Photographers [Oo] Dublin | Photos by Evelyn Hofer (1966-67)

Photographers [Oo] Dublin | Photos by Evelyn Hofer (1966-67)
Evelyn Hofer, Dublin, 1966
Evelyn Hofer, Dublin, 1966

Evelyn Hofer, Dublin, 1966                   Evelyn Hofer, Mods, Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin, 1967

Evelyn Hofer, Dublin, 1966
Evelyn Hofer, Distillery, Dublin, 1966

Evelyn Hofer, Huband Bridge, Dublin, 1966

Evelyn Hofer, Gravediggers, Dublin, 1966

Evelyn Hofer. Phoenix Park on a Sunday, Dublin, 1966


Evelyn Hofer, Seminaries , Dublin, 1966                     Evelyn Hofer, Orphans, Dublin, 1966


Evelyn Hofer, “Jammet’s”, Dublin, 1966                     Evelyn Hofer, Anna and Emma, Dublin, 1966

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Evelyn Hofer, Young Child, Dublin, 1967                    Evelyn Hofer, Two Painters, Dublin, 1967


Evelyn Hofer was born in Marburg, Germany in 1922 and died in 2009 in Mexico City. In the years  in between, Hofer created a body of work that both looked back to the tradition of August Sander and anticipated the color work of William Eggleston, causing her to be called “the most famous unknown photographer in America” by New York Times art critic Hilton Kramer – a devout supporter of her work.

Late in her life, when asked for her thoughts on being called “the most famous unknown 
photographer in America.” she said she liked it. She understood that what mattered was 
the work, not personal fame.

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