzer-Florack (Head of the Education and Culture Department of the City of Grevenbroich) and Jürgen Meister (artist and gallery owner, Lübeck Travemünde) offer exciting insights. The entire catalogue is bilingual German/English.

Click here for the digital preview – the printed version is also available directly from me. Feel free to contact me by e-mail!

Exhibition – “Marcus Metzner: Interventions” – Photography

Exhibition "Interventions" - Marcus Metzner - Photography - Museum Forum8, Düsseldorf

“Interventions” is the title of my new exhibition, which will be presented at Museum Forum 8 in Düsseldorf, Germany, from August 11 to 27, 2023.

Marcus Metzner: “Interventions”

August 11 to 27, 2023
Opening hours Saturdays & Sundays, 12:00 to 05:00 pm each day.

Vernissage: Friday, 11.08.2023, 06:00 pm

Extra action: on Saturday, August 19, there will be another reading performance in the exhibition! Under the title “Bad Stories” I present Short Stories & Co. – of course also my winning story of the German Short Thriller Award!

Reading “Schlimme Geschichten” – Short Stories & Co // Saturday, August 19, 2023 Registration is required at Admission to the event costs 10 euros, for members of the AKK Düsseldorf 7 euros.

Museum Forum 8
Am Schloss Eller
Heidelberger Straße 30B
40229 Düsseldorf

Many thanks to the “Arbeitskreis Kultur im Stadtbezirk 8” of the city of Düsseldorf!

Exhibition in the museum of AKK Düsseldorf at Eller Castle

Exhibition "Wir sind zurück" AKK Düsseldorf

The Düsseldorf artist group kreativAcht invites you to the joint exhibition “Wir sind zurück” (We are back). I am delighted about the invitation and will be happy to participate with several works!

“Wir sind zurück”
April 21 till April 30, 2023
Opening hours Saturdays & Sundays, 11:00 to 18:00

Vernissage: Friday, 21.04.2023, 18:00 hrs.

Museum of the Arbeitskreis Kultur
At Schloss Eller (Eller Castle)
Heidelberger Street 30B
40229 Düsseldorf

Harmony of Colors: Exhibition at Stahlwerk Becker

Exhibition "Harmony of Colours" - Marcus Metzner - Photography

From March 18 to April 10, 2023, the exhibition “Harmony of Colors” will take place at the Gründerzentrum Willich (Stahlwerk Becker), in which I will participate with a number of works.

Gründerzentrum Willich
Stahlwerk Becker
Gießerallee 19
47877 Willich

Vernissage: Saturday, March 18, 2023, 4:00 p.m.
Patron: Christian Pakusch, Mayor of the City of Willich

The exhibition is open daily from 10:00 to 17:00.

Extended: Exhibition Winter Light

The exhibition “Winter Light” in Langwaden Monastery is extended until February 06, 2023!

LOOK+FEEL: Contemporary Photography

Exhibition LOOK+FEEL - contemporary photography - Marcus Metzner - Verein Meerbuscher Künstler e.V. - Teloy Mühle Meerbusch

From 03 to 11 December 2022 the “Meerbusch Artists Association” shows contemporary photography from the Rhein-Kreis Neuss region. I am very pleased about the invitation and look forward to what is sure to be an exciting exhibition with different photographic positions. Participants are Amédé Ackermann, Ilse Petry-Ambrosius, Uwe Bedenbecker, Erika Danes, Markus Hoffmann, Horst Jösch, Marcus Metzner, Klaus Niewöhner, Erika Anna Schumacher and Siegrid van Sierenberg.

The vernissage will take place on Saturday, 03.12.2022 at 4:00 p.m.

Opening hours: Mon – Sat 3-6pm, Sun 11am-6pm.

Teloy Mühle, Dr.-Stephan-Grüter-Platz, 40668 Meerbusch
Navigation: Kemperallee 10

“Between People”: Exhibition in Neuss

The joint exhibition “Between People” at the Kreishaus Neuss will take place from November 07 to December 02, 2022. Under the patronage of Hans-Jürgen Petrauschke, District Administrator of the Rhein-Kreis Neuss and with artistic advice from Dr. phil. Carola Gries, a wide variety of works by members of Kunst.Neuss e.V. were selected.

