Schönheit im Olympischen Kampf 1936 - Olympic Games - 1937 - Book

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Schönheit im Olympischen Kampf 1936 - Olympic Games - 1937 - Book
Good - Limited edition

Rare 1st edition.

Leni Riefenstahl : Schönheit im Olympischen Kampf.
Published in “Deutschen Verlag” in Berlin 1937.

282 pages with intaglio by Leni Riefenstahl from the Olympic Games in Berlin 1936.

A groundbreaking work of sports photography.
It is one of the 100 most important photo books.

Historical collection of photographs of the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, including the American athletes Jesse Owens and Hitler.

1936 Hitler invited Riefenstahl to shoot the "Olympischen Spiele in Berlin", a film which Riefenstahl claimed was commissioned by the International Olympic Committee. S.
He also went to Greece to take pictures of the original website of the Olympic Games, where she was supported by the Greek photographer Nelly.
This material became Olympia, a successful film that has since been known for its technical and aesthetic achievements.


Riefenstahl's work on the Olympics was cited as a major factor influencing modern sports photography.



Book.
Theme:
Photography, sports, games & pastimes
Author / illustrator:
Leni Riefenstahl
Book title:
Schönheit im Olympischen Kampf
Condition:
Good/used
Year of publication (oldest item):
1937
edition
First edition
Language:
German, English, French, Italian, Spanish
Original language:
Yes
Publisher:
Deutscher Verlag Berlin
Binding:
Hardback edition
Number of pages:
282
Dimensions:
31x24.5 cm

Lot details
Nr of items
1
Object
Book
Sports/ Event
Olympic Games
Team
Schönheit im Olympischen Kampf 1936
Condition
Good
Year
1937
Extras
Limited edition
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