Albert Renger-Patzsh was a German photographer associated with the New Objectivity movement. Albert Renger Patzsch was born in Würzburg, Northern Bavaria, Germany in the year 1897.
The artist served his country in the first World War. After finishing his service the artist studied chemistry at Dresden Technical College.
Renger-Patzsch was given his first museum exhibition in 1927.
The artist also did a great job capturing the industrial revolution. His work in this genre is similar to the husband and wife duo of Bernd and Hillla Becher.
Price range information: Works range from $5,000 to $80,000.
In this clip some works from a current exhibition featuring Albert Renger-Patzsch that is going on now in Paris, France:
Albert Renger-Patzsch passed away in 1966.
Works by the artist are found in many prominent collections including the Museum of Modern Art in Strasbourg, France and Corcoran Gallery of Art located in Washington D.C.
Albert Renger-Patzsch was a photographer with a great eye for finding abstract compositions in everyday life. Another photographer who had a similar knack for finding abstraction in everyday life was the great Ed Weston.