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Photographs by August Sander, Albert Renger-Patzsch & Robert Häusser
Plakatmotiv zur Ausstellung "SACHLICH NEU. Fotografien von August Sander, Albert Renger-Patzsch &  Robert Häusser"
Foto von Robert Häusser "Giovanni"
To mark the 100th anniversary of the "New Objectivity" exhibition in Mannheim in 1925, the exhibition presents the two most important main representatives of New Objectivity in photography - Albert Renger-Patzsch (1897 - 1966) and August Sander (1876 - 1964) - together with the works of Mannheim photographer Robert Häusser (1924 - 2013).
The focus will be on the interfaces between the main representatives of "New Objectivity" and "Magical Realism" as well as "Subjective Photography" in Häusser's works. The exhibition concentrates on the themes of "Portraits and depictions of people", "Industry and people at work", "Landscapes and plant worlds". The works reflect the period of upheaval between belief in progress and scepticism after the two world wars, the caesura and the new beginning as well as the fragility of our existence in its beauty and abysmal nature.
"SACHLICH NEU" is a contribution to the "New Objectivity" anniversary year and accompanies a major special exhibition at the Kunsthalle Mannheim. At the same time, the Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen are celebrating the 100th birthday of the renowned photographer Robert Häusser.

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