The FOTOGRAFIS Collection

The FOTOGRAFIS Collection (Vienna/Salzburg) is one of the most important collections of international and historical photography in Austria.
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Vilém Flusser and Anna Auer.
5th congress, June 22, 1980


Francis Ronalds

Beverly F. Ronalds: The Beginnings of Continuous Scientific Recording using Photography: Sir Francis Ronalds’ Contribution
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Left: The photo-electrograph – Ronalds’ first photorecording machine at Kiew observatory
Right: Thomas Malone, Photograph of Francis Ronalds, 1850 © Royal Society

Francis Ronalds invented a “movie camera” in 1845 and collaborated with leading practitioners in enhancing the quality and flexibility of photography. His early photographic curves survive, as do examples of his machines. The cameras were used in observatories around the world for over a century.

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Allan Porter & CAMERA

A special documentary on the legendary photo journal CAMERA and its last editor-in-chief ALLAN PORTER who took the magazine to new heights.

This developed into his “museum without walls” and became Europe’s first exhibition platform for artistic photography after 1945.


Caroline Fuchs: Not entirely

Gerhard Richter and the principle of detail
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This essay appeared in the catalogue Gerhard Richter – Ausschnitt: Werke aus der Sammlung Böckmann / Gerhard Richter – Detail. Paintings from the Böckmann Collection

pp. 79-85
Eva Kraus, Thomas Heyden (eds.), published by Verlag für moderne Kunst, Nuremberg 2014 at the Neues Museum – Staatliches Museum für Kunst und Design in Nürnberg, Nuremberg, (14 November 2014 – 2 February 2015)

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Die Brücke

Anna Auer: Die Wiener Galerie Die Bruecke – Ihr internationaler Weg zur Sammlung Fotografis, Passau 1999, illustrated, 243 pages (in German, introduction in English by Heinz K.Henisch).
Anna Auer & Werner Mraz in the gallery »Die Brücke«, 1970 © Werner Mraz

Anna Auer & Werner Mraz in the gallery »Die Brücke«, 1970 © Werner Mraz

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Anna Auer: The Forgotten Letters and Manuscripts.

Anna Auer: Die vergessenen Briefe und Schriften.
[The Forgotten Letters and Manuscripts.]
Niépce, Daguerre,Talbot, Vienna 1997
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ISBN: 3-901239-05-7
Book out of print!

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Anna Auer „The Forgotten Letters“ from 1997 is a compilation of 14 letters and 8 original manuscripts with an especially precious document: one page of the 17 pages draft of Joseph Gay-Lussac‘s speech in favor of photography, dated 30 July 1839.