In Walter Peterhans’s photography class, Judit Kárász was one of the few Bauhaus students who pursued social photography. With her camera she ventured a glimpse behind the scenes of bourgeois existence and documented life in poverty and social exclusion.

Portrait of Judit Kárász with an unknown Person, photo: Judit Kárász (?), 1931, modern print 1986. Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin / © unknown.
Portrait of Judit Kárász with an unknown Person, photo: Judit Kárász (?), 1931, modern print 1986. Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin / © unknown.

Literature:
Bornholms Kunstmuseum (1994): Judit Kárász. Fotografien von 1930 bis 1945, Bornholm.
Gaßner, Hubertus (1986): WechselWirkungen. Ungarische Avantgarde in der Weimarer Republik, Marburg, p. 574.
Iparmüveszeti Múzeum (1987): Judit Kárász (1912–1977). fotoi, Budapest.
Nádas, Péter (2005): Seelenverwandt/Kindred Spirits. Ungarische Fotografen/Hungarian Photograpgers 1914–2003, Berlin.
Nagytétényi Kastélymuzeum (1976): Európai bútorok a 15.–17. században, Budapest.