Werner Mantz, Canarische Eilanden, 1931. Waarschijnlijk gefotografeerd door Karl Mergenbaum. Collectie Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam

From 25 September 2022 to 26 February 2023, the Bonnefanten in Maastricht is presenting the first retrospective ever by the illustrious photographer Werner Mantz (1901, Cologne-1983, Maastricht); 40 years after his death. Mantz is regarded worldwide as one of the most important architectural photographers of the Neues Bauen movement. But this is just part of his multifaceted oeuvre.


Werner Mantz, Canary Islands, 1931. Probably photographed by Karl Mergenbaum. ©Werner Mantz/Nederlands Fotomuseum