Vilem Reichmann - Fotografien

  • Hardcover, first edition
  • ex pose, 1989
  • near fine condition, slightly bumped corners of the cover

An uncommon German monograph which showcases the surreal and abstract work of a relatively prolific yet relatively unknown creative Czech photographer. High-quality halftone plates in varying layouts follow the short essays and brief biography.Vilem Reichmann was born in 1908 in Brno, and began photographing in 1930. He had thirty independent exhibitions of his work and contributed to at least eighty other shows. "Influenced by the Depression and war years, he developed a Surrealist style modeled on lyrical interpretations of reality through visual metaphors. His postwar work shows the influence of textural abstraction, Pop Art, absurdist humor......."

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