Herbert List: Junge Manner

Herbert List: Junge Manner

by Herbert List
     
 

During 1929, Herbert List began to photograph the young men he knew and traveled with throughout Greece, Italy, and Germany. He captured the innocence of their beauty and physical prowess before Hitler's politics commandeered those qualities for his own bleak purposes. The relationship, in List's mind, of these young men to Greek statues is emphasized by the… See more details below

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During 1929, Herbert List began to photograph the young men he knew and traveled with throughout Greece, Italy, and Germany. He captured the innocence of their beauty and physical prowess before Hitler's politics commandeered those qualities for his own bleak purposes. The relationship, in List's mind, of these young men to Greek statues is emphasized by the occasional juxtaposition of nude or semi-nude figures with fragments of Greek statues.

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ISBN-13:
9780944092033
Publisher:
Twin Palms Publishers
Publication date:
12/28/1989
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
11.28(w) x 14.26(h) x 0.76(d)

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