Rene Zuber was originally intended to be an engineer. He became an engineer and the Arts and Manufactures in 1924, but soon he graduated, he moved to the National Academy of Graphic Arts and the Leipzig Book where he was a professor Laszlo Moholy-Nagy.
Back in Paris, he met Louis-Victor Emmanuel Sougez and worked with him to illustrate it. As evidenced by the recent release of Rene
Zuber, New Objectivity, and the exhibition at the Museum Zuber-Nicephore Niepce, René Zuber earned a place of pioneering
photographer in France between the wars.
He was part of Gurdjieff groups and published a book about his experience of this teaching: Who are you Mr. Gurdjieff? (The Courier Book, 1977; wind editions, 1997). On the issue that serves as the book, he also spoke with his camera, performing a series of films about famous movements Gurdjieff groups. Rene Zuber met Gurdjieff since 1943.
French language documentary film George Gurdjieff was produced by Jean-Claude Lubtchansky with the participation of René Zuber. Paris 1976.