Leni riefenstahl

Discover the groundbreaking works of Leni Riefenstahl, a pioneering filmmaker and photographer who left a lasting impact on the industry. Explore her artistic vision and influential contributions to cinema and visual arts.
Art, Leni Riefenstahl, Photo Art, Photography, Kunst, Berlin Olympics, Deutschland, Old Photos, Artist

Although Leni Riefenstahl's documentary film about the 1936 Berlin Olympics, called “Olympia,” has become an acknowledged classic, her book of photographs, “Schönheit im Olympischen Kampf” (Beauty in the Olympic Games), is less known but no less spectacular. Sometimes Riefenstahl relied on poses modeled on the antique Greek ideal… But far more original were her depictions of superbly athletic bodies soaring gracefully through the air and knifing effortlessly through the water. Riefenstahl…