About German photographer Bettina RHEIMS (b.1952, in Paris)

Bettina RHEIMS first worked as a model. As a photographer, she has been exploring female eroticism in particular since 1978. She has published books on strippers, transsexuals and androgynous people. She works regularly for major magazines (Elle, Paris Match), as well as for advertising and the film and music industries. In 1981 she had her first solo exhibition at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. She has just bequeathed her entire collection to the Institut pour la photographie in Lille: archives, negatives, contact sheets, photographs as well as publications. The exhibition on this occasion marks three bodies of work, 'Rose c'est Paris' (2010, with Serge Bramly, 'Détenues' (2014) and 'La Chapelle' (2018-2021).

Photo books by Bettina RHEIMS

'Female Trouble' (1989, 1991); 'Modern Lovers' (1990, 1993); 'Les Espionnes' (1992); 'Animal' (1994); 'Chambre Close' (1994, 2001, 2007); 'I.N.R.I.' (1998); 'X-mas' (2000); 'Shanghai' (2003, 2004); 'More Trouble' (2004); 'Retrospective' (2004); 'Héroïnes' (2007); 'The Book of Olga' (2008); 'Can You Find Happiness' (2008); 'Rose, C'est Paris' (2010, 2011); 'Gender Studies' (2014); 'Bonkers! A Fortnight in London' (2014); 'Monograph' (2017); 'Détenues' (2018)

In this photo volume, 'Bonkers! A Fortnight in London' by Bettina RHEIMS, the German fashion and advertising photographer indulges in the wild eccentricities of the British capital - a dim, surreal world of female self-expression and eroticism.
14,95 € * Weight 0.7 kg
'Gender Studies', by German photographer Bettina RHEIMS, was published against the background of then (2014) current controversial debates about gender theory. The models show remarkable courage by questioning, changing and celebrating their identities.
14,95 € * Weight 1 kg
The book, 'Shanghai' by Bettina RHEIMS, is the result of her search for the spirit of the women of Shanghai. But these staged photographs of women from all walks of life in the old city show a place so fast moving and evolving that her search became moot.
118,00 € Weight 3 kg
'Photographers A-Z' brings together photographers who have made a significant contribution to photographic culture, as well as the most important photographic volumes of the past century. The entries are illustrated with facsimiles from books & magazines.
from 16,00 €
'Female View' traces the transformation of the fashion photo image from the 1940s to today through exemplary positions: from the fashion magazine to the exhibition and the coffee table book to video staging and digital self-representation in social media.
38,00 € Weight 0.8 kg