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Museum of Photography

Jebensstr. 2, 10623 Berlin, Germany
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Jebensstr. 2, 10623 Berlin, Germany
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"helmut newton"
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"on display"
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"his life"
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"love photography"
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"mario testino"
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"private collection"
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"zoo station"
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"changing exhibitions"
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"interesting exhibition"
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"large scale"
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"few hours"
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"nudity"
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"photographs"
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"foundation"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a portrait gallery - not a museum. The ground floor houses a permanent exhibition of some Helmut Newton paraphernalia but mostly magazine shots including some of the more grotesque that might offend modern tastes (splayed chicken with stilettos, woman fellating a gun, etc.)...More

Thank other1
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

I take thousands of photos every year and welcomed the chance to visit the Museum. The female on reception made it as clear as she could that there were no Helmut Newton photos on display, which wasn’t a problem as that wasn’t the reason we...More

2  Thank DVETheK
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

If you like photography visit it. A enough big museum. If you go in detail you will need about 2 hours for a visit.

2  Thank Damir M
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

We saw the exhibitions of Helmut Newton, Guy Bourdin and the one about modern photography in China. All were fascinating. For photography buffs, a must see.

Thank PeterC6934
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is a great little museum, featuring two parts - the permanent Helmut Newton exhibition and the temporary exhibition area. I've reviewed the (overrated) Helmut Newton part separately. The temporary exhibition featured the STUNNING "Undressed" exhibition of Mario Testino. The exhibition includes numerous gigantic photographs...More

Thank TheShis
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

A great place to view large-scale fashion photography - images a Rollei TLR with f/2.8 lens can produce in the hands of a skilled photographer like Helmut Newton (camera on display). The permanent exhibition, Helmut Newton's Private Property, is an comprehensive look at Helmut's methods...More

Thank Steven T
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Museum is good fun. Works are displayed very nice. Undressed was a very good exhibition. As I was expecting the museum to be awesome it met my expecations. What did catch me by surprise was the museum bookshop. Very good selection of titles from very...More

Thank lieke10022017
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Three photographers have work on display at the moment, Mario Testino, Helmut Newton (a Berliner) and Jean Pigozzi. I enjoyed all three but Helmut Newton was by far my favourite - such wonderful work displayed perfectly and interwoven with snippets of his personal life. Jean...More

Thank Brillo2
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

This is a mix of photographs from the Berlin State Museum collection and Helmut Newton Foundation. The latter is mainly fashion photography and the former a broader body of works. They are displayed in changing exhibitions so part of the building may be closed at...More

Thank Gerard_S77
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Museum für Fotografie (Museum of Photography) is one of the 20+ museums that belong to "State Museums of Berlin" (Staatliche Museen zu Berlin). It is neither at the famous Museum Island location nor Kuturforum near Potsdamerplatz, but in a building behind Zoologische Garten station. It...More

Thank Saricie_Q
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