Tag: arnold genthe

  • Arnold Genthe's Portraits of Women with Buzzer the Cat

    2015-11-24
    Arnold Genthe's Portraits of Women with Buzzer the Cat

    Originally trained as a classical scholar, Arnold Genthe was a self-taught photographer famous for, to name a few, his photographs of San Francisco's Chinatown in the early 1900s, autochromes, and portraits which included famous individuals, dancers, and women with his beloved pet, Buzzer the cat.

  • Arnold Genthe's "The Book of the Dance"

    2017-10-27 #culture
    Arnold Genthe's "The Book of the Dance"

    German-born American photographer Arnold Genthe is considered as the pioneer of dance photography, due to his early documentation modern dancers. "The Book of the Dance" is a long-forgotten archive of portraits.