Sleeping Angel | Vanessa Zitzewitz (von)

Sleeping Angel 1999 | Photograph 19,6 x 15,7 Inch

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Focussing on portraiture, the artist Vanessa von Zitzewitz has taken numerous black and white photographs of celebrities. These photographs reveal the natural elegance of their subjects, capturing the individual beauty and character of each person.

The portrait of Diane Kruger is particularly striking, with the stunning beauty of the actress highlighted by the photographer. Vanessa von Zitzewitz emphasizes the delicate nature of every detail in a totally intimate way, giving the piece a purity of form that is bristling with sensuousness and serenity.
In the bold composition, the actress is cut off by the frame, increasing the sense of intimacy with the viewer.