It is one of those rare books that is a joy to hold, turn the pages and be overwhelmed by stunning photos. That's Photography presents the work of this classic photographer, who died in 1999. New York: The Viking Press, 1966 Fotofrafische Gestaltung. Harzburg: , Andreas Feininger , Heering Verlag, 1936 Exakta - Ein Weg zu Foto-Neuland. Upon completion of training as a cabinet-maker at the Bauhaus in Weimar in the early 1920s, he went on to study architecture in the state schools of Weimar and Zerbst. In 1926, Andreas Feininger moved with his parents and brothers to Dessau, where courses at the Bauhaus had already started. He developed a clear, geometric and sculptural style and distinguished himself by inventing ways of improving the quality of photographs.
Andreas Bernhard Lyonel Feininger was born in Paris on 27 December 1906, the first child of Lyonel and Julia Feininger. Starting in 1957, he worked increasingly on illustrated volumes and photography textbooks. Promotions that involve a price reduction may take a variety of forms, including strikethrough prices or a coupon e. The E-mail message field is required. He quickly found work with a photographic agency as a freelance photojournalist and finally moved to Life Magazine, where he was signed up as a full-time employee in 1943 and remained until 1961.
The Feininger family moved to Dessau with the Bauhaus. Rarely did he photograph people or make portraits. In addition to his studies, he started to develop an interest in photography, installing a darkroom in the cellar of their house in 1927 and carrying out his first photographic experiments. After that he studied architecture, initially at the Staatliche Bauschule Weimar State Architectural College, Weimar and later at the Staatliche Bauschule Zerbst. He moved to Stockholm in July 1933 and married a Swede, Gertrud 'Wysse' Hägg, shortly afterward.
Published by: Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, Germany, 2004. Even the most controversial subject, if depicted by a sensitive photographer with honesty, symphathy, and understanding, can be transformed into an emotionally rewarding experience. He applied the same enthusiasm to nature studies: his detail images of insects, flowers, shells, wood and stones imbue these forms with a sculptural character. I mean even the eye of a senesitive person. His paternal grandparents were the German violinist 1844—1922 and the American singer Elizabeth Feininger, née Lutz , who was also of German descent. He applied the same enthusiasm to nature studies: his detail images of insects, flowers, shells, wood, and stones imbue these forms with a sculptural character. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
To buy this book at the lowest price,. In 1930, he moved to Hamburg, where he had found a post as a draughtsman in an architecture office, but soon lost the job again due to the difficult economic situation. The key sector of renewal of vision today is the new vistas revealed by science. Naturally, as in any other art, there are artists and there are dabblers. Responsibility: edited by Thomas Buchsteiner and Otto Letze ; texts by Thomas Buchsteiner and Andreas Feininger. The eldest son of painter Lyonel Feininger, he was born in Paris in 1906.
The family moved to Berlin in 1908 and to Weimar in 1919, when Lyonel Feininger was appointed Form Master in the printing workshop at the State Bauhaus. It was while working as an architectural photographer in Stockholm that he developed the sweeping vistas and fine balance for which his pictures were famous. Andreas left school at 16, in 1922, to study at the Bauhaus; he graduated as a cabinetmaker in April 1925. All negatives and prints made by Feininger for Life when he was a staff photographer belong to Time Inc. In his own work, he captured images of urban canyons, skyscrapers, bridges, and elevated railways in concentrated, atmospheric photographs that are regarded as classical works today. Book Summary: The title of this book is Andreas Feininger and it was written by , , Photographer.
As a collector of photo books nearly exclusively dealing with America I would normally expect to see monographs as landscape with the images centered on the page with generous margin but here is something different. Texts in German with English translation. About architecture; with an introduction by Kasimir Edschmid. Andreas Feininger completed his architecture studies in Zerbst the same year and worked briefly in an architecture office in Dessau. The binding and printing is impeccable as one would expect from art publishers Hatze Cantz they did the print as well. His work is regarded worldwide as being among the classics in the history of photography. Promotion applies to order total before shipping, taxes, and duties.
He retired from professional work for health reasons in 1988, and died in New York on 18 February 1999. Feininger discovered various exposure and development effects such as solarization, reticulation and bas-relief, receiving inspiration from László Moholy-Nagy and encouraging his younger brother T. Payment is due within 2 days of auction end to guarantee availability and price. Andreas Feininger was a German—American photographer famous for his photojournalism for Life Magazine and more than 50 photography textbooks and illustrated books. Andreas Feininger , New York: Prentice-Hall, 1955 Revised Edition 1975 Darkroom Techniques. Upon completion of training as a cabinet-maker at the Bauhaus in Weimar in the early 1920s, he went on to study architecture in the state schools of Weimar and Zerbst. In 1936, he gave up architecture and moved to Sweden, where he focused on photography.
We also welcome additional information on any of our listings. New York: Amphoto, 1978 Andreas Feininger , The Face of New York, with text by Susan E. The camera can see more, and oftentimes better. A journey which takes the reader from the sky-scrapers of New York to the sand dunes of the Mojave desert, with numerous stopovers in the smallness and daintiness of a dragonfly's wing or the intimacy of city and country life scenes, or the majesty of nature in the power of a volcano. Feininger did not manage to gain a foothold as an architect in Stockholm either, but his photographs attracted attention and he was commissioned with work as an architectural photographer.