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Almasy, Paul; franz. Fotograf ungar.
Herkunft; Budapest 29.5.1906 – Jouars Pontchartrain 23.9.2003.
Paul Almasys Hände am Archivkasten.
Foto, 1995.

Happy 70th Birthday, akg-images!

Last autumn akg-images celebrated its 70th anniversary! To mark this milestone, we have delved behind the scenes at akg-images to explore the …

Francisco de Goya (Spanish, 1746–1828). Sad Forebodings of What Is Going to Happen (Tristes Presentimientos de Lo Que Ha de Acontecer), 1810–1815 (printed 1863). From The Disasters of War (Los Desastres de la Guerra). Etching and aquatint. Plate 1.

Goya’s The Disaster’s of War (Los Desastres de la Guerra), 1810-1820   Between 1810 and 1820, the Spanish painter and print maker Fransisco Goya (1746–1828) produced a series of around 80 etchings he was to call … → October 19, 2015

Gogh, Vincent van Dutch painter Groot-Zundert near Breda 30.3.1853 –
(suicide) Auvers-sur-Oise 29.7.1890.
– “Self-portrait with fur hat, bandaged ear and tobacco pipe”, January 1889.
Oil on canvas, 51 × 45cm.
Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Leigh B. Block.

The tragic artist

125 years ago today, in the rented room in the Auberge Ravoux, Vincent van Gogh died of an infection caused by a …

Georgsaltar, Meister Arnt von Kalkar (Arnt von Zwolle 1484), Georgs Kampf mit dem Drachen

Worshipping at the Altar

Earlier this month I was in Poland to attend the annual Cepic conference which this year was held in Warsaw. My first …

A design by Hannelore Brüderlin for a dancer's costume, 1947  © akg-images / E. Mierendorff

Everything’s Coming Up Roses

“Gypsy” is one of the great Broadway musicals and has at its centre one of the most horrifying and heartbreaking characters in …