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Baker McKenzie's 'modern Times' Photo acquisitions at Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.

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Human activity, human correspondence or inhuman and cruel disdain, refusal and apathy, the reality that is raw from complications, adventures,possibilities or opportunities that the one create for the other or for himself-endless possibilities- with the aim of finding the truth of a more human world where everyone can be stronger and available to 'taste' the life in its entirely and fully mean..
That is 'The photography in the Modern Times'.
Violent passions, complete indifference and all these that characterise not only the undisciplined representation of the human life but the most simple and authentic lines which multiply  in front of the righteous camera joined the union, repulse or attack, associate and amalgamate, divided against itself or multiplied truly copies of emotion,pain, passions, hostility and erotomania from the human race.
                                   Baker McKenzie's 'Modern Times' Photo acquisitions at The Rijksmuseum exhibition depicts: 
                             Star-VU. 10 years of Photo Acquisitions Thanks to Baker McKenzie
                                           ( until 21 May 2017.)
Camera's Modern Times presentation by Rijksmuseum Amsterdam is taking place not for the first time.
' Modern Times:Photography in the 20th century' was an exhibition focused on artists of the 20th century and ran from November 2014 to January 2015 and after the photography exhibition ' A new art:Photography in the 19th century', held in 1996.
(Text/Photography)Tzina-Mersina Alimpoutaki-Joustra.
All the rights reserved).
                                     Picture 1: Light Drawing.
                                     Herbert Drawing(1907-1984)
                                     Gelatin silver print.1934.
                                     Picture 2:World War II poster by Herbet Matter.
America calling.Take your place in civilian defence' World War II' poster by American photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter.
                                      (Source Wikipedia-Wikimedia Commons.)                         
 Herbert Matter the graphic designer and photographer wrote in 1944.
'The camera goes further than the human eye.' and in that year this light drawing by him was futured on the cover of the magazine ' Arts&Architecture'.
Herbert Matter'draw'in the air with a source of light while the eye can only partly follow the result, the camera registers,the entire movement, recording it as an abstract pattern.',
explain The Rijksmuseum.
'From the 1920s photography was also deployed as an independent means of personal and artistic expression.Photographers such as Laszio Moholy-Nagy began experimenting with low vantage points, cropping and close-ups.
Light and shadow and forms and perspective feature regularly in these photographs.
Photography swept the art world from the 1960s: artists used photography in their work and museums began collecting photographs.'
                                                          STAR-VU.
                            10 Years of Photo Acquisitions thanks to Baker McKenzie
                                                         Boy in a New York Street.
                                                         Hellen Levitt(1913-2009)
                                                         Gelatin silver print,c.1942. 
In the 1940's the American photographer Helen Levitt began to photograph New York
street life.
The city's children like this boy played the leading role.
Levitt photographed mostly in the city's poorer neighbourhoods,whose inhabitants considered the street as an extension of their own setting rooms.
She excelled in elevating ordinary,everyday life.
                                          View from the Pont Transbordeur.
                                          Laszlo Moholy-Nagy(1895-1946).
                                           Gelatin silver print,1929.
Penultimate example of Modernism -as Rijksmuseum describes Moholy-Nagy's photography-who climbed to the top of the Marseille transporter bridge and photographed what he show straight down.
His photo figures were clearly:Dark,contrasts of light,shadows in a particular direction and a view..in the mould of Miro.. 
                                                      Interior, Nashville,Tennessee.
                                   Peter Sekaer(1901-1950).Gelatin silver print,1939.
                     Sekaer sketches a Portrait of two men in their room in Nashville.
                                                        Sammy's Bar.1944.
                                                         Lisette Model.
                                                      Gelatin silver print.
Lisette Model photographed people in the streets,cafes and urban neighbourhoods from the 1930s.
When she established in New York after Paris photographed often Sammy's Bar surrounding and its night life.
                                 The Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.The Netherlands.



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