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Aart Klein

 
 
Aart Klein Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 23, 2016
1. Aart Klein Marker
Inscription.
Hier woonde en werkte
Art Klein
Fotograaf
2 Augustus 1909 - 31 Oktober 2001

[English translation:]

Here lived and worked
Aart Klein
Photographer
August 2, 1909 - October 31, 2001

 
Location. 52° 21.493′ N, 4° 54.23′ E. Marker is in Amsterdam, North Holland. Marker is at the intersection of Amsteldijk and Stadhouderskade, on the left when traveling north on Amsteldijk. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Amsteldijk 7, Amsterdam, North Holland 1074, Netherlands.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Herman Gorter (a few steps from this marker); Huis met de Kabouters / House with the Hobgoblins (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Polderhuisje (Polder House) (approx. half a kilometer away); Christiaan Andriessen (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Organized Resistance - the Free Groups of Amsterdam (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Badhuis Diamantbuurt (Public Baths) (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Walter SŁskind (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); E.J. van Det School Memorial (approx. 0.9 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amsterdam.
 
Also see . . .
1. Aart Klein (Wikipedia). Aart Klein
Aart Klein Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 23, 2016
2. Aart Klein Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here just to the left of the second entrance on the right, at the top of the black stucco beltline.
(August 2, 1909 - October 31, 2001) was a Dutch photographer born in Amsterdam. His photos mostly consisted of black and white landscapes with a graphic style, but later transitioned into portraiture. Klein said that his photographs were a white on black, not black on white because “if you donít do anything you get a back image. Things only happen when you open the shutter; then you make a drawing in white”.
(Submitted on December 16, 2016.) 

2. Aart Klein Biography (Ibasho). Aart Klein (1909- 2001) was a Dutch photographer born in Amsterdam. Klein began working at the Dutch first photo press agency, Polygoon in the 1930s. He started out without having any formal training in photography, but during his time at Polygoon he began his career as one of the most influential Dutch photographers. He was forced to work for the Nazis during the 1940ís which led to Klein taking underground pictures and sending them to Allied forces in England. He joined a group of photographers called Particam, or Partisan Cameras, that helped the countryís liberation. In 1956, Aart Klein left Particam and set up as a freelance photographer. From that time on, he worked regularly for the quality paper Algemeen Handelsblad and was commissioned to produce a great number of photography books.... (Submitted on December 16, 2016.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 16, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 192 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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