Sofie Taes, Curator

Douglas McCarthy, Exhibition Editor
Małgorzata Szynkielewska, Exhibition Producer

Further reading

Processes, perspective, color theories: M. R. PERES, The Focal Encyclopedia of Photography. Digital Imaging, Theory and Applications, History, and Science, 4th ed., Burlington-Oxford, 2007.

Line, shape and form in photography composition:

Jaromír Funke and Czech photography, 1920-1939:

Fratelli Alinari and early photographic practice in Firenze: A. C. QUINTAVALLE, M. MAFFIOLI, Fratelli Alinari. Fotografi in Firenze. 150 anni che illustrarono il mondo, (exh. cat.), Firenze, 2003.

The rule of thirds:

Robert Harris: K. THOMAS & L. GREEN, Photography in and out of Africa: Iterations with Difference, Oxon-New York, 2016.

Peter Henry Emerson: P.H. EMERSON, Poetry in Photography, (Writings on Photography), ed. by MuseumsEtc, 2014.


Adolphe Braun:

Still life painting: A. CHONG, W. T. KLOEK & C. BRUSATI, Still-life paintings from the Netherlands, 1550-1720, Zwolle, 1999.

Still life photography: P. MARTINEAU, Still Life in Photography, Los Angeles, 2010.

Collage techniques in art:

Collage techniques in photography: and

Pere Català Pic:

Martin Gerlach:

Marcel Neumont:

The Wunderkammer / Curiosity cabinet / Cabinet de curiosité: and F. FEARRINGTON, Rooms of Wonder: From Wunderkammer to Museum, 1599-1899, (exh. cat.), New York, 2013.

House ‘De Gulden Spoor’:

Heinrich Kühn:

Autochromes: J. WOOD, The art of the autochrome: the birth of color photography, Iowa City, 1993.


Interior of a showroom, N.V. Vereenigde Fotoburaux, Amsterdam, Historisch centrum Limburg, CC BY-SA
Man with bike in Düsseldorf, 1930s ., Karl Heinrich Lämmel , United Archives, In Copyright
City Savings Bank, 1931/32, Jaromír Funke , Slovak National Gallery, Public Domain Mark
Wrought-iron lantern at the Palazzo Strozzi, Firenze (Italy), 1880-1899 , Fratelli Alinari, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, CC0
Haymaking in Norfolk Broads, 1885/86, Peter Henry Emerson, Rijksmuseum, Public Domain Mark
The Leviathan in dry dock, 1930, anonymous,, In Copyright
Villa interior, 1963, anonymous, Rijksmuseum, Public Domain Mark
Bridge over the river Aa with fire escape on the right, 1968, Farla & Van Mackelenbergh, Stadsarchief 's-Hertogenbosch, Public Domain Mark
Double Happiness, 1979 , Woody van Amen, Museum Het Valkhof, CC BY
Untitled, 1930-1934, Josep Maria Lladó Bausili , Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, CC BY-NC-ND
Untitled, 1933, Pere Català Pic , Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, CC BY-NC-ND
Collection room with a view of the majolica room, Goethe House Weimar, 1904, Louis Held, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, CC0
Still life with animal skulls, laurel and pumpkins, 1893, Martin Gerlach; J. Schober , Museum Für Kunst Und Gewerbe Hamburg, CC0
Interior filled with miscellaneous items, s.d., Carpenter & Westley, National Media Museum, Bradford, CC BY-NC-SA
Maurice Neumont in his studio, 1920/30, Maurice-Louis Branger, Parisienne de Photographie, In Copyright
Person dressed as a fox, 1907-1916, Johannes Lutz, Rijksmuseum, Public Domain Mark
Dawn, 1897, Heinrich Kühn, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, CC0
Mont Pelée, Martinique, in eruption, 1929, Underwood & Underwood, Wellcome Collection, CC BY
New Zealand: Maori wooden club, s.d. , anonymous, Wellcome Collection, CC BY
Fragment of a vessel, 1st to 3rd century AD (manufacture), anonymous, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, CC0
Cross-section of a ‘Juncus’ rush seen through a microscope, 1868/70, Julius Stinde, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, CC0