Above/featured: Underpass in Munich, unnamed photographer (Pxhere CC-BY-2.0).
In the past week have passed away three photographers: Robert Frank, Fred Herzog, and Peter Lindbergh. Their photographic work, stories, structure, and practice have provided important elements to my photography education. The following is a brief summary who they were, the work for which they’re best known, and examples of their images from Instagram and documentary videos from YouTube.
• Swiss-American photographer, known for exploration of postwar US in “The Americans“.
• How “The Americans” redefined what a photography book could be, LensCulture.
• The Shock of “The Americans”, The New Yorker.
• Pace/McGill Gallery, New York.
• Born 9 Nov 1924 in Zürich, Switzerland; died 9 Sep 2019 in Inverness, NS, Canada.
• German-Canadian photographer whose work was discovered and celebrated late in life
• Colour pictures of a vibrant but disappeared Vancouver, from the 1950s to the 1980s.
• “The collision: Fred Herzog, the Holocaust and me”: Marsha Lederman, Globe & Mail.
• Equinox Gallery, Vancouver.
• Born 21 Sep 1930 in Bad Friedrichshall, Germany; died 9 Sep 2019 in Vancouver, Canada.
• German photographer, fashion and portraits.
• His pictures helped create and elevate “supermodels” to pop icon status in 1990s.
• A realist approach against the artifice of high fashion, DW (in English).
• All about Lindbergh.
• Born 23 Nov 1944 in Lezno, Poland; died 4 Sep 2019 in Paris, France.
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