February 6, 2016

20 Stunning Black and White Photographs Document Everyday Life in The Netherlands from the 1940s

Emmy Andriesse (1914 - 1953) is one of the most important 20th Century women photographers. Andriesse was born into a liberal Dutch Jewish family. She was trained at the Royal Academy of Art in the Hague under the aegis of Gerrit Kiljan and Paul Schuitema, who pioneered the "New Photography", based on Bauhaus principles - as well as encouraging students to experiment with its role as a documentary medium.


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