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Past Exhibition

German Photography From its Origin through the Avant-Garde, 1840–1940 (Part I of When Words Fail exhibition series)

JANUARY 15–FEBRUARY 14, 1982

This exhibition presents more than 200 original vintage prints in a variety of media that trace the development of photography in German-speaking countries.
The scope of material displayed is a testament to the vivid German visual imagination, the pragmatic application of the new medium in all areas of life, and a pioneering spirit of technological innovation.