About the German photographer, Arno FISCHER (1927-2011)

Arno FISCHER was a photographer and university lecturer (1985-1993 at the HGB Leipzig, from 1990-2000 at the FH Dortmund, then at the fas as well as the Ostkreuzschue in Berlin. He worked as a photographer and publicist for the magazine 'Sibylle' and other periodicals. His œuvre consists mainly of fashion and travel photographs, which are in the tradition of life photography. He was particularly interested in the state of society. In 2000 he was awarded the Erich Salomon Prize of the German Society for Photography (DGPh).

Photo books by and about the work of Arno FISCHER

'Polens Hauptstädte' (1974); 'Leningrad' (1981); 'Alt-Delhi / Neu-Delhi' (1983); 'New York. Ansichten' (1988); 'Photographien' (1997); 'Situation Berlin. 1953–1960' (2001); 'Der Garten' ('The Garden', 2007); 'Monografie' (2009); 'Das Pure Leben' (together with works by Sibylle BERGEMANN, Christian BORCHERT, Ute & Werner MAHLER, Roger MELIS, Helga PARIS, Evelyn RICHTER, Helfried STRAUSS, Ulrich WÜST a.o., 2014, 2020); 'Sibylle: Zeitschrift für Mode und Kultur 1956-1995' (2016, together with works by Sibylle BERGEMANN, Ute & Werner MAHLER, Roger MELIS, Günter RÖSSLER, Jim RAKETE, Evelin RICHTER, Ulrich WÜST a.o.); 'Eine Reise' (2022)


'Sibylle' showcases photographers, fashion- & graphic designers, models, writers as well as its political & sociocultural background of almost 50 year long publishing history as the definitive publication on an important chapter of German media history.
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This very comprehensive photo volume on Arno FISCHER presents the most important groups of works by the German postwar photographer. The texts by Matthias Flügge and Thomas Martin deepen the understanding of a versatile, impressive work.
48,00 € * Weight 1.5 kg
by Mathias Bertram (ed.), Special ed. in two books, slipcaes and with dust jacket, each 24,5 x 27,5 cm., total approx.420 pp., b/w ills., text language: German - GERMAN TEXT ONLY! Lehmstedt Verlag, 2020.
48,00 € *
The out-of-print photographic volume 'Der Garten / The Garden' by prominent German photographer Arno FISCHER contains a selection of this now thirty-year-long work on nature photography with poaroid film, presented here for the first time in book form.
120,00 € * Weight 0.9 kg
'New York. Ansichten' by Arno FISCHER is the result of a trip to the US-American metropolis with the writer Heiner Müller. In addition to the sociologically motivated documentary photographs, it also contains artistic photographs as well as still lifes.
38,00 € * Weight 1 kg
The book 'Eine Reise' about Arno FISCHER gives an insight into his practice and the various roles he played in the course of his career - also as a teacher. It contains more than 100 b/w and color images - taken between the early 1950s and the late 2000s.
32,00 € * Weight 0.8 kg
The anthology 'The Polaroid Project. The Conquest through Art' shows 300 works by internationally renowned artists from the unique Polaroid Collection. Text contributions complement the richly illustrated compendium.
24,90 € *
Out-of-print book 'Situation Berlin. Photographs 1953-1960' brings together the most important images of Berlin from that period by Arno FISCHER - captured with the eye of an equally attentive & critical observer. A masterpiece of photography from the 50s
120,00 € * Weight 1 kg
Out-of-print volume 'Gehaltene Zeit' (Time kept) with works by Ursula ARNOLD, Arno Fischer and Evelyn RICHTER makes stylistic comparisions possible and shows the different working conditions, which contribute to the understanding of the respective œuvres.
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