From Bauhaus to Buenos Aires: Grete Stern and Horacio Coppola at The Museum of Modern Art, May 17 – October 4, 2015

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Grete Stern. D.L.H. 1925. Photocollage, 8 7/16 x 6 5/16″ (21.5 × 16 cm). Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

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ringl + pit. Das Ei des Columbus (Columbus’s Egg). 1930. Gelatin silver print, 9 1/4 x 7 7/8″ (23.5 x 20 cm). Collection Helen Kornblum © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

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ringl + pit (German). Soapsuds. 1930. Gelatin silver print. 7 x 6 1/4″ (17.8 x 15.9 cm). Acquired through the generosity of Roxann Taylor. © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola 

ringl + pit. Hut und Handschuhe (Hat and Gloves). 1930. Gelatin silver print, 14 7/8 x 9 3/4″ (37.8 x 24.8 cm). The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

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ringl + pit. Komol. 1931. Gelatin silver print, 14 1/8 x 9 5/8″ (35.9 x 24.4 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Ford Motor Company Collection, Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

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ringl + pit. Spread from Ringlpitis. 1931. Artist book with collage, 7 7/8 x 7 7/8″ (20 x 20 cm). Estate of Horacio Coppola, Buenos Aires © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

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Grete Stern. Bertolt Brecht. 1934. Gelatin silver print, 10 1/4 x 6 11/16″ (26 x 17 cm). Private collection, Boston © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

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Grete Stern. Autorretrato (Self-Portrait). 1943. Gelatin silver print, printed 1958, 8 11/16 x 11″ (22 x 28 cm). Estate of Horacio Coppola, Buenos Aires © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

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Grete Stern. Jorge Luis Borges. 1951. Gelatin silver print, 10 13/16 x 8 1/4″ (27.5 x 21 cm). Estate of Horacio Coppola, Buenos Aires © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

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Grete Stern. Photomontage for Madí, Ramos Mejía, Argentina. 1946–47. Gelatin silver print, 23 9/16 x 19 7/16″ (59.8 x 49.4 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Latin American and Caribbean Fund and partial gift of Mauro Herlitzka © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

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Grete Stern. Sueño No. 1: Artículos eléctricos para el hogar (Dream No. 1: Electrical Appliances for the Home). 1949. Gelatin silver print, 101⁄2 x 9″ (26.6 x 22.9 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Latin American and Caribbean Fund through gift of Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis in honor of Adriana Cisneros de Griffin © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

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Grete Stern. Sueño No. 27: No destiñe con el agua (Dream No. 27: Does Not Fade with Water). 1951. Gelatin silver print, printed 1990s, 117⁄16 × 91⁄16″ (29 × 23 cm). Collection Eduardo F. Costantini, Buenos Aires © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

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Grete Stern. Sueño No. 28: Amor sin ilusión (Dream No. 28: Love Without Illusion). 1951. Gelatin silver print, 19 11/16 x 15 3/4″ (50 x 40 cm). IVAM, Institut Valencià d’Art Modern © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

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Horacio Coppola. Untitled (Staircase at Calle Corrientes). 1928. Gelatin silver print, 13 3/4 x 11 3/4″ (34.9 x 29.9 cm). Collection Alexis Fabry, Paris © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

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Horacio Coppola. Buenos Aires. 1931. Gelatin silver print. 3 1/8 x 4 9/16″ (8 x 11.6 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Vital Projects Fund, Robert B. Menschel. © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

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Horacio Coppola. “¡Esto es Buenos Aires!” (“This Is Buenos Aires!”) (Jorge Luis Borges). 1931. Gelatin silver print, 8 11/16 x 5 7/8″ (22 x 15 cm). Estate of Horacio Coppola, Buenos Aires © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

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Horacio Coppola. Still Life with Egg and Twine. 1932. Gelatin silver print. 8 1/8 x 10 1/8″ (20.7 x 25.7 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Thomas Walther Collection. Acquired through the generosity of Peter Norton. © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

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Horacio Coppola. London. 1934. Gelatin silver print. 6 x 7 5/8″ (15.2 x 19.3 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Latin American and Caribbean Fund. © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

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Horacio Coppola. London. 1934. Gelatin silver print. 5 11/16 x 7 3/8″ (14.5 x 18.7 cm). Committee on Photography Fund. © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

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Horacio Coppola. Avenida Díaz Vélez al 4800 (4800 Avenida Díaz Vélez). 1936. Gelatin silver print, printed c. 1952, 23 1/2 x 16 3/4″ (59.7 x 42.5 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Agnes Rindge Claflin Fund © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

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Horacio Coppola. Plaza San Martín desde Kavanagh (Plaza San Martín from Kavanagh). 1936. Gelatin silver print, 7 5/16 x 10 1/2″ (18.5 x 26.7 cm). Private collection © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

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Horacio Coppola. Calle Corrientes esquina Reconquista (Calle Corrientes at the Corner of Reconquista). 1936. Gelatin silver print, 11 x 7 11/16″ (28 x 19.5 cm). IVAM, Institut Valencià d’Art Modern © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

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Horacio Coppola. Balneario Municipal. 1936. Gelatin silver print, 8 1/4 x 10 7/16″ (21 x 26.5 cm). Estate of Horacio Coppola, courtesy Galería Jorge Mara-La Ruche, Buenos Aires © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

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Horacio Coppola. Avenida Corrientes hacia el oeste (Avenida Corrientes towards the West). 1936. Gelatin silver print, 8 1/16 x 5 5/16″ (20.5 x 13.5 cm). Estate of Horacio Coppola, courtesy Galería Jorge Mara-La Ruche, Buenos Aires © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

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Horacio Coppola. Calle Florida. 1936. Gelatin silver print, 5 11/16 x 7 5/16″ (14.5 x 18.5 cm). Collection Léticia and Stanislas Poniatowski © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

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Horacio Coppola. Buenos Aires. 1936. Gelatin silver print. 8 3/16 x 5 15/16″ (20.8 x 15.1 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Latin American and Caribbean Fund. © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

Images courtesy The Museum of Modern Art