The Acropolis of Athens in the Evening (“The most beautiful thing in the world”)


George Hoyningen-Huene, [North western corner with foundation of the Hekatompedon, Acropolis, Athens], 1938 (174.1980) (Film: Negative, Kodak Panatomic, 6×6)


George Hoyningen-Huene, [North side of Parthenon seen from the Erechtheion, Acropolis, Athens], 1938 (180.1980) (Film: Negative, Kodak Panatomic, 6×6)


George Hoyningen-Huene, [Parthenon seen through the Oriental Portico columns of the Propylaea, Acropolis, Athens], 1938 (179.1980) (Film: Negative, Kodak Panatomic, 6×6)


Horst P. Horst (1906-1999) speaking, at ICP on October 2, 1980, about his friend George Hoyningen-Huene (1900-1968) and the beautiful evening light at the Acropolis.


George Hoyningen-Huene, [Southeast angle seen from the interior, Parthenon, Acropolis, Athens], 1938 (188.1980) (Film: Negative, Kodak Panatomic, 6×6)


George Hoyningen-Huene, [North side of the Parthenon, Acropolis, Athens], 1938 (185.1980) (Film: Negative, Kodak Panatomic, 6×6)


Horst P. Horst speaking, at ICP on October 2, 1980, about his friend George Hoyningen-Huene’s “love of Greece and the antique world.”


George Hoyningen-Huene, [Columns of southern peristyle from the interior, Parthenon, Acropolis, Athens], 1938 (214.1980) (Film: Negative, Kodak Panatomic, 6×6)


George Hoyningen-Huene, [The Pnyx seen through the western portico of the Propylaea, Acropolis, Athens], 1938 (209.1980) (Film: Negative, Kodak Panatomic, 6×6)


George Hoyningen-Huene, [Column of the northern Portico and northeast corner, Erechtheion, Acropolis, Athens], 1938 (212.1980) (Film: Negative, Kodak Panatomic, 6×6)

Horst P. Horst speaking, at ICP on October 2, 1980, about his friend George Hoyningen-Huene’s book (Hellas: A Tribute to classical Greece, New York: J.J. Augustin, 1943) and “the photographs in a suitcase under his bed.”

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