This exhibition has been canceled, postponed or can only be seen by appointment: we have decided to show it to you! Max Scheler – Der Philosoph unter den Fotografen (The philosopher among the photographers) Starting the spring season, the Flo Peters Gallery honores the work of photographer Max Scheler with a solo exhibition. 30 works provide an insight into the work of the subtle exceptional artist, who has been wrongly almost forgotten today. Max Scheler, born in Cologne in 1928 as the son of the German philosopher of the same name, frst studied art history and German studies in Munich, from 1941 he assisted Herbert List and accompanied him on many journeys through Italy, Spain and Greece. The connection between the two exceptional photographers was to become a lifelong friendship. Not only the wanderlust shared the two charming men, but also their love of photography. In Paris Scheler met Robert Capa, who could win him over to ofer his pictures for the newly founded photo agency Magnum. He initially worked as a freelance photo journalist from Rome for all major...
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