Renate Bertlmann, ‘Verwandlungen (Transformations)’, 1969, Richard Saltoun

In this series of staged photographs the artist ‘transforms’ herself by dressing up and striking poses to the camera dressed in her mother’s clothes. Various aspects of femininity are performed by the artist who plays a game of seduction with the viewer.

Image rights: Copyright the artist. Courtesy Richard Saltoun Gallery

Gabriele Schor & Jessica Morgan, Renate Bertlmann. Prestel, Munich , p 246-247

About Renate Bertlmann