Otto Steinert | the artist




The artist Otto Steinert
Born 1915, Saarbrucken, Germany.
Died 1978 Essen.

Style and technique of the artist: Photography,


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Magic Boat, 1957
one of the most important photographers in post-war Germany in an exhibition curated by Wolfgang Schoppmann. A medical doctor and self-taught photographer, OTTO STEINERT discovered anew the artistic potential of photography by integrating experimental innovations from the 1920’s avant-garde art movements into the photographic medium.  He is known as the initiator and leading figure of 1950’s ‘Subjective Photography’…
This latter position was epitomised in Germany by the entrepreneurial, beauty-in- the-eye-of-the-beholder humanism of Otto Steinert’s subjektive fotografie …


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