In a career spanning six decades, Niklaus Stauss photographed more than 50,000 artistic and cultural figures. He also documented social, cultural and artistic life in Switzerland and around the world.
You can find a wide range of material from the career of the versatile photographer Niklaus Stauss in the Prints and Drawings Department (PDD):
- Black and white prints, negatives and contact sheets of entire photo series
- Specimen copies of newspapers and magazines featuring photographs by Niklaus Stauss
- Diaries, catalogues, notes and a card index
This photo archive is of national importance, documenting creativity in all artistic fields in Switzerland from 1950 to 2010, and falls within the NL’s collection policy.