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In Profile. Portraits of Artists

Fifty years of photographs by Erika Schmied and an essay by Petra Kipphoff
With her camera, Erika Schmied has kept a careful watch on the international art scene of the last fifty years. The result is a series of portrait studies, all of which share one distinctive feature: they are all profile shots. Following on from the photographer´s experience and her realisation that a side view provides more information about the character of a person than a photo in which the subject is facing the camera, this collection includes a selection of photographs of important artists from Max Ernst and Giorgio de Chirico to Gerhard Richter and Georg Baselitz and also artist couples such as Anni & Josef Albers and Jean Tinguely & Niki de St. Phalle. In her essay Petra Kipphoff examines the interesting history of the profile in the arts to which Erika Schmied´s work has added a new chapter.
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"In Profile. Portraits of Artists"

December 2009

ISBN 978-3-86678-374-4

26,50 x 23,50 cm

144 Pages

66 b/w illustrations

Hardcover, bound, with dust-jacket, without slipcase

Languages: German, English

Editor
by
Petra Kipphoff and Erika Schmied

author
Petra Kipphoff