// germaine krull
germaine krull (1897 – 1985) was associated with surrealism, bauhaus & a member of the “new photography. the modernity of her subjects (metal architecture, industrial design) earned her the nickname of the “iron valkyrie.” her famous shots of the eiffel tower pushed the photographic conventions of the time. she was the first woman to become a war correspondent (germany, italy & indochina). in paris between 1926 & 1928 she became friends with artists sonia & robert delaunay, jean cocteau, the writer colette & photographer eli lotar & others; her commercial work consisted of fashion photography, nudes & portraits.