Albert Renger-Patzsch 1897 - 1966

born in:
Würzburg, Unterfranken, Bavaria, Germany

Photographer born Wurzburg 22 June 1897; part of the Neue Sachlichkeit (New Objectivity) art movement, noted for photographing natural and industrial landscapes and still lifes; director of Folkwang picture archive in 1920; 1925 became freelance photographer doucmentary and press photographer; taught photography from 1930s;