Opening on Monday, 07 November 2022, 4:00 p.m.
Welcome: Dr. Susanne Altweger
Greetings: District Administrator Hans-Jürgen Petrauschke

Lichthof of the Neuss District Hall
Oberstrasse 91
41460 Neuss

Opening hours: Mon-Thu 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Fri 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Winter Light: Exhibition at Langwaden Monastery

From 05 November 2022 to 23 January 2023, the Neusser Künstlerverein Kunst.Neuss e.V. presents the joint exhibition “Winterlicht”. The opening will take place on 05 November 2022 at 16:00.

Langwaden Monastery
41516 Grevenbroich

Versandhalle Grevenbroich
Marcus Metzner: PHOTOGRAPHY

Marcus Metzner Photography Exhibition Versandhalle Grevenbroich 2022 title

From September 11 to October 02, 2022 I show a cross-section of my work in an extensive solo exhibition in the Grevenbroich “Versandhalle” (shipping hall). I am very pleased about the invitation of the city of Grevenbroich – the old industrial building is a wonderful exhibition space.

Sunday, September 11, 2022
12:00 pm

Holger Günther, Chairman of the Cultural Committee of the City of Grevenbroich, will take over the welcoming at the vernissage. Stefan Pelzer-Florack, Head of the Department of Education and Culture, will kindly take over the introduction!

Versandhalle Grevenbroich
41515 Grevenbroich

Opening hours: Saturdays & Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

I will donate the proceeds of the exhibition to Asphalt e.V./fiftyfifty.

But that was not all: to the language of images in the photographs now comes a bit of words and writing: just now I was nominated for the German Short Thriller Award. And that’s why there will now also be a public reading by me in the photo exhibition.

Public Reading “Schlimme Geschichten” (which translates ‘Terrible Stories’)
Short Stories & Co.
Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.

I look forward to plenty of visitors!


Exhibition Hohe Kunst - AlpiNEum Neuss - 2022 - Artists of Kunst.Neuss e.V. - Metzner Photography

From August 13 to September 22, 2022, various artists from Kunst.Neuss e.V. will be exhibiting at the AlpiNEum in Neuss. Bizarre? Come on! Off to the mountains!

The Kunst.Neuss e.V. together with AlpiNEum director Christoph Rehlinghaus invites you to a summit meeting around art! So do not hesitate, refreshment is provided during ascent and descent.

The exhibition is open from 13.8.2022 to 22.9.2022, Fridays, 14.00 to 19.00, Saturdays 10.00 to 16.00, Sundays from 12.00 to 16.00.
Vernissage: August 13, 2022, 2:00 p.m.

AlpiNEum Neuss
Oberstrasse 7
41460 Neuss

Museum Kulturbahnhof Korschenbroich:
“Nothing Ordinary” – Photography

Exhibition "Nichts Alltägliches" - Museum Kulturbahnhof Korscheinbroich - six photographers - Ackermann, Altweger, Baecker, Metzner, Reinert, Selzer

From May 6 to 8, 2022, six photographers from Kunst.Neuss e.V. will exhibit at the Museum Kulturbahnhof Korschenbroich! Participating are Amédé Ackermann, Susanne Altweger, Hilla Baecker, Marcus Metzner, Susanne Reinert and Thomas Selzer.

The vernissage will take place on 06 May 2022, 7pm. The introductory speech will be given by Dr. Susanne Altweger.

We are all happy to have found an alternate date for this show originally scheduled for 01/22 – 01/30/22! The then current Corona regulations will apply.

Kulturbahnhof Korschenbroich
Am Bahnhof 2
41352 Korschenbroich

Thalia Bookstore Krefeld:

Marcus Metzner - Photography - Exhibition CONCRETE/TENDER#2 - Thalia Bookstore Krefeld Title

From February 19 to April 23,, 2022 I show more than 40 works in the exhibition CONCRETE/TENDER#2 in the Thalia bookstore in Krefeld.

Thalia Books Greven
Hochstr. 90-92
47798 Krefeld

Opening hours Mon – Fri 10:00 – 19:00, Sat 10:00 – 18:00

First impressions can already be seen here on the website in the section Projects/Exhibitions. A midissage is scheduled for March 12, 2022.

I will donate the proceeds of sold works to Aktion Deutschland hilft e.V., Nothilfe Ukraine.

