Werner Bischof Courtyard of the Meiji shrine. Tokyo, Japan. 1951. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof Harbour of Kowloon. Hong Kong. 1952 © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof Beggar resting in front of a temple. Madras, India. 1952. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof Farmer shading himself as he looks after his grazing cows. Cambodia. 1952. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof A construction worker. New York City, USA. 1953. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof On the road to Cuzco, near Pisac, in the Valle Sagrado of the Urubamba river. Peru. May, 1954. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos

Stadtgalerie Klagenfurt, Austria, presents the Werner Bischof Classics exhibition from June17 to December 18.

This major retrospective of Swiss photographer Werner Bischof is divided into seven sections: Zurich 1916-1945, Post-war Europe 1945-1950, India 1951-1952, Japan 1951-1952, Korea 1951-1952, Hong Kong and Indochina 1952, North and South America 1953-1954.

It portrays the chief landmarks in Werner Bischof’s artistic work and the successive stages of a career that led him from a studio photographer to a committed photojournalist.

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