August Sander 17 November — 20 April was a German portrait and documentary photographer. Sander has been described as "the most important German portrait photographer of the early twentieth century. Sander was born in Herdorf , the son of a carpenter working in the mining industry. While working at a local mine, Sander first learned about photography by assisting a photographer who was working for a mining company.
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Seller Rating:. Condition: New. Seller Inventory More information about this seller Contact this seller 1. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.
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More information about this seller Contact this seller 4. From: Antiquariat Lang Rennerod, Germany. About this Item: Sechzig Aufnahmen deutscher Menschen des More information about this seller Contact this seller 5. Condition: Gut.
More information about this seller Contact this seller 6. More information about this seller Contact this seller 7. Condition: Neu. Neuware - Antlitz der Zeit. Antlitz der Zeit war als Vorausschau auf das weit umfassender geplante Portraitprojekt Menschen des Jahrhunderts gedacht, das Sander in den 20er Jahren trotz eines hohen Arbeitspensums als Berufsphotograph systematisch verfolgte.
Unser Band ist weit mehr als eine weitere Neuauflage von Sanders Klassiker. More information about this seller Contact this seller 8. From: BuchWeltWeit Inh. Ludwig Meier e. Bergisch Gladbach, Germany. More information about this seller Contact this seller 9. Soft Cover. Condition: Good. German Text. Good condition. Light to moderate shelf wear, creasing on covers.
Binding intact. More information about this seller Contact this seller From: obiettivolibri Milano, MI, Italy. Condition: in buono stato. Lingua: tedesco. Has little wear to the cover and pages. Contains some markings such as highlighting and writing.
Stempel am Titelblatt, handschriftliche Notizen am Innendeckel, Tafeln am Rand gewellt, sonst gut erhalten. Seller Inventory A From: medimops Berlin, Germany. Seller Inventory MG. Softcover, 18 pages of text followed by 60 illustrations, in German; very good condition, except covers are very yellowed; no internal marks. Foreign shipping may be extra. Seller Inventory AnSaSc Language: German. Brand new Book. Seller Inventory LIB Condition: Very Good.
First edition. August Sander "was part of a coterie of photographers who established the photographic book as an aesthetically and commercially viable art form in the s. He took typical examples of professions, trades and social classes in Weimar Germany, and photographed them in their familiar environments in order to build up, piece by piece, a dispassionate image of the 'face' of society.
One of his work's miracles is how, despite his nominal objectivity, his political view shines through. His work is not neutral. It is not just penetrating, but was seen as positively dangerous, a little too acute in its analysis of society and class, by those with certain vested interests. This is made clear by the fact that when the Nazis came to power in Germany in , publisher's copies of Antlitz der Zeit were seized, the plates destroyed, and the negatives confiscated by Hitler's Ministry of Culture" Parr and Badger, The Photobook, I.
Roth With rare subscription sheet promoting Sander's "Menschen des Jahrhunderts" ["People of the 20th Century"] laid-in. Quarto, original yellow cloth, original dust jacket, original slipcase; custom box. Dust jacket in exceptional condition, with very light occasional spotting, small chip at spine head, in general very clean. Scarce original slipcase with only light toning at edges and few small spots.
Schutzumschlag mit wenigen Gebrauchsspuren an Einband, Schutzumschlag oder Seiten. Seller Inventory MV. Seller Inventory KNV Condition: Brand New. German language. In Stock. Antlitz der Zeit. Couverture souple.
Condition: Bon. Later Printing. Kurt Wolff. Gelber OLn. Deckelvignette Entwurf: Emil Preetorius. Heidtmann Ziel war es, einen 'Spiegel der Zeit' v. Sprache: deutsch. Seller Inventory BB. Condition: vg. Original yellow cloth with small illustration stamped in black on front cover.
In this study, Sander captured the multifaceted nature of the German people. As a result of this, during the Nazi regime, he was prohibited from producing portrait photography and subsequently turned to landscapes. In , Antlitz der Zeit was seized by the National Socialists and the photographic plates were destroyed. Text in German. Jahrhunderts" People of the 20th Century.
Publisher's original order form for "Menschen des Jahrhunderts" laid-in. Head and tail of spine slightly bumped, very minor staining on cloth. Tight copy with binding in overall very good, interior in near fine condition. Original dustjacket over yellow cloth with small illustration stamped in black to front cover, housed in a modern black cloth clamshell box with gray edges, gilt lettering and ruling on black leather label of spine. In this study, containing 60 images, Sander captured the multifaceted nature of the German people.
Naturally it can convey only a small part of the tremendous scale of Sander's overall achievement.
Antlitz Der Zeit by August Sander
Manhattan Rare Book Company
Antlitz Der Zeit/face Of The Time: August Sander