Albert Renger-Patzsch: Joy Before the Object


The great German photographer Albert Renger-Patzsch was a contemporary of Moholy-Nagy and Brecht and a close friend of Hermann Hesse, yet his work is little known in the English-speaking world. Born in Wurzburg in 1897, Renger-Patzsch was a member of the movement that came to be known as Neue Sachlichkeit ("New Objectivity"). His most famous book Die Welt ist schon (The World is Beautiful), published in 1928, immediately established him as one of the leading photographers in Germany. This volume brings together sixty-five ...

Albert Renger-Patzsch: Joy Before the Object 1993, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780892362738


Albert Renger-Patzsch: Joy before the Object 1993, Aperture, New York

ISBN-13: 9780893815370