Apr 8, 2019

What This Photo Doesn’t Show

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This photograph of young farmers on their way to a dance was taken in Germany in 1914 by August Sander. Except they weren’t farmers. And the dance they were on their way to was World War I.

Guest host John Green delves into the real story behind this iconic photograph for The Art Assignment.


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analysis · art · black and white · HISTORY · top · video essay · vintage · war · world war 1

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