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Josef Breitenbach

male / German, American
Qualifications
photographer, academy lecturer
eerst werkzaam in de wijngroothandel van zijn vader, die hij in 1922 overnam. Sinds 1930 als fotograaf werkzaam.
Nationality/school
German, American
sinds 1946 Amerikaans staatsburger
Born
München 1896-04-03
Deceased
New York City 1984-10-07
Biographical information
Period of activity
1930 - 1965
Active in
  • Parijs 1933
    emigreerde in 1933 naar Parijs; in 1939 werd hij geïnterneerd
  • New York City 1941
    had in oktober 1941 een studio in New York
  • Korea 1951 - 1952
  • Japan 1951 - 1952
    in opdracht van de UNKRA (United Nations Korean Relief) in Korea en Japan
Teacher at academy/university
New School for Social Research (New York)
gaf les aan diverse colleges en academies, o.a. aan de New School for Social Research
born in
active in
died in
Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
artist's portrait, theatrical photography, photojournalism, portrait photography
Comment
In 1979 kocht het Münchner Stadmuseum de historische verzameling Breitenbach
Entered on: 2001-10-24; Modification on: 2017-03-30

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