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Arkady Shaikhet: Photographs 1924-51

20 march 2001—15 april 2001
Arkady Shaikhet (1898-1959) was an outstanding photographer and the founding father of Soviet newsline photography. He took up professional photography in 1926 and worked for the Ogonyok magazine. Shaikhet was a prize-winner of numerous exhibitions of photography in London, Prague and Zagreb. During the Second World War, he served as a frontline photographer with the rank of captain. His private archives contain thousands of frontline shots. After his death, Shaikhet's photographs were successfully shown in New York, Oxford, Cologne, Nuremberg, Amsterdam and other European cities. This exhibition comprises works from the collections of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow, the Galerie Alex Lachmann in Cologne and the Arkady Shaikhet family archives.
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