Unexposed

Munich Photographers in Exile

Installation View „Unexposed: Munich Photographers in Exile“ © Franz Kimmel

Unexposed

Munich Photographers in Exile

Unexposed
Munich Photographers in Exile

As part of this year’s series on photography, the exhibition “Unexposed: Munich Photographers in Exile” looks at the lives and work of three photographers, largely unknown in Germany, who emigrated to Palestine in the 1930s: Alfons Himmelreich (1904–1993), Efrem Ilani (1910–1999), and Jakob Rosner (1902–1950). They are among those photographers who captured the country of Israel as a British mandate and the emergence of the State of Israel from 1948 onward with their cameras and considerably molded the historical picture of Israel in the collective memory.

The works of Himmelreich, Ilani, and Rosner…

Unexposed
Munich Photographers in Exile

As part of this year’s series on photography, the exhibition “Unexposed: Munich Photographers in Exile” looks at the lives and work of three photographers, largely unknown in Germany, who emigrated to Palestine in the 1930s: Alfons Himmelreich (1904–1993), Efrem Ilani (1910–1999), and Jakob Rosner (1902–1950). They are among those photographers who captured the country of Israel as a British mandate and the emergence of the State of Israel from 1948 onward with their cameras and considerably molded the historical picture of Israel in the collective memory.

The works of Himmelreich, Ilani, and Rosner shown in this exhibition are being presented in Munich and their remarkable oeuvre highlighted for the first time.

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Duration of exhibition

February 10 - May 23, 2010

Curator

Tatjana Neef

Architecture

Juliette Israël, Munich

Installation View „Unexposed: Munich Photographers in Exile“ © Franz Kimmel
Installation View „Unexposed: Munich Photographers in Exile“ © Franz Kimmel
Installation View „Unexposed: Munich Photographers in Exile“ © Franz Kimmel
Installation View „Unexposed: Munich Photographers in Exile“ © Franz Kimmel
Installation View „Unexposed: Munich Photographers in Exile“ © Franz Kimmel
Installation View „Unexposed: Munich Photographers in Exile“ © Franz Kimmel
Ein Museum der Landeshauptstadt München