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Herbert List
German, b.1903, d. 1975 (Estate)
Oct 12, 2018
This selection of 120 works sheds some light on the elusive oeuvre of the German photographer Herbert List, and explores why it is so difficult to categorize his work. He would work in almost every genre that photography has to offer: architecture, still life, street photography, portraiture, documentation and cataloguing. Yet he also blurred the demarcation between those fields; architectural shots... More...
Jun 6, 2012
A camera lens is not objective,
otherwise as a medium it would be worthless.
The lens and our eyes see differently;
it is precisely these differences
that make the lens a valuable means of artistic expression. More...