Werner Mantz Architectures and People
October 14, 2017 – January 21, 2018
Werner Mantz (1901–1983) is known as one of the most prominent photographers of the Neues Bauen movement of modernist architecture in Cologne during the 1920s. In 1932 Mantz opened a second studio in Maastricht, and he moved to the Netherlands in 1938. There he returned to portrait photography and specialized in portraits of children.he Museum Ludwig will now bring together these two aspects of his oeuvre and will allow visitors to experience it in its historical breadth and diversity for the first time ever.