Finsler, Hans - Neue Wege der Photographie
Catalog published on the occasion of the exhibition held at: Staatliche Galerie Moritzburg Halle (April - May 1991), Schweizerische Stiftung fur die Photographie im Kunsthaus Zurich (August - October 1991), Berlinische Galerie (November 1991 - January 1992). Texts by Klaus E. Goltz, Theo Immisch, Peter Romanus, and Axel Wendelberger. Black and white plates. Catalog raisonné of 450 photographs. German Edition. 4to pp. 302 Bound cloth, dust jacket Excellent (Fine) Born in Germany but active mainly in Switzerland, before devoting himself to photography in the twenties, he studied architecture and art history. His work was deeply influenced by the contemporary aesthetics of the Neue Sachlichkeit. In 1932 he settled in Zurich, where he opened a studio for advertising photography and organized a photography course at the Kunstgewerbeschule, the city's design school, which he taught until 1957. Among his students there were many of the most important Swiss photographers, including Werner Bischof, René Burri, Emil Schulthess and René Grobli.
Publisher : Edition Leipzig; Prima edizione (First Edition) (January 1, 1991)
ISBN-13 : 978-3361003101