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Michael Schmidt

 (1945 - 2014)
Michael Schmidt was active/lived in Germany.  Michael Schmidt is known for socio-political themed black and white photography.

Biography   Michael Schmidt


Following is The New York Times obituary of Michael Schmidt.


Michael Schmidt, Photographic Storyteller, Dies at 68
By DOUGLAS MARTINJUNE 10, 2014

German photographer Michael Schmidt was known for presenting stark black-and-white images in dramatic sequence, to powerful emotional effect. A recent project was a penetrating tour of the global food industry that included arresting images of factory farms, a cow's bulging udder, supermarkets and a single apple. It won an international award just days before Mr. Schmidt's death on May 24 in Berlin. He was 68.

Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the German foreign minister, confirmed the death, praising the "modernity and singularity" of Mr. Schmidt's work. No cause was giv   ...  Displaying 750 of 4627 characters.

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