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Untitled (Eiffel Tower, Paris), 1934

About, Part 3: The 1930s – First Exile in France

Publicity for fashion and perfume label Maggy Rouff, Paris, approx. 1935-38 The economic and political turmoil in Germany in the 1930s prompted Mandello to uproot herself and begin a new …

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Don Pedro (Solarization)

Don Pedro / Cat’s Head (Solarization), approx. 1953

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Untitled photogram

Untitled photogram

A photogram is an image produced without a camera, whereby three-dimensional objects are placed on photosensitive paper and exposed to light. The result is a highly differentiated shadow picture.  

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Light (Black photogram)

Light (black photogram), 1948/49 (Jeanne and Arno Mandello)

A photogram is an image produced without a camera, whereby three-dimensional objects are placed on photosensitive paper and exposed to light. The result is a highly differentiated shadow picture.  

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Flower (Solarization)

Flower (Solarization)

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Portrait of Florence Henri (Solarization)

Portrait of Florence Henri (Solarization), 1942

Florence Henri, a German-French artist born in New York in 1893, studied painting in Paris with Fernand Léger and took up photography at the Bauhaus school in Dessau in 1927, …

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Tailflower (Solarization), Montevideo

Tailflower (Solarization), Montevideo, 1943

A solarisation is an image recorded on a negative or on a photographic print which is wholly or partially reversed in tone so that dark areas then appear as light …

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