How intensively do photographers examine their motifs? How much attention to they pay to individuals who view their pictures? The photographer Thomas Bergner dedicates himself to this question.

Max Beckmann

1884 born in Leipzig
from 1900 studies, Großherzogliche Kunstschule Weimar
1906 participation in the exhibition of the Berlin Secession at Weimar; prize of the Deutscher Künstlerbund (German artists association)
1907 member of the Berlin Secession
1914 founding member of the Freie Secession
1925 master class teacher, Städelschule, Frankfurt a. M.
1937 emigration to Amsterdam and the USA
ab 1949 prefessor, Washington University Art School, St. Louis
1950 died in New York

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