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Helmut Newton Foundation

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Address: Jebensstrasse 2, 10623 Berlin, Germany
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Wonderful Alice Springs

Helmut Newton's photography is well known through his fashion shots for Vogue, etc. so I knew what to expect. However, it was a revelation to see his wife's portraits. AKA as... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
Patsma250
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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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Aarhus, Denmark
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum shows a wonderful portrait of Helmut Newton and his photos. It takes you on a journey of provocative yet artistic photos.

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Helmut Newton's photography is well known through his fashion shots for Vogue, etc. so I knew what to expect. However, it was a revelation to see his wife's portraits. AKA as Alice Springs, June Newton's portraits are fantastic. I loved a series of pictures taken on Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles in 1984 of the local youth fashionista. I was totally... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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 

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Berlin, Germany
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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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Thank Tartifl74
Rome, Italy
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61 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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.

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Thank IlaJaja
Vero Beach, Florida
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111 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
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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Thank James S
San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 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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Thank Max T
Stornoway, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
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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.

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Guangzhou, China
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50 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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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Thank Pauline500
Helsinki, Finland
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35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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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Charlottenburg
Breathe in Berlin’s royal past while walking through the gardens of beautiful Charlottenburg Palace, which lends its name to this well-heeled neighbourhood. Here you'll find some of the oldest homes in the city: upper-class apartment buildings with ornate facades and marble-floored foyers line the cobblestone streets. Stroll by sophisticated restaurants, through little parks, or around Lake Lietzensee. Window shop down Kurfürstendamm, the most renowned high-end shopping street in Berlin, where you can find all the big designer names. In the evening, visit one of the old theatres close by Zoo Station which were nightlife hot spots in the 1920s, or dine in one of the many international restaurants around Savignyplatz before heading to other parts of town for a night out.
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