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Curator Athol McCredie on Frank Hofmann's <EM>Lili Kraus II</EM>

Hofmann was inspired by New Photography – a movement that sought 'modern' ways of seeing and viewed photography as art.


The <EM>Ng&#257; Toi</EM> | <EM>Arts Te Papa</EM> exhibition <EM>Art of the 20th Century</EM></A> features works by Czechoslovakian photographer Frank Hofmann. Hofmann was inspired by New Photography -- a movement that sought 'modern' ways of seeing and viewed photography as art. He brought this vision to New Zealand from his German-occupied homeland.</P><P data-associrn="1040480"></P>

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Lili Kraus II

Frank Hofmann, Lili Kraus II, 1946, black and white photograph, gelatin silver print,
Gift of the Frank Hofmann Estate, 2010.
Full object info is available on collections.tepapa.govt.nz