German photographer associated with the art movement Neue Sachlichkeit (New Objectivity). The archive documents Renger-Patzsch's
professional life, especially his work on book projects and commissions for industrial firms. It also includes technical details
of his photographic workshop, and provides insight into his artistic views on photography as an independent art form, and
on the aesthetic trends in photography in economically prosperous postwar Germany.
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