Juergen Teller | the artist




The artist Juergen Teller
Born 1964, Erlangen, Germany.

Style and technique of the artist: Photography, Photography - Documentary,


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CORY: What is it about Kate Moss that makes her so special in front of the camera? JUERGEN: Her body language is extraordinary. Without my saying much, she opens up for the picture. She just does it. I give her a little bit of direction, and then she gives me more, and when I say, "Yeah, that’s good like that," she comes up and she gives more. There’s a delicate balance where a picture could either be extremely naff, or it could be really seductive or humorous and actually work…
What Teller manages to achieve here are the de facto “cheap” versions of stereotypically German emotions that have been laid out not only in master paintings by Casper David Friedrich and the like but in the violence of the everyday as expressed in the films of Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Barbet Schröder, and Volker Schlöndorff…
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Biography and works
“Kristen McMenamy 3” and other works


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