Art is a journey into the most unknown thing of all - oneself. Nobody knows his own frontiers… I don’t think I’d ever want to take a road if I knew where it led.

Louis Kahan

GRÄFF, WERNER.

Es kommt der neue Fotograf [Here Comes the New Photographer!]

FIRST EDITION IN RARE DUST JACKET of one of the cornerstones of New Vision Photography, illustrated with 148 black and white photographs.

Gräff’s Es kommt der neue Fotograph was published (along with Roh and Tschichold’s Foto-Auge) around the famous Stuttgart “Film und Foto” exhibition of 1929, generally considered the greatest photography exhibition ever held: “not since the great international exhibitions of the 1850s and 1860s had there been such a broad display of the photographic arts, intended not just to show photography but to examine its place in society…

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