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Helmut Newton Foundation

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Address: Jebensstrasse 2, 10623 Berlin, Germany
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+49 30 2662951
10:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Wed 10:00 - 18:00
Thu 10:00 - 22:00
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Amazing Place.

As a fashion photographer myself, A trip here was a no-brainer. Newton is pretty much an Idol of mine and inspired my career, and one of the reasons I went to university as a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 December 2016
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

As a fashion photographer myself, A trip here was a no-brainer. Newton is pretty much an Idol of mine and inspired my career, and one of the reasons I went to university as a teenager to study photography. There's a goof variety of work here, but not actually that much my Helmut himself, though they have varying exhibitions. It was... More 

Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

It's probably a very good museum if you are a fan of Newton. For a novice like me you will see his jet set friends gallery portrait. The price is quite expensive for so little amount of interesting photos ( meaning no famous people on it)

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Take your friend,your children, your love or just yourself and spend 2 hours to see the wonderful work of one the greatest photographer of the world. All the exhibition are well organised and extraordinary selected. Don't miss to see it.

Thank IlaJaja
Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Ok, I'll admit it. I love naked women. It is what it is. I'm genetically wired that way. And Helmut Newton gives me what I want. The Foundation is really a museum housing Newton's personal collection including, of course, original photographs as well as his displays of his camera equipment, and so on. When he was active, digital photography didn't... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This collection boast some of Mr. Newton's iconic photography as well as a collection of his personal items (clothing, camera's, books etc.) making it a must see for admires of Helmut Newton. Rotation showing of other photographers are as well interesting making this a joy for a budding photographer. In the same vicinity is Berlin C/O that boast a variety... More 

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Stornoway, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We spent a good couple of hours in the beautifully presented galleries. The 'Leaving is Entering' exhibition from 1961-68 we found particularly engaging.

Thank StornowayKeith
Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Always impressed with Helmut Newton, I was excited to see this. And I was more than impressed. It was well set out, great works! Would definitely recommend it if you are interested in fashion, photography and legends.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Went to see the permanent collection and also the Alice Springs portraits. Helmet Newton "Yellow press" collection was somewhat disturbing but in line with his other work. Never really understood why portraiting naked women and more than flirting with pornographic themes has been considered art. As such, Helmut Newton-works were as we were expecting. Alice Springs portraits were much more... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We expected to see more of his photographs but instead saw a lot about his private life, items etc as well as an exibition with photos by his wife. Not much in English.

Thank MagnusTheTraveler
Thessaloniki, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

You can find so many interesting stuff about Helmut Newton's personal life and how he treated his friends or clients.. There are several letters with his personal handwritting.. There are also many photographs but I felt that it could have had much more of his work or some of the films made for him! They could just have a screening... More 

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