Wikipedia entry
Josef Breitenbach (April 3, 1896 in Munich, Germany – October 7, 1984 in New York City) was a photographer whose manipulated images and stark photographs were part of the Surrealistic movement.
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Born 3 April 1896; died 7 October 1984. In 1931, Breitenbach worked as a photojournalist and portraitist in Munich, Germany. He moved to Paris, France, in 1933 where he created a school of photography. In 1941, Breitenbach emigrated to the United States and became a naturalized American citizen in 1946. From 1948 to 1949, Breitenbach taught photography at the New School for Social Research, New York City, New York. In 1952-1953, Breitenbach worked in Korea producing photoreports.
American, Bavarian, German
Artist, Teacher, Photojournalist, Illustrator, Lecturer, Photographer
Joseph Breitenbach, Josef Breitenbach
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