Beauty on display: Karol Schenker in New York

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Exhibition catalogue essay for Museum Ludwig, Cologne, exhibition on Weimar era fashion photographer Karl Schenker. My essay charts a five year period that Schenker spent in New York from 1925-1930 when he attempted to re-invent himself as a painter.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMas­ter of beau­ty
Subtitle of host publicationKarl Schenk­er’s gla­m­orous im­ages
EditorsMiriam Halwani
Place of PublicationCologne
PublisherWalther König
ISBN (Print)9783960980209
Publication statusPublished - 8 Sept 2016


  • Karl Schenker
  • Karol Schenker
  • German photography
  • Fashion photography
  • New Objectivity
  • Theatrical Portraits


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