Beiträge zur Geschichte und Ästhetik der Fotografie

ed. by Dr. Anton Holzer


Beiträge zur Geschichte und Ästhetik der Fotografie

Editor since 2001: Dr. Anton Holzer 

FOTOGESCHICHTE - published in German - is an internationally renowned academic journal dedicated to photography, its history and its relationship with society. FOTOGESCHICHTE considers photography to be a cultural, political, aesthetic and social phenomenon and is always interested in the societal as well as the aesthetical setting of photographic images. Further, FOTOGESCHICHTE sees photographic history as a form of cultural history.

The journal was founded in 1981 by Timm Starl. Since 2001, Anton Holzer (Vienna) has been the editor of the journal. FOTOGESCHICHTE is published at Jonas Verlag (Germany). Each issue consists of 80 pages and has five to six scholarly articles by renowned authors, numerous reviews of books, catalogues and exhibitions as well as information on the current research of photographic history.

Subsription/Frequency: quarterly (End of april, june, september, december) Order/Subscription. We would be happy to inform you upon publication of every new issue. Our Newsletter is in German. Just e-mail us.

Editorial Office


Beiträge zur Geschichte und Ästhetik der Fotografie

Herbststraße 62/18
A-1160 Wien

Tel.: 0043 (1) /2186409

E-mail: fotogeschichte(at)


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Dr. Anton Holzer