The Jewish Museum of Belgium organises a major retrospective exhibition of photographer Erwin Blumenfeld

From September 29, the Jewish Museum of Belgium proposes an exhibition featuring the photographer Erwin Blumenfeld (1897-1969). Famous for his exceptionnaly creative fashion portraits, Blumenfeld’s artistry is offers a polymorphic work where Dadaïst inspiration, political committment and artistic expérimentations intertwine.

Featuring over a hundred photographs, the exhibition looks back at the life of this Berlin Jew who evolved within the cultural avant-garde movement in Amsterdam and Paris. As WWII broke out, he endured internment in a camp but was able to flee to New York in 1941 where his art blossomed with a free exploration of shapes and colors.

Erwin Blumenfeld
​Photography. 1930-1950
​29.09.2023 - 04.02.2024
Press conference: 28 September, 11am

Please confirm your presence via e-mail to: [email protected]

Jewish Museum of Belgium
Rue des Minimes 21, ​
1000 Brussels

Selection of images


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