Emmy Andriesse

Emmy Andriesse (1914-1953) is one of the most important 20th century women photographers, best known for her unforgettable portrayal of Amsterdam’s Hunger Winter of 1944-1945, now emblematic of civilian suffering during the Second World War. Andriesse was born into a liberal Dutch Jewish family. She was trained a the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague under the aegis of Gerrit Kiljan and Paul Schuitema, who pioneered the “New Photography, based on the Bauhaus principles – as well as encouraging students to experiment with its role as a documentary medium.

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Rajiv says:

    I have not seen her work, but it seems brilliant

  2. Bergaentzlé says:

    Je ne que confirmer combien je trouve formidable votre exploration sans cesse renouvelée dans le monde de la photographie… merci !

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