Brandt (1893-1983) was born in Chemnitz as Marianne Liebe. She studied painting and sculpture at the Weimar Fine Arts School from 1911 until 1918.
In 1919 Marianne married Erik Brandt, a Norwegian painter, in Christiana. The Brandts lived in Norway and the South of France, before joining the Weimar Bauhaus in 1923. There she became a student of Hungarian modernist theorist and…Continue
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She was a forerunner in the newly emerging field of photojournalism, and was the first female to be hired as such. She was the first photographer for Fortune magazine, in 1929. She was the premiere female industrial photographer, getting her start… Continue
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At just 21 years old, with funds from a small inheritance (against the wishes of her parents) she moved to Spandau in Berlin where she took flying lessons,… Continue
President Roosevelt authorized an immediate search; no trace was ever found.
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