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Imre Kinszki, modernist photographer
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Imre Kinszki was one of Hungary's budding young master photographers in the late 1920s and 1930s, at a time when Hungary was producing some of the world's greatest photographers: Kertesz, Moholy-Nagy, Brässai, Capa and others.

Kinszki remained in Hungary; the others emigrated to the west. Imre Kinszki vanished on a death march during the last weeks of the Second World War. Afterwards, his wife and daughter kept all of his photographs and did not release them for use in museums or galleries for several decades. During these years, Imre Kinszki was all but forgotten.

Over the past few years, Kinszki's photographs have been purchased by some of the most important museums in the world, and his reputation is now reaching the level it should have been at seventy years ago.