Germaine Krull : photographer of modernity / Kim Sichel.

"Germaine Krull (1897-1985) led an extraordinary life that spanned nine decades and four continents. She witnessed many of the high points of modernism and recorded some of the major upheavals of the twentieth century. Her photographs include avant-garde montages, ironic studies of female nudes...

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Main Author: Sichel, Kim.
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [1999]
Table of Contents:
  • I. Germany and Russia. 1. Chien-fou: Childhood and Student Years in Munich until 1918. 2. Passion and Politics: Munich, 1918-1920 and Moscow, 1921. 3. Return to Berlin: The Urban Photography Studio Experience, 1922-1925
  • II. Holland and France. 4. Metal: The Development of an Industrial Aesthetic, 1925-1928. 5. "The Valkyrie of Photographic Film": Art and Commerce in Paris, 1926-1935. 6. "A Reforming Mirror: Vu and the Paris Picture Press, 1928-1933. 7. An International Photographic Eye: Detective Photographs and Travel Books, 1930-1935
  • III. Africa and Asia. 8. Fighting with Photographs: Krull and the Free French in Africa, 1942-1945. 9. Flight: Departure from Europe and Bangkok's Oriental Hotel, 1945-1966.