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Pastry Cook, August Sander. "August Sander is considered by many photographers to be the father of the modern portrait. He's influenced the likes of Diane Arbus, Irving Penn, and Walker Evans."

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August Sander's Secretary at West German Radio, Cologne (Portrait of the Journalist Sylvia von Harden) c.1930

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Face-Off in Weimar Culture: The Physiognomic Paradigm, Competing Portrait Anthologies, and August Sander’s Face of Our Time By Wolfgang Brückle 25 April 2013 Tate Papers Issue 19

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Finding the Right Types in August Sander's Germany

As a recent acquisition by the Museum of Modern Art shows, August Sander’s desire to produce a complete survey of German society led to a lifelong, and unfinished, endeavor.

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