Past Exhibition

Werner Bischof: Point of View

A special retrospective exhibition of Werner Bischof's original vintage prints and contact sheets

Werner Bischof

Werner Bischof A mother breastfeeding her child as long as possible, to save him from malnutrition. Bonn, Germany. 1946. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof Nude. 'Breast with grid.' Zurich, Switzerland. 1941. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof Construction workers building wooden houses. Village of Ziros, Epirus region, Greece. 1946. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof 'Piazza del Duomo', Duomo (main cathedral) square. 200,000 people demonstrate against the separation of the province of Trieste from Italy. At the end of the war the province of Trieste, seized by (...)

On the occasion of the 100th Birthday of Werner Bischof in 2016, the Werner Bischof Estate has provided – for the first time – original material from the archive for a very special retrospective exhibition, Point of View, presented at the Fotomuseum Den Haag, from December 17, 2016, to May 7, 2017.

Offering an extensive overview of his highly varied oeuvre, the exhibition will include over 200 prints, some never previously exhibited, from Bischof’s time spent in post-WWII Europe, his travels though Asia, South America and the United States and, most notably, rare images of post-Liberation Netherlands taken in the summer of 1945. Contact prints, personal letters, magazines and photo-books will also be on display, offering an insight into the life and work of this highly acclaimed and talented photographer.

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