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Matthias Herrmann collection of self photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2014-05

  • Staff Only

Abstract

A collection of photographs, books, articles and other items relating to the works of photographer Matthias Herrmann.

Dates

  • Created: 1995-2004

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Age Restriction. The material in this collection is restricted by age. Patron will be required to demonstrate by State Issued ID that they are of the proper age of consent (18+) to view this material.

Biographical or Historical Information

Matthias Herrmann (b. Dec 4, 1963) was originally trained as a ballet dancer, but later decided that his career was taking him in new directions and he eventually settled on photography.  His photographic practice deals with questions of identity and desire, often choosing artists books as the main carrier of his works. From 2006 - 2012, Herrmann was a Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, Austria. He has had exhibitions at the Museum der Moderne in Salzburg, Museum Ludwig in Budapest, Betonsalon in Paris, and Muzeum Sztuki/Galeria Potocki in Krakow, Poland.  In 2013, he was awared the Otto Breicha/Rupertinum Preis fur Fotografie award and in 2012 the Kunstpreis furkunstlerishe Fotographie by the Republic of Austria. The donor of this collection wishes to remain anonymous.

Note written by unknown

Extent

0.63 Linear Feet

2 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged in alphabetical order by title.

Source of Acquisition

Anonymous

Method of Acquisition

Donation.

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Other Descriptive Information

published

Title
Matthias Herrmann collection of self photographs
Author
Kevin Arms, 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USF Libraries - Special Collections Repository

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