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Albert Renger-Patzsch. Industrial Landscapes

Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich

NOW CLOSED

In the years 1927–1935, Albert Renger-Patzsch, one of the most important photographers of the New Objectivity school, took a comprehensive series of photographs in the Ruhr area depicting the outskirts of towns, landscapes of spoil pits, country roads, back yards and suburban houses, allotments and coal mines. The result is the only body of work by Renger-Patzsch that was not commissioned. With reserved emotionality and clear compositions, the photographs mark a significant position in the genre of landscapes that was, for instance, seldom found in painting at that time. Find out more about the ‘Albert Renger-Patzsch’ exhibition from the Pinakothek der Moderne website.

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Near Oberhausen

Bei Oberhausen (1931), Albert Renger-Patzsch © Albert Renger-Patzsch Archiv / Ann und Jürgen Wilde / VG Bild- Kunst, Bonn 2016

Miner's House in Essen-Stoppenberg

Miner’s House in Essen-Stoppenberg (1929), Albert Renger-Patzsch © Albert Renger-Patzsch Archiv / Ann und Jürgen Wilde / VG Bild- Kunst, Bonn 2016

Farmstead in Essen-Frohnhausen and the colliery Rosenblumendelle

Farmstead in Essen-Frohnhausen and the colliery Rosenblumendelle (1928), Albert Renger-Patzsch © Albert Renger-Patzsch Archiv / Ann und Jürgen Wilde / VG Bild- Kunst, Bonn 2016

Colliery Victoria Mathias, Essen

Colliery Victoria Mathias, Essen (1929), Albert Renger-Patzsch © Albert Renger-Patzsch Archiv / Ann und Jürgen Wilde / VG Bild- Kunst, Bonn 2016

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