Abisag Tüllmann, Großstadt (City), 1963

Dust jacket back and front

Dust jacket back and front


Abisag Tüllmann’s first book Großstadt is an electrifying photographic essay reflecting the repetitive energy of a metropolis. She obviously kept her camera with her at all times and was keenly attentive, recording every facet of life in and around Frankfurt Germany. Her compositions are almost frighteningly packed, with people, places and emotion. Richard Kirn’s text at the beginning and end is practically squeezed out the book by the explosive pressure of the photographs. A real page-turner.

Abisag Tüllmann foundation website: www.abisag-tuellmann-stiftung.de

294 photographs by Abisag Tüllmann
Text (in German, English and French) by German journalist and author Richard Kirn

Published by Societäts-Verlag 1963

Hard cover with dust jacket (advertising slip laid in loose)

23.3 x 30.4cm

132 pages