Bettina von Zwehl

Von Zwehl

Bettina von Zwehl was born in Munich in 1971 and received an MA from the Royal College of Art (RCA), London, in 1999. She has built her international reputation on subtle and distinctive photographic portraits.

 

As her practice has developed, she has continued to seek out different ways of exploring the form; from her early works, most often defined by the exacting conditions she imposed on her subjects, to her most recent projects which reprise the tradition of the painted portrait miniature of both, people and dogs.

 

Her ongoing pre-occupation with the miniature was inspired during her six months as Artist in Residence at the Victoria & Albert Museum in 2011.

 

Solo exhibitions of her work have been held at a number of leading European and American museums and galleries including the Sigmund Freud Museum (Vienna, 2016) Freud Museum (London, 2016), Fotogaleriet (Oslo, 2014) National Portrait Gallery (London, 2014), Centrum Kultury Zamek (Poznan, 2011), Victoria and Albert Museum of Childhood (London, 2009), The Photographers’ Gallery (London 2005) and Lombard Freid gallery (New York, 2004).

 

Her photographs are held in the collections of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina; Victoria and Albert Museum, Arts Council Collection, London; The National Portrait Gallery, London; the Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida; and Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco.

 

Bettina von Zwehl lives and works in London.

The Dog Portraits images are available as 3⅛ x 3⅛" (circle) and 5¼ x 3¾" (oval) pigment prints made in an edition of 7 + 1 AP. Pieces range in price from $2700 to $3200 framed, depending on size. 

 

The Bloodlines images are available as 11¾ x 9⅜" pigment prints made in an edition of 7 + 1 AP. Pieces are $4000 framed. 

 

The Made Up Love Song images are available as 2¼ x 2¼" pigment prints made in an edition of 5 + 1 AP. Pieces are $2700 framed. 

 

The Selected Portrait Miniatures images are available as 2⅜ x 2⅜" pigment prints made in an edition of 10 + 1 AP. Pieces are $2700 framed. 

 

The Sessions images are available as 10¼ x 8¼" pigment prints made in an edition of 20 + 1 AP. Pieces are $1100. 

 

Please call: (312) 266-2350 for prices of specific pieces.
Prices are print only unless otherwise indicated.
Bettina von Zwehl
Made Up Love Song Part 1, 2011
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Made Up Love Song Part 15, 2011
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Made Up Love Song Part 22, 2011
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Made Up Love Song Part 34, 2011
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Made Up Love Song Part 7, 2011
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Mickal II, 2015
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Mickal III, 2015
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Rosa (Python Regius), 2016
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Ruby (Lampropeltis Getula Splendida), 2016
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Sari (Lampropeltis Triangulum Nelsoni), 2016
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Scherzo di follia III, 2015
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Tallulah and Jasmine, 2015
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The Sessions 11, 2016
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The Sessions 14, 2016
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The Sessions 16, 2016
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The Sessions 17, 2016
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The Sessions 26, 2016
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The Sessions 37, 2016
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The Sessions 40, 2016
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The Sessions 43, 2016
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The Sessions 45, 2016
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The Sessions 50, 2016
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The Sessions 6, 2016
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The Sessions 9, 2016
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Zero I, 2017
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Billy, 2016
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Buddy, 2017
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Charlottetown Dylan Thomas of Pepyswood, 2016
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Hercules, 2017
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Jax, 2017
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Jenson 1, 2017
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Jenson 2, 2017
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Jenson 3, 2017
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Leogem Renaissance, (Puppy of the year 2016), 2016
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Maggie, 2016
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Zero II (Profile), 2017