Peter Keetman (German, 1916–2005) studied photography at the Bayerische Lehranstalt für Lichtbildwesen in Munich in 1937. He then was the assistant of portrait photographer Gertrud Hesse in Duisburg. After serving in the war, in which he was seriously wounded, he continued his studies in Munich with Hanna Seewald and later with Adolf Lazi in Stuttgart. In 1948 Keetman founded the fotoform group with Otto Steinert, Adolf Lazi, and Siegfried Lauterwasser and participated in exhibitions of subjektive fotografie. He worked in advertising and for industrial clients; he made extensive photographic documentations for automobile manufacturers in Wolfsburg and Munich.
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung: Die Kunstwacht am Atlantik
Dec 03, 2016
FOTO: Kicken in Keulen Toonde "Fotoform"
Sep 09, 1980
Aachener Nachrichten: Der fotografierte Schatten
Jul 04, 1991
Berliner Zeitung: Selbstsuche
May 28, 2003
Der Tagesspiegel: Schrift im Schnee
Jul 19, 2003
Neue Rhein Zeitung: Neue Blicke auf alte Foto-Schätze
Feb 20, 2020