Erwin Blumenfeld

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Erwin Blumenfeld (1897 – 1969) was born in Berlin and started his journey into photography as a child. He was also involved in the Dada movement (1921) during which he produced a remarkable series of collages mocking Hitler. After moving to Holland in 1918, Blumenfeld opened a shop selling luxury leather goods behind which he founded a photography studio. He soon became a master of photography, creating elegant images and developing complex techniques using solarization and printing using mirrors. In 1936, he moved to Paris with his family and worked for Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. He also produced numerous personal works, including nudes and images of architecture.

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