Ludwig Windstosser Neckartal (Bird)
Medium Silver print
Mount on original mount
Photo Date 1950c Print Date 1950c
Dimensions 9-1/8 x 9-1/8 in. (232 x 232 mm)
Photo Country Italy
Photographer Country Germany
Contact Alex Novak and Marthe Smith
About This Image
Stamped on the verso "Ludwig Windstosser, Photograph, Stuttgart S, Neue Weinsteige 80". Also titled on verso. Provenance: estate of Ludwig Windstosser. On Agfa-Brovira paper with hyphenated logo. Passes blacklight test. Windstosser was born in 1921 in Munich, Germany. He was one of the co-founders of the influential German group fotoform. This group wanted to offer an alternative to postwar German photography, which had been marked by Nazi propaganda, by introducing a new language of form that used the vocabulary of the Neues Sehen movement of the 1920s. He produced several books, including "Das Stuttgart Buch", "Schwabisch Gmund", "Martin Knoller, Seine Kuppelfresken in Der Abteikirche Neresheim" and "Heilbronn". His work is included in "Schupmann Collection. Fotografie in Deutschland nach 1945". His photographs are held in a number of institutional collections, including Ruhrlandmuseum Essen, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Photographie and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. He died in 1983 in Stuttgart, Germany.
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