Archis 1993 #9

Uitdrukking van energie en kracht: De industriefoto’s van Albert Renger-Patzsch / Expression of energy and force: Albert Renger-Patzsch’s industrial p

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2) With this attitude he reacted against the picturesque romanticism of so-called `artistic’ photography, profiling himself as one of the most influential champions of the New Objectivity in photography. In addition, Renger-Patzsch made his name as a photographer of technology and industry, industrial products and landscapes, with books of photos such as Lübeck (1928), Die […]

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Archis 1993 #9

Pretentieuze foto’s: Manipulaties van het bekijken en zich herinneren van architectuur / Pretentious photographs: Manipulations of perceiving and reme

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Giedion wrote: `a picture (…) that abolished perspective and forced objects and proportions into the two-dimensional plane. It was hardly an interesting subject – concrete paving, a balustrade, a few chairs, a round table – but it was a totally new beginning. The camera had never been used in this way before.’1) In the meantime […]

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Archis 1993 #9, Article

De zwaarte van de stenen: Over architectuurfotograaf Jens Lindhe / The heavy presence of the stones: The architectural photographer Jens Lindhe

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The slide showed one of the portals of C.F. Hansen’s Courthouse in Copenhagen, one of the major works of Danish neo-classicism. The technical quality of the slide was perfect and we came to the conclusion that its quality as a photograph was pretty good too.Some time later we needed a photograph for an article about […]

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