world exhibition of photography 1952 lucerne switzerland

Paperback: 125 pages
Publisher: Luzern, Genossenschaft Photoausstellung
Language: German, French, English
ISBN-10: –
ISBN-13: –
Product Dimensions: 22 x 15 x 1.1 cm
Release Date: 1952
Price: $30 USD (¥3,000 JPY)
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Condition: good
paper slightly browned, back edge slightly rubbed

Book design: Hans Neuburg

コンディション: 良(裏表紙に微細な擦れがありますが全体的に良好です)


in 1952, a world exhibition of photography was organised in lucerne, switzerland. this is the catalogue, published with german texts and summaries in french and english, edited and designed by hans neuburg (1904-1983) who specialized in graphic design work for industrial companies.

geometric cover art, assymetrically arranged sans-serif titles, photo bleeds, norm paper size (din a5) and multi-column, multi-lingual texts are typically “swiss”.

the photos cover all photographic fields – portrait, work, sport, landscape, science, fashion, etc. great works by brassai, irving penn, john rawlings, e.a heiniger, hugo p. herdeg, michael wolgensinger and many others are reproduced, edward steichen contributed a text.

there also were sections about architecture and art in photography, edited by richard paul lohse (1902-1988). one of his paintings is reproduced (below left).
the text originated from felix book (design) stories

1952年にスイスのLucerneで開催されたworld exhibition of photographyのカタログです。Hans Neuburgによって編集、デザインされたものです。

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