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)


HC with dust jacket, 25 x 28,5 x 3 cm., 263 pp., b/w & color ills., text language: English
50,00 € *
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 22 x 26 x 2 cm., 156 pp., color ills., text language: English
38,00 € *
Timm RAUTERT accompanied his teaching activities at the HGB with publications, in which mainly works by his students were shown. Kalte Herzen' contains photos and videos by Ulrich GEBERT, Florian EBNER, Aymeric FOUQUEZ and Johanna DIEHL, among others.
24,00 € Weight 0.8 kg
'Ludwig Wittgenstein. Photography as Analytical Practice' contains his album, photographs of automata, and other self-portraits. In addition, the book places his photographs in a dialogue with the photographic practice and theory of contemporary artists.
298,00 € * Weight 1.8 kg
The announced photographic volume 'Leipzig 1972' by Ute ESKILDSEN and Timm RAUTERT is the result of a series taken during a week in autumn 1972. It shows a very subjective, silent picture of Leipzig. A special, historical document of analog photography.
185,00 € *
'Timm Rautert and the Lives of Photography' is the most comprehensive publication of his work to date, combining extensive photo series - some unpublished - with six essays and an annotated biography. An ambitious retrospective of his artistic œuvre.
48,00 €
A work with which RAUTERT already received attention during his studies in Essen in 1973, here published again because of a symposium & exhibition. The book comprises 56 individual works of this cycle which explore the basics of photography grammatically.
11,90 € *
SUDEK was one of the most important photographers of the 20th century. RAUTERT visited the then 71-year-old in Prague in spring 1967 and accompanied him while taking pictures in the gardens, in the laboratory and in his apartment. A very personal portrait
from 30,00 € Weight 0.9 kg
Timm RAUTERT'S work cycle 'Image Analytical Photography' is considered a major work of photography in the 1960s and 1970s and is at a time of radical discussion about the social relevance of art. This time it comes as a linen-bound edition.
65,00 € *