Many of the photographs shown are also reproduced in the catalog CONCRETE/TENDER, published for the exhibition of the same name at Sparda Bank 2020. If interested, the catalog can be ordered online or – very welcome – just contact me directly (in the latter case EUR 12,- + postage).

Romaneum Neuss:
“Anchored in art”

Marcus Metzner photography - exhibition "anchored in art" Romaneum Neuss 2022 - title

This year’s annual exhibition of Kunst.Neuss e.V. is entitled “Anchored in art”. It will take place from March 19 to March 27, 2022 at the Romaneum (Brückstraße 1, 41460 Neuss, Germany). I will be present at the vernissage as well as on the last day of the exhibition. Three of my works will be there – they are currently still well packed and waiting to be shown…

EXTENDED! Virtual exhibition
“Usually Not Captured” – Photography

The exhibition originally shown at the gallery ‘The Box’ in Düsseldorf can be experienced again – now as a digital version in a virtual 3D space! Experience photo art digitally? This way!

Metzner/Mucha: Photography – Bergheim

The joint photography exhibition of Marcus Metzner and the Cologne photographer Karola Mucha, which was actually scheduled to begin on November 19, 2021 in Bergheim, has been postponed indefinitely for the time being.

Ballhaus Düsseldorf

From September 24 to 29, 2021, the exhibition “Kunst ist Seelsorge” will take place in the Ballhaus in Düsseldorf. Members of the Kunst.Neuss e.V. show various works – I am pleased to be there with some photographs as well. The public Vernissage takes place on Saturday, 25.09. at 4pm. I will be there from 11am and look forward to meeting you!

Ballhaus im Nordpark
Kaiserswerther Straße 380
40474 Düsseldorf, Germany

Kunst.Neuss: Photography

The photographers of the Neuss artists’ association Kunst.Neuss e.V. present excerpts of their work in a virtual joint exhibition until August 01, 2021. Nice collaboration! Go directly to the exhibition here!

Art in the store: PopUp Gallery in Neuss

Marcus Metzner - Photography - f.l.t.r.: Blue Roofs (2016), Colour Code Information (2020), Color/Shape Condition (2020)
Marcus Metzner – Photography – f.l.t.r..: Blue Roofs (2016), Colour Code Information (2020), Color/Shape Condition (2020)

For the first time in Neuss, a vacant store is used as an art gallery: the Neuss artists’ association Kunst.Neuss e.V. exhibits in Sebastianusstraß 4 in downtown Neuss. The works can be seen through the shop window in any case – from 22.03.2021, it is also possible to make an appointment by telephone with the association’s chair(wo)men Robert Jordan and Susanne Althöfer (0172-2028449). The PopUp Gallery will initially remain until the middle of the year 2021. I am pleased to be represented with a number of works!

Virtual 3D Exhibition “Usually Not Captured”

Virtual exhibition - Marcus Metzner: 'Usually Not Captured' - Photography

The exhibition “Usually Not Captured” shown at the Düsseldorf gallery “The Box” can be seen as a virtual 3D version since March 22. To view or to “re-experience” it, simply click here!

Outlook: Exhibitions 2021

In the hope that next year a more extensive range of exhibitions will be possible again, I would like to point out a few planned events already now… Save the date!

  • 20 – 28.03.2021: Anniversary exhibition of Kunst.Neuss e.V., Romaneum, Neuss – unfortunately can not take place due to the ongoing pandemic.
  • 23 – 24.05.2021: “In the beginning was” – an initiative of the “Artists4Future” movement in Jüchen unfortunately can not take place due to the ongoing pandemic.
  • 23 – 30.09.2021: Exhibition at the Ballhaus, Düsseldorf

Virtual 3D Exhibition CONCRETE/TENDER

Virtual Exhibition - Marcus Metzner: CONCRETE/TENDER - Photography

The exhibition originally shown at Sparda Bank West in Neuss is now presented as a digital version in a virtual 3D room.

Click here to go directly to the exhibition page.

Cancelled: Exhibition at Kunstraum Konstantin, Mönchengladbach

Unfortunately, the joint exhibition of photographers of Kunst.Neuss e.V. in the Kunstraum Konstantin in Mönchengladbach, planned for shortly before Christmas 2020 (Friday, 11.12. – Sunday, 13.12.2020) has to be cancelled due to the Corona Pandemic. We hope for an alternative date for the photo show in 2021.

