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German 'völkisch' Photography of the Third Reich, exhibition venue sought

I am curating an exhibition scheduled for 2018/19 and I'm looking for a second UK venue (after opening here at our university galleries in Aberystwyth) before the exhibition moves onto Germany.The…Continue

Started May 11, 2016

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A Radical Tradition - 'Eine Radikale Tradition' - Heimat Photographers of the Third Reich at Manchester Central Library, First Floor Exhibition Hall

March 4, 2019 at 6pm to April 30, 2019 at 8pm
This touring exhibition (and accompanying text) explores the work of three relatively unknown twentieth century German photographers - Hans Saebens (1895-1969), Hans Retzlaff (1902-1965) and Erich Retzlaff (1899-1993). Their work during the 1930s and 1940s was produced as part of the widely disseminated visual narrative of a National Socialist romanticism of the peasant and the ‘Heimat' – a study of Ethnos. Photography certainly became an integral tool in delineating the notion of a unified…See More

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At 8:36 on September 5, 2016, Martin Plaut said…

Hi. what area do you collect?

At 9:15 on May 25, 2012, David Gepp said…

Hi Chris,

It's been lovely and, recently, very busy in Donegal - can you send me your contact details?

Hope to see you here before too long! 

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