Hauser & Wirth presents its inaugural project at Paris Photo 2019 with a solo display of rare lifetime prints by the late German photographer August Sander: a forefather of conceptual art and pioneering documentarian of human diversity. The considered selection features 13 photographs taken between 1911 and 1941 from Sander’s celebrated series ‘Menschen des 20. Jahrhunderts (People of the 20th Century)’ and come directly from the August Sander Family Collection. The exhibited portraits from this series at Paris Photo give insight into Germany’s complex socio-economic landscape in the years leading up to and through Nazi Germany and serve as an important...
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