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Fred Herzog : modern color

Fred Herzog (photographer), David Campany (author), Michael Koetzle (author)
Fred Herzog is known for his unusual use of colour in the fifties and sixties, a time when art photography was almost exclusively associated with black and white imagery. The Canadian photographer worked almost exclusively with Kodachrome slide film for over 50 years, and only in the past decade has technology allowed him to make archival pigment prints that match the exceptional color and intensi
Herzog, Fred
Fred Herzog : modern color / photographs Fred Herzog ; with contributions by David Campany, Michael Koetzle, Jeff Wall
Fred Herzog
David Campany Michael Koetzle Jeff Wall
Multiple languages, English, German
Berlin: Hatje Cantz, © 2017
319 p. : foto's
9783775741811 (hardback)
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761.2 (SISO) Fotografen ; Fotografen (ZIZO)

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About Fred Herzog

Fred Herzog (September 21, 1930 – September 9, 2019) devoted his artistic life to walking the streets of Vancouver as well as almost 40 countries with his Leica, photographing - mostly with colour slide film - his observations of the street life with all its complexities. Herzog ultimately became celebrated internationally for his pioneering street photography, his understanding of the medium combined with, as he put it, "how you see and how you think" created the right moment to take a picture.

Life and career

Fred was born Ulrich Herzog in Stuttgart, Germany in 1930 and spent his childhood in Rottweil, Germany. He lost both of his parents during the war, and in 1946 Herzog went to work as an apprentice in his grandparents' hardware store. Disillusioned by the ravages of war and the situation in Germany, he emigrated to Canada in 1952 and settled in Vancouver in 1953. During the next several …Read more on Wikipedia