Search the Collections

Erwin Blumenfeld (1897-1969), Photographer

Artist of 1 portrait
Early in his career Erwin Blumenfeld was involved with the Berlin Dadaist group that was important at the end of the First World War. He worked in photography in Amsterdam and by the 1930s had gained a reputation for his experimental nude studies. In 1936 he moved to Paris and worked for a number of magazines including Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. He moved to the United States in 1939.

List Thumbnail

x40435

Cecil Beaton

by Erwin Blumenfeld
bromide print, 1938
NPG x40435