Munich Photographers in Exile

Exhibition Catalogue

Unexposed. Munich photographers in exile focuses ont he work of three photographers, largely unknown in Germany, who emigrated to Palestine in the 1930s:
Jakob Rosner (1902-1950), Alfons Himmelreich (1904-1993), and Efrem Ilani (1910-1999).
They were amog those photographers who documented the land of Israel as a British mandate and the subsequent creation of the State of Israel since 1945 with their cameras, and who made a decisive mark on the historical image of Israel in the collective memory. A biographical and bibliographical database of Jewish photographers from Munich supplements the publication and the accompanying exhibition at the Jewish Museum Munich from February to May 2010.

Further information on the exhibition.

Munich Photographers in Exile.
Edited by Tatjana Neef
Kehrer Publishing  Heidelberg, 2010
Hardcover, 144 pages, 116 b/w ills.
ISBN 978-3-86828-130-9
€ 24,90