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Hans Namuth photographs and papers, 1945-1985

Namuth, Hans, 1915-1990


Collection Information

Size: 4.5 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of New York photographer and filmmaker Hans Namuth measure 4.5 linear feet and date from 1945 to 1985. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs taken by Namuth of New York artists. Also included are papers regarding Namuth's film about Alfred Stieglitz and other professional files.

Biographical/Historical Note

Hans Namuth (1915-1990) was a German-American photographer and filmmaker who lived and worked in New York. He was primarily known for his work photographing prominent American artists in the 1950s and 1960s.


The collection was donated 1972-1985 by Hans Namuth.

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Language Note

Collection is in English.