Germaine Krull

Photographer of Modernity

April 14-July 30, 2000

Featuring approximately 120 vintage prints, this exhibition focuses on the French photographer who is considered one of the most significant practitioners of "new vision" photography, which examined the industrial and technological transformations that took place after World War I. Organized by the Folkwang Museum in Germany, the retrospective includes work from her early career in Munich and Berlin, abstract industrial imagery from Amsterdam and Paris, photojournalism produced for magazines in Paris in the 1920s and '30s and pictures taken in the French Congo and India.

Germaine Krull: Photographer of Modernity has been organized by the Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany.

krull portrait of man smoking cigarette

Germaine Krull, Jean Cocteau, 1925