About German photographer, Timm RAUTERT (*1941 in Tuchel)
Timm RAUTERT is a German documentary and portrait photographer. He studied with Otto STEINERT in Essen from 1966 to 1971. In the 1970s and 1980s Rautert worked mainly as a photojournalist. From 1993 to 2007 he taught as professor of photography at the Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig. Among his students:innen are Laura BIELAU, Viktoria BINSCHTOK, Johanna DIEHL, Aymeric FOUQUEZ, Bernhard FUCHS, Ulrich GEBERT, Göran GNAUDSCHUN, Margret HOPPE, Sven JOHNE, Ricarda ROGGAN, Adrian SAUER, Anett STUTH as well as Tobias ZIELONY. Timm RAUTERT's project 'Bildanalytische Photographie. 1968–1974'. The 56 individual works in this cycle examine the basics of photography in the sense of a grammar. A scientific symposium held in September 2016 at the Kupferstich-Kabinett der Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen in Dresden was devoted exclusively to this group of works.
Photo books by Timm RAUTERT
- 'Image-Analytical Photography' (2000, 2016, 2020); 'Kalte Herzen. Klasse Rautert' (2004); 'When We Don't See You, You Don't See Us Either, Photography 1966-2006' (2006); 'Josef Sudek, Prague, 1967' (2008); 'No Photographing: Die Amish. Die Hutterer' (2011); 'Germans in Uniform' (2018); 'Beginnings' (2019); 'People. Process. Product' (2020, with Juergen TELLER uad Henry LEUTWYLER); 'Timm Rautert and the Lives of Photography (2021); 'Eskildsen/Rautert - Leipzig 1972' (2023)