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An image of Sasha by Bettina Rheims

Bettina Rheims

(France 18 Dec 1952 – )

Sasha, from the series Modern Lovers
Media category
Materials used
gelatin silver photograph
7/15 [edition of 18, 15 of which are printed on 60 x 50cm paper.]

54.6 x 44.4 cm image; 60.1 x 50.1 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated lower verso, ink BR ... Décembre 1989 ... Bettina Rheims”.
Gift of Edron Pty Ltd - 1996 through the auspices of Alistair McAlpine
Accession number
© Bettina Rheims, Modern Lovers series
Not on display
Bibliography (7)

Judy Annear, Look, 'Discipline & Beauty Women, Fashion and Photography', pg. 14-16, Heidelberg, Jul 1997, 16.

Judy Annear, Discipline and Beauty - women, fashion, photography, Sydney, 1997, illus..

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Bettina Rheims: Modern Lovers, Sydney, 1998.

Paul Hayes (Editor), Capital Q Weekly, 'Angels undressed', pg. 1, Darlinghurst, 11 Dec 1998, 1. This appears in the xtra section of the newspaper.

Gina Kehayoff (Editor), Bettina Rheims Modern Lovers, Heidelberg, 1990, 9 (illus.).

Paul O'Grady (Editor), Sydney Star Observer, Australia, 10 Jul 1997, 25 (illus.).

Juidth White, Look, 'Unexpected Angels', pg. 11, Heidelberg, Dec 1998-Jan 1999, 11.

Exhibition history (3)

Discipline and Beauty, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 28 Jun 1997–17 Aug 1997

Bettina Rheims: Modern Lovers, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 14 Dec 1998–21 Feb 1999

The fashion of Helmut Newton and Bettina Rheims, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 09 Feb 2013–17 May 2013