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Ancient sites, cultures and art – Werner Forman Archive at Fotofringe London

A visit to the Werner Forman Archive team on table 24 in the Battlebridge room at Fotofringe London April 17 will complete your ancient world photo search ….In his 70-year career, Werner Forman photographed many important centres of culture. He took pictures of archaeological sites, evocative landscapes, architecture, art and artefacts from many museum and private collections. Some of the subjects included in the archive are Egypt, Nubia, Middle East, Greece, Rome, Celts, Vikings, Byzantium, the Islamic world, the Moors, Scythians, Yemen, United Arab Emirates, Africa, Indian, Japan, China, Southeast Asia, Oceania, pre-Columbian America, Native Americans and Inuit. Unfortunately, now some of the objects and historical sites he pictured are endangered or have been looted and destroyed.

 

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