Ilse Ruppert

Sequel: Nina Hagen, West-Berlin, 1984


Photo transfer on canvas – color


Born 1947, currently based in Berlin, Germany.

Ilse Ruppert is a well-known German feature and portraiture photographer since 1978 with a keen sense of ambience, artistry and composition.

In a career that spans over four decades, she has traveled extensively across Europe and America shooting numerous influential musicians,
performers, actors and writers, including the likes of Keith Richards, The Ramones, Nina Hagen, Dennis Hopper  Frank Zappa, but to name a few.
Taking part in exhibitions in Berlin, Paris, Cannes, Düsseldorf and New York.

“Her photographs have the beauty of dreams and the cruelty of nightmares.”