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OKTOBERFEST: RAINER VIERTLBOCK -- PHOTOGRAPHIEN. Thomas Wolfe. Schirmer/Mosel, Munich, 2016. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Prestel Publishing, New York. 166 pp. (one foldout) with 152 col. ills. 25 x 31 cm. ISBN 9783829607650 Bilingual in German and English.
Publisher's description: Originated in 1810 to celebrate the wedding of future King Ludwig I of Bavaria, the Munich Oktoberfest is the world's largest funfair. Locally called the "Wiesn," it is a glamorous part of Bavarian culture and, with 200 amusement rides, sidestalls and games, with 6 million visitors and 7 million liters of beer sold each year an important economic factor for the city. In spectacular pictures, Rainer Viertlbock, a photographer who has received numerous awards and is the author of the recent Schirmer/Mosel publication Munchen, has documented the 2014 and 2015 Oktoberfests covering their entire 16 day runs.
Artist(s):Viertlbock, Rainer
Indexing: Western, Europe — Germany — Post-2000 — Photography
Plans: 74
Worldwide Number: 174524
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