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Emmy Andriesse

Photographer

1914 - 1953 Netherlands
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Emmy Andriesse  is one of the most important 20th century women photographers, best known for her unforgettable portrayal of Amsterdam’s Hunger Winter of 1944-1945, now emblematic of civilian suffering during the Second World War. - Lenscratch

The narrative, occasionally anecdotal character of Andriesse’s photographs, which almost always centre on people and their direct environment, meant that her work leant itself exceptionally well to printed media such as newspapers, magazines and books. fotomuseumdenhaag.nl

Emmy Eugenie Andriesse (14 January 1914, The Hague - 20 February 1953, Amsterdam) was a Dutch photographer best known for her work with the Underground Camera group (De Ondergedoken Camera) during World War II.

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Book review: "Emmy Andriesse: Hidden Lens" by Louise Baring
Emmy Andriesse is one of the most important 20th century women photographers, best known for her poignant portrayal of the Amsterdam “hunger winter” in 1944-1945. These images are now emblematic of civilian suffering during the Second World War. Yet Andriesse did not focus only on humanitarian reportage, but turned her lens to fashion photography, as well as arts-based imagery, cityscapes, landscapes and portraits.
A secret History
A new exhibition of Emmy Andriesse's work is a compelling visual documentary of occupied Amsterdam
Books
Emmy Andriesse Photograper https://amzn.com/9072216903
Emmy Andriesse: Hidden Lens https://amzn.com/9053307907
world of Van Gogh https://amzn.com/903510904X