• A 20th Century Lens

    2 days ago - By Aesthetica

    What does it take to become “the most famous unknown photographer in America”? The title has been given to Evelyn Hofer (1922-2009), an artist whose pioneering colour snapshots are, in fact, recognised the world over. She recorded everyday life in Europe and North America during the 1960s and 1970s. Now, in 2021, two exhibitions from the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation offer insights into her oeuvre, establishing connections with nine of her female contemporaries.
    Born in Germany in 1922, Hofer's family left in 1933, the year of the Nazis' ascendance to power. She grew up in Spain...
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