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August Sander @ Hauser & Wirth


All images:
© Die Photographische
Sammlung / SK Stiftung
Kultur - August Sander
Archiv, Cologne,
DACS 2018

Courtesy of
Hauser & Wirth

Boxer (Boxers)  1929 (printed 1972) 

photo credit:
Boxer (Boxers),
1929 (printed 1972),
Genevieve Hanson



June 6, 2018 

2-TIMES  Art
August Sander,
Men Without Masks’ 
@ Hauser & Wirth

Nothing seemed to
me more appropriate
than to project an
image of our time
with absolute fidelity
to nature by means
of photography…

‘Men Without Masks’: 
Is dedicated to the late
German photographer,
appropriately sharing its
title with that of the book 
published by Sander’s
son Gunther; featuring
an extensive selection
of rare large-scale
photographs captured 
by Sander between
1910 and 1931—portraits
that strive to paint a
picture of Germany’s
complex socio-economic
landscape in the years
leading up to & through
the Weimar Republic. 

The individuals
captured by Sander’s
lens ran the gamut from
farmers to industrialists,
secretaries to aristocrats
and also homeless and
disabled people—all
were photographed
in the same objective
manner regardless of
occupation or social

2-TIMES' highlights: 
· Boheme—Willi Bongard, 
Gottfried Brockmann, 
1922–1925 (printed 1972) 
· Boxer (Boxers), 1929 
(printed  1972) 

On view at: 
Hauser & Wirth 

23 Savile Row, Mayfair,
London W1S 2ET,
United Kingdom. 

July 28, 2018.