Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Bettina Rheims is best known as a French photographer. Her biggest inspiration is drawn from the female model, which showed in her first exhibition; a series of strip tease artists and acrobats. Rheims' subjects range from famous and unknown females and other gender related themes, such as the exploration of androgyny. She often likes to pose questions about her subjects to create a focused piece of work.
 
« I have always believed that whether the work is my idea or a commission, it is personal work …»
Bettina Rheims
Up until the 90s, Rheims worked with black and white photos. She slowly transitioned into a variety of color series, as she felt it brought the flesh of her subjects to life, adding to the reaction she was trying to evoke. Her color photography involves plenty of social commentary on the id of women and parodies of gender roles.
 
« I still find myself having to justify being a woman taking pictures of naked women. It never occurred to me that there was something bizarre about it, it always felt very natural. »
Bettina Rheims


Her later work reveals stories through photographs, collaborating with Serge Bramly, a French writer, to bring autobiographical events to life. She has also been involved in advertising campaigns for large house fashion brands, such as Chanel. Her wide success has also led to her to take portraits of famous women for international magazines.

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Bettina Rheims

Masked Woman At Telescope Magic City III, 1990

Limited Edition Print

C-Print

EUR 1,050

Bettina Rheims

Paris. Sens Uniques (from: Rose. C'est Paris), 2009

Limited Edition Print

Pigment Print

EUR 1,050

Bettina Rheims

Chambre Close, 2008

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C-Print

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Bettina Rheims

April 21 , Paris ( Room Series Close), 1991-1992

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C-Print

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What is feminist art?

What is feminist art?

Refers to the art that branched from the feminist art-movement between the years 1960-1970. It grew with the intention of criticizing the 20th century gender ideals including the canon of art history by creation of dialogue between artwork and the viewer through feminist lens.

Terry O'NEILL | Brigitte Bardot with cigar on the set Les Petroleuses | Mixed Media available for sale on kunzt gallery

Terry O'Neill

Brigitte Bardot With Cigar On The Set Les Petroleuses, 1971

Photography

Mixed Media

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Julian OPIE | Paper head (Set of 8) | Laser print available for sale on kunzt gallery

Julian Opie

Paper Head (Set Of 8), 2019

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Jaume PLENSA | 58 | Resin available for sale on kunzt gallery

Jaume Plensa

58, 2015

Sculpture / Object

Resin

EUR 4,300

Robert MANGOLD | Untitled from

Robert Mangold

Untitled From "4x4x4", 1990

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