Exhibition “Verankert” (Anchored)

The exhibition “Verankert” (Anchored) planned for the 35th anniversary of Kunst.Neuss e.V. from 10 to 23 September 2020 is unfortunately cancelled due to the coronavirus. We all hope that the exhibition can be rescheduled for next year.

Virtual catalogue: Usually Not Captured

Marcus Metzner Photography, digital catalogue of the exhibition Usually Not Captured, The Box, Kunstraum/Galerie, Dusseldorf

The coronavirus has caused quite a stir in the culture industry. “Physical” exhibitions were not possible for a long time, and many future exhibitions for 2020 have already been cancelled. So here is a small alternative: A digital view of the works! Have a look at the complete catalogue of the exhibition “Usually Not Captured” (which originally took place in the Düsseldorf gallery “The Box”) as a digital version for browsing here on the web! Just click on the title or the picture above – have fun!

Exhibition: In the beginning…

Marcus Metzner Photography "Counterflow"
“Counterflow”, Photography, (c) Marcus Metzner

The exhibition “In the beginning…” – an initiative of the “Artists4Future” movement – planned for Whitsun 2020 in Jüchen cannot take place due to the current corona situation. The exhibition has now been postponed to Whitsun 2021 (23/24 May).


Marcus Metzner Photography Exhibition Concrete/Tender Neuss

January 20 – April 03, 2020, Neuss – In the exhibition CONCRETE / TENDER I present more than 20 new works.

Sparda-Bank West
Krefelder Str. 62
41460 Neuss

Opening hours Mo, Tu, Th 09:00 – 18:00, We, Fr 09:00 – 13:00

A catalogue has been published to accompany the exhibition. If you are interested, please contact me directly or order via Amazon.

Exhibition: Time

Marcus Metzner Photography Exhibition Kunst.Neuss, Neuss Artits Association, Ballhaus im Nordpark, Dusseldorf

From January 24 to January 30, 2020, a joint exhibition on the theme „Time is Life“ will take place in Düsseldorf – I am delighted to be part of it with some works! Many artists – including myself – will be present at the vernissage on 25 January at 16:00. Opening hours are always from 11.00 o’clock to 17.00 o’clock.

Exhibition venue:
Ballhaus im Nordpark
Kaiserswerther Straße 380
40474 Düsseldorf

Exhibition: Langwaden Monastery

From September 21 to November 30, 2019, a joint exhibition will take place in the Langwaden Monastery in Grevenbroich. The jurors have selected four of my works. Patron of the exhibition is the mayor of Grevenbroich Klaus Krützen. I will be present at the vernissage on September 21 at 16:00 and look forward to many visitors together with all participants!

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German Crime Short Story Award 2022

Marcus Metzner is the winner of the German Crime Short Story Award 2022

You can tell stories with photographs – but of course also with texts. I am very happy to have won the German Crime Short Story Award 2022! If you want to discover my award-winning (and other great) stories: The anthology “Tatort Eifel 8” has just been published by KBV-Verlag! (German Language)

CONCRETE/TENDER#2: C-Print Special Edition

Marcus Metzner - Photography - Colour Code Information

The work “Colour Code Information” is also for sale in a special edition as a C-print. For the exhibition CONCRETE/TENDER#2 I offer it at special conditions. All info in the projects/exhibitions section.


Marcus Metzner Photography Exhibition Concrete/Tender Neuss

If you are interested in purchasing the catalogue, please contact me directly or order via Amazon.

fiftyfifty Gallery: Help with art!

The fiftyfifty gallery in Düsseldorf sells art for homeless people. Exclusively available there: my work “Antennas”! Click here to go to the fiftyfifty website!

Catalogue Usually Not Captured

Marcus Metzner Photography Exhibition Dusseldorf

If you are interested in purchasing the catalogue, please contact me directly or order via Blurb.

Art for homeless people

Marcus Metzner Photography - fiftyfifty Gallery Düsseldorf - Auction in aid of homeless people - April 2020

The fiftyfifty Gallery in Düsseldorf auctions art for homeless people. Currently, my work “Locations: Basel” can be purchased at the auction. Bid now!

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Locations: Paris - Photography - (c) Marcus Metzner

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