One day towards the end of the 70s, a young woman came to Photo to show her pictures: strippers in the striptease booths on the Boulevard de Clichy. She was published in the following edition: this was Bettina Rheims. She has a sense of the erotic, the sensual and sexuality that doesn’t just belong to her. An exhibition at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie and a book from Taschen are devoted to her work. Go and see the exhibition ; it is quite an event. And don't listen to the politically correct french critics. Trying to compare Bettina, Bourdin and Newton is photographically stupid. And regarding the attacks against the programation of Jean Luc Monterosso at the MEP, Jean Luc, can't you tell them "Fuck You" !
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