Jaromír Funke (1896-1945)

26692607-DB9D-4EC8-AA09-EA44F41F6A1B
Portrait of woman with bob, c. 1930
092A382F-F72F-4301-9FB9-2D1D8A28480A
Still Life, c. 1923

 

Advertisements

Kati Horna (1912-2000)

6776216D-96A2-40B1-9473-C324D84A7D56
Subida a la catedral, Spanish Civil War, Barcelona, 1938
photomontage
719BB26D-99AF-43EC-B0D9-1BA5FECA1509
Umbrella Rally of the CNT, Spanish Civil War, Barcelona, 1937

 

Miroslav Tichý (1926-2011)

979FF8FB-EF37-4101-80F2-5EBB08703583
Untitled, 1960-1980
93E7EBB3-9974-48C0-9857-5E822528B119
Untitled, 1960-1980
C60E7AF8-3F7D-45F7-89F2-80F1D41104E1
Untitled, 1960-1980

Miroslav Tichý was a photographer in the Czech Republic. He used homemade cameras and telephoto lenses in his hometown of Kyjor, taking pictures of residents (mostly women). His photographs were not made public until 2004.

Shōmei Tōmatsu (1930-2012)

62F2FF2C-1EAB-4B21-B1A0-1FF0E437BFC7
Prostitute, Nagoya, 1958
6C06511B-CA87-4AC4-9F39-FE66899FEFB5
Untitled, from “Chewing Gum and Chocolate” series, Hokkaido, 1959

 

Hiroshi Hamaya (1915-1999)

C3B46974-ECED-43AB-8155-2054BA9AA093
A Woman Planting Rice, Toyama Prefecture, 1955
3E9AA9E1-4FAF-456E-A52F-7B66A092516F
Dancer looking at herself in a mirror, Ball Room Florida, Akasaka, Tokyo, 1935

 

Brassaï (1899-1984)

5A70435E-AB7D-408A-A981-27CC59AB6CA4
Pont Neuf, 1949

E. J. Bellocq (1873-1949)

DF355B42-DCF0-4BE1-82A3-9C01B751B347

94218AA3-63F7-4E4F-86EA-F0283943E63F

C995E622-640A-4D36-8722-1FC6393B19CB

E. J. Bellocq was a commercial photographer in New Orleans during the first half of the 20th century. After his death, a collection of negatives – portraits of prostitutes from New Orlean’s red light district – were discovered. Purchased decades later by photographer Lee Friedlander, many of these portraits from 1912-1915 were featured in an exhibition and published.

Several of the images were deliberately damaged. Most notably, the faces of several women were scraped out. This would have occurred during the emulsion process, so Bellocq was most likely responsible.

Heinrich Kühn (1866-1944)

14A8915F-4141-4B42-A0B6-21047513C130
Miss Mary, 1908
3433EA60-60CA-4E6F-918B-54D4E752DADA
Still Life with Apples, 1908-1910
Autochrome

Heinrich Kühn was an important Pictorialist and one of the earliest color photographers. His goal was to use photography as a medium for realizing an artistic vision as precisely as in painting.