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Sander, August

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Works: 527 works in 1,202 publications in 6 languages and 10,144 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Biography  Pictorial works  Poetry  Catalogues raisonnés  History  Portraits  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Photographer, Other, Artist, Creator, Honoree, Interviewee, Editor
Classifications: TR680, 770.92
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August Sander by August Sander( Book )

15 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1918, August Sander meticulously photographed the defeated citizenry of Germany who needed photo identification cards for the occupying forces. By 1929 he had photographed all classes and types of people. During this time, Sander came under the influence of modern art and its intellectual practitioners whom he befriended in Cologne. Through his discussions with them he came to understand the importance of his portrait work and was encouraged to continue. He produced the first volume of an extended series he hoped would provide an exhaustive catalog, but in the 1930s his work fell into disfavor and was banned by the Nazis. The photography of August Sander comprises an extraordinary human document. This volume of the Masters of Photography series, which includes forty-three portraits of a cross section of German society, from pastry chefs to industrialists, is a provocative glance at the Weimar Republic
August Sander by August Sander( Book )

11 editions published in 1997 in 3 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rheinlandschaften : Photographien 1929-1946 by August Sander( Book )

16 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emblems of the passing world : poems after photographs by August Sander by Adam Kirsch( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"August Sander's photographic portraits of ordinary people in Weimar Germany inspire this uncanny new collection of poems by one of America's most celebrated writers and critics Through his portraits of ordinary people--soldiers, housewives, children, peasants, and city dwellers--August Sander, the German photographer whose work chronicled the extreme tensions and transitions of the twentieth century, captured a moment in history whose consequences he himself couldn't have predicted. Using these photographs as a lens, Adam Kirsch's poems connect the legacy of the First World War with the turmoil of the Weimar Republic with moving immediacy and meditative insight, and foreshadow the Nazi era. Kirsch writes both urgently and poignantly about these photographs, creating a unique dialogue of word and image that will speak to all readers interested in history, past and present"--
Menschen ohne Maske : mit einem biographischen by August Sander( Book )

8 editions published in 1971 in German and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Menschen des 20. Jahrhunderts : ein Kulturwerk in Lichtbildern eingeteilt in sieben Gruppen = People of the 20th century : a cultural work of photographs divided into seven groups = Hommes du XXe siècle : une œuvre culturelle de photograhies divisée en sept groupes by August Sander( Book )

29 editions published in 2002 in 3 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sander's photographs are deeply psychological, as if the artist simultaneously captured the social role people were eager to present to his camera, and also the unique personality behind the role. A voracious reader, Sander was familiar with the works of Goethe, Schiller, Schopenhauer, Neitzsche, Rilke, and Thomas Mann. He did not embrace a particular ideology or philosophy but valued Wahrheit, (truth). His fascination with the natural world -- people, plants, clouds, geology, herbs and animals -- heightened his awareness of group similarities and common types of appearances. He believed that knowledge of patterns and types would increase an understanding of reality. Sander conceived his idea for "Citizens of the Twentieth Century" as early as 1910, but it wasn't until the end of World War I that the forty-two year old photographer was ready to begin his project. The scope of Sander's photographic vision was immense and unlike anything ever attempted in the history of photography. He intended to produce a body of portrait photographs documenting the entire social strata of Germany, for he believed (along with other like minded artists of his era) that art should reveal the structure of a society. Sander photographed German citizens from all classes and walks of life. Rich, poor, men, women, revolutionaries, artists, tramps, professionals, children, laborers, Communists, Social Democrats, Anglo Saxons, Gypsies, and Negroes stood or sat squarely in front of his camera, fully conscious of the photographer's intention and of their own role in society. Sander photographed his subjects in flat light, making no attempt to flatter them, and then printed the unretouched photographs on glossy paper in order to reveal every detail. "It is not my intention either to criticize or to describe these people, but to create a piece of history with my pictures," he wrote
Antlitz der Zeit : sechzig Aufnahmen deutscher Menschen des 20. Jahrhunderts by August Sander( Book )

14 editions published in 1976 in German and Undetermined and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Menschen des 20. Jahrhunderts : Portraitphotographien, 1892-1952 by August Sander( Book )

25 editions published between 1080 and 1997 in German and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van het werk van de Duitse fotograaf (1876-1964) gedurende de periode 1892-1952
August Sander Menschen des 20. Jahrhunderts by August Sander( Book )

12 editions published in 2001 in German and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of scholarly essays examining the historical, social and aesthic aspects of August Sander's work and his influence on the art of portraiture
Face of our time : sixty portraits of twentieth-century Germans by August Sander( Book )

18 editions published between 1929 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixty portraits of twentieth-century Germans
Landscapes : photographs, 1926-1946 by August Sander( Book )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents forty photographs of landscapes in the Rhine region of Germany by the renowned photographer August Sander
August Sander, 1876-1964 by August Sander( Book )

8 editions published in 1999 in 6 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van leven en werk van de Duitse fotograaf
Menschen des 20. Jahrhunderts : Ein Kulturwerk in Lichtbildern eingeteilt in sieben Gruppen by August Sander( Book )

15 editions published in 2002 in German and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

August Sander : "In der Photographie gibt es keine ungeklärten Schatten!" : eine Ausstellung des August Sander Archives/Stiftung City-Treff Köln by August Sander( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in German and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Menschen des 20. Jahrhunderts : Ein Kulturwerk in Lichtbildern eingeteilt in sieben Gruppen by August Sander( Book )

14 editions published in 2002 in German and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Menschen des 20. Jahrhunderts : Ein Kulturwerk in Lichtbildern eingeteilt in sieben Gruppen by August Sander( Book )

14 editions published in 2002 in German and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antlitz der Zeit : 60 Aufnahmen deutscher Menschen des 20. Jahrhunderts by August Sander( Book )

8 editions published in 1990 in German and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

August Sander : Landschaften by August Sander( Book )

8 editions published in 1999 in German and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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August Sander
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Menschen des 20. Jahrhunderts : ein Kulturwerk in Lichtbildern eingeteilt in sieben Gruppen = People of the 20th century : a cultural work of photographs divided into seven groups = Hommes du XXe siècle : une œuvre culturelle de photograhies divisée en sept groupesFace of our time : sixty portraits of twentieth-century GermansAugust Sander, 1876-1964Menschen des 20. Jahrhunderts : Ein Kulturwerk in Lichtbildern eingeteilt in sieben GruppenMenschen des 20. Jahrhunderts : Ein Kulturwerk in Lichtbildern eingeteilt in sieben GruppenMenschen des 20. Jahrhunderts : Ein Kulturwerk in Lichtbildern eingeteilt in sieben GruppenAugust Sander, 1876-1964
Alternative Names
August Sander

August Sander Duits fotograaf (1876-1964)

August Sander fotògraf alemany

August Sander fotógrafo alemán

August Sander fotografo tedesco

August Sander German photographer

August Sander německý fotograf

August Sander photographe allemand

August Sander tysk fotograf

Sander, Augst 1876-1964

Sander, August 1876-1964

Sander, August (photographer)

Sander, Auguste

Sander, Auguste 1876-1964

Sanderis Augustas

Zander, August 1876-1964

Zander, Avgust.

Zander, Avgust 1876-1964

Zander, Avgvst 1876-1964

Зандер, Август

אוגוסט זנדר

אוגוסט זנדר צלם גרמני

آگوست سندر عکاس آلمانی

アウグスト・ザンダー

ザンダー, アウグスト

奧古斯特·桑德

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