Heroes of Naturism : Gerhard Riebicke

Gerhard Riebicke was a German photographer who photographed, amongst other things, the naturist movement of the 1920s/1930s, just before naturism entered its darkest hour, tainted by association, for a while, with the entire Nazi philosophy of young, energetic and Aryan.

While some of his choreographed nude photography has a dubious element of faintly echoing later, disturbing imagery of the Nazis (not, incidentally, photographed by Riebicke to my knowledge), we can marvel at his capturing of movement and shape.

 

Definitely worthy of being in our ‘Heroes of Naturism’ gallery.

Ella

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