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Ellen von Unwerth. Heimat

Edition of 1,500
Hardcover in clamshell box, 13 x 17.3 in., 19.48 lb, 454 pages
US$ 850
Multilingual Edition:
English, French, German
Availability: In Stock
Follow Ellen von Unwerth on a tantalizing tour through her childhood homeland of Bavaria. Amid stunning scenery and charming traditions, you’ll frolic in the company of the most rugged farmhands and luscious maidens, all too ready to share their love for the region, and to discard their lederhosen and dirndls.

Collector's Edition (No. 401–1,900), each numbered and signed by Ellen von Unwerth

Welcome to Heimat

An enchanted trip through Bavaria with Ellen von Unwerth
Ellen von Unwerth’s puckish humor pervades the pages of Heimat, an enchanted tour around Bavaria. The renowned fashion and music photographer revisits her childhood homeland to shoot a posse of gorgeous girls out for fun and adventure amid the region’s undulating fields; age-old traditions; and deep, mysterious forests.

As they happily discard their dirndls and run riot across the countryside, von Unwerth’s heroines demonstrate the attributes and attractions of the region, whether munching on pretzels, striding out across pristine pastures, or seducing lederhosen-clad farmhands (and each other). Blending old-world charm with a rebellious edge and a sly subversion of traditional gender roles, Heimat bursts with fresh, provocative eroticism, tied up with wit, laced with an abiding love for a proud and beautiful region.

Collector's Edition of 1,500 copies (No. 401–1,900), each numbered and signed by Ellen von Unwerth.

Also available as four Art Editions (No. 1–400), all with a signed photographic print.
The photographer

Ellen von Unwerth worked as a top fashion model for 10 years, before taking up the camera and becoming one of the world’s most in-demand fashion photographers. Her work has featured in countless magazines, including Vogue, Interview, Vanity Fair, and i-D, while her advertising campaigns include Victoria’s Secret, Banana Republic, and Chanel. Von Unwerth’s TASCHEN books include Heimat, Fräulein, and The Story of Olga.

Texts by

Mark Schulz is Head of Words at True & Good, a London-based language consultancy. He is a specialist in opulent beauty and writes lines for reading between. A lover of the German outdoors, he met Ellen von Unwerth in the mountains.

Ellen von Unwerth. Heimat
Edition of 1,500
Hardcover in clamshell box, 13 x 17.3 in., 19.48 lb, 454 pages
ISBN 978-3-8365-2887-0
Multilingual Edition: English, French, German
Ellen von Unwerth. Heimat (Limited Edition)
Ellen von Unwerth.
Heimat
Edition of 1,500
US$ 850
Ellen von Unwerth. Heimat (Limited Edition)