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Unsigned. Alexandr Hackenschmied, or Hammid, (17 December 1907, Linz--26 July 2004, New York City) was a leading avant-garde photographer and filmmaker in Czechoslovakia between the two world wars. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1938 and became involved in American avant-garde cinema. His film, "Meshes of the Afternoon", which he made with filmmaker Maya Deren--to whom he was married from 1942 to 1947--has become an icon of avant-garde cinema in the U.S.

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Photo Detail - Alexander Hammid (or Hackenschmied) - From the World Tour
Alexander Hammid (or Hackenschmied) From the World Tour

Price $900

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Ref.# 12564

Medium Silver print

Mount unmounted

Photo Date 1930s  Print Date 1960s

Dimensions 6-1/2 x 9-7/8 in. (165 x 251 mm)

Photo Country Middle East

Photographer Country Czech Republic


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