Will McBride (1931-2015) - Weinhandlung Carl Völker, Hauswand, Berlin, 1957

Will McBride (1931-2015) - Weinhandlung Carl Völker, Hauswand, Berlin, 1957
Gelatin-silver print - Signed - 5.30 - 1992

WILL McBRIDE (10.01.1931 - 29.01.2015)

Significant contemporary American photographer and sculptor, who lived in Germany most of his life.
He worked as a photo journalist for the magazines Stern, Quick, Geo, TWEN, Look and Paris Match from 1961 to 1980. His photographs published in the magazine TWEN especially documented the youth culture and the hippie period around 1970.

"Weinhandlung Carl Völer, Berlin Steglitz, 1957"
Silver-gelatine paper print, 1992
Copy 5 / 30
The back is signed, dated and titled.
60.5 x 50.5 cm

Will McBride was known for being extremely careless with his photographic prints. He travelled across Europe, carrying his photographs in a folder and presenting them to museums and collectors, and the photographs inevitably got creases from this.

Good condition, traces of wear, minimal chips,
a 2 cm long tear on the upper edge, a longer crease on the bottom.

Beautiful, rare and very large print.
Extremely rare!

This photo was published in several books by Will McBride, i.a.
in “Will McBride. 40 Jahre Fotografie” Published by Peter Weiermair, Kunstverein Frankfurt, 1987.

The photo is one of the most famous and important photos by Will McBride
from his early days in Berlin.

Lot details
Will McBride (1931-2015)
Title of artwork
Weinhandlung Carl Völker, Hauswand, Berlin, 1957
Gelatin-silver print
Date of print
Vintage print
Printed later
Image size
550×380 mm
Total dimensions
605×505×1 mm
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