Emil Otto Hoppé  (British, 1878-1972) 

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Emil Otto Hoppé, Delaware Bridge, Wilmington

 

Emil Otto Hoppé
Delaware Bridge, Wilmington
1926

Bruce Silverstein
Emil Otto Hoppé, The Alhambra at Night

 

Emil Otto Hoppé
The Alhambra at Night
1925

Bruce Silverstein
Emil Otto Hoppé, London Amusements

 

Emil Otto Hoppé
London Amusements
circa 1935

Bruce Silverstein
Emil Otto Hoppé, Oxford Street

 

Emil Otto Hoppé
Oxford Street
1929

Bruce Silverstein
Emil Otto Hoppé, ocomotive Wheels, Borsig Locomotive Works, Berlin, Germany

 

Emil Otto Hoppé
ocomotive Wheels, Borsig Locomotive Works, Berlin, Germany
1928

Bruce Silverstein
Emil Otto Hoppé, Middletown in the Snow, Connecticut

 

Emil Otto Hoppé
Middletown in the Snow, Connecticut
1926

Bruce Silverstein
Emil Otto Hoppé, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

Emil Otto Hoppé
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1926

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1878   Born in Munich where he attends primary and secondary schools and studies at the Beaux Arts
1900   Moves to London, where he works at Deutsche Bank
1903   Amateur photographer. Admitted to the Royal Photographic Society, becoming a member in 1907
1908   Wins bronze medal at the Birmingham Photographic Society
1909   With Sir Benjamin Stone he represents Great Britain at the International Exhibition of Photography at Dresden.
1910   First one-man show at the Royal Photographic Society where he presents 70 portraits
1907 - 1911   He is associated with E.F. Griffin in the company Hoppé Ltd., where he does photographic portraiture. One of the founding photographers of the London Salons. Holds numerous exhibitions and influences art photography by his writings. Creates black and white drawings which appear frequently in the press
1914   New art magazine Colour launched. Hoppé is art editor and contributes reviews, designs, and drawings
1916   British edition of Vogue published for the first time; Hoppé contributes editorial and society photographs to early issues
1917   One of the founding members of the Plough Theatre Club, London
1921   Travels to New York to make topographic views of the city and portraits. Holds first major US exhibition at the Wannamaker Gallery, New York. Photographs George V and Queen Mary
1922   Major one-man show of 221 exhibits at Goupil Gallery (catalogue introduction by John Galsworthy). International Theatre Exhibition at Victoria and Albert Museum; Hoppé on organizing committee and contributes stage and costume designs
1923   Visits Romania as guest of Queen Marie and Romanian Royal Family to collect material for his first travel book, In Gipsy Camp and Royal Palace
1924   Travels to Italy; photographs Mussolini in Rome
1925   Travels and photographs topography around Britain and Ireland for the "Orbis Terrarum" book series. Exhibition Photographic Masterpieces by E.O. Hoppé staged by Asahi Shimbun in Tokyo and Osaka
1926   Travels across the North American continent photographing for Romantic America book. Visits Cuba, Jamaica, and the West Indies
1927   Exhibition of "Rural England" photographs at Dover Gallery, London, to make publication of Picturesque Great Britain. Takes portrait sittings in Berlin and photographs for the UFA Studios; undertakes topographical and industrial photography for Deutsche Arbeit and Romantik der Kleinstadt
1929 - 1930   Travels to India and Ceylon, continuing to Australia and New Zealand, and returning via Indonesia, Singapore, and Malaya. Exhibition 79 Camera Pictures held at David Jones' Department Store, Sydney
1933 - 1938   Travels to Africa, Bavaria, Poland, and Czechoslovakia
1939   Returns to London at outbreak of war. Directs Dorien Leigh Photographic Agency
1954   Exhibition A Half Century of Photography shows at Foyles Art Gallery, London, and tours to Lenbachhaus, Munich. The British Council in India travels the exhibition through the Far East
1972   Receives Royal Photographic Society Honorary Fellowship.
2007   Customs House, Sydney, Australia
2007   Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York, USA
2006   Michael Hoppen Gallery, New York, USA
2000   Gallery 292, New York, USA
1982   University School of the Arts, New York, USA
1979   Sonnabend Gallery, New York, USA
1978   Inpressions Gallery, York, USA
1978   National Portrait Gallery, London, GB
1968   Kodak Gallery, London, GB
2007    E.O. Hoppé's Australia, essays by Graham Howe and Erika Essau
2007    E.O Hoppé's Amerika: Modernist Photographs from the 1920s, essay by Philip Prodger
2006    Hoppé's London, essay by Mark Haworth-Booth