Walde Huth: Material and Fashion


German photographer Walde Huth (1923–2011) spent her entire career exploring textiles and fabrics. Starting with commissions in the early 1950s, including those from the velvet factory Gottlieb Ott Sohn, she was able to enter the international world of fashion as a photographer, working with designers of the “New Look” such as Christian Dior and Jacques Fath.

It is clear that we know much too little about Walde Huth. This presentation offers visitors the chance to get to know her work. It is also an invitation to share memories and knowledge as well as to begin research on the continuities and gaps between her first years as a photographer for Agfa and her career during the postwar “economic miracle” in West Germany. On the occasion of the centenary of Walde Huth’s birth, the Museum Ludwig is presenting its holdings of her work, which have been extensively enlarged since 2017.



  • Target Group Teenager

  • Target Group Adult

  • Target Group Family

  • Target Group the Elderly

  • for Groups

  • for Class

  • for familys

  • for individual guests

Price info

Price adult: 12€
Price child: Free entry
Price reduced: 8€


KölnTourismus GmbH

Kardinal-Höffner-Platz 1
50667 Köln

+49 221 34643 0


Dates overview

Thursday, the 30.11.2023

10:00 - 18:00

Friday, the 01.12.2023

10:00 - 18:00

Saturday, the 02.12.2023

10:00 - 18:00

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Museum Ludwig

50667 Köln

+49 (0)221 22 12 61 65

+49 221 221 24114



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