13 November 2007
BETTINA RHEIMS (b.1952)
Madonna Blue in Shiny Blue Underpants, New York, September 1994
oversized chromogenic print
signed, titled, dated and numbered '1/5', 'BR858' in ink on verso
48 x 48in. (121.9 x 121.9cm.)
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Details, December 1994, p.13; Bettina Rheims: More Trouble, Schirmer/Mosel, 2004, p.190.
Rheims photographed Madonna for the cover of the December 1994 issue of Details and its 10-page feature 'The Madonna Complex', which promoted the release of her sixth album 'Bedtime Stories'.
This print is number one from the sold-out edition of 5.
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