Behind the Lens: Insights into Bostelmann’s Life and Practice

Learn more about the exhibition Enrique Bostelmann: Apertures and Borderscapes in this panel conversation with the artist’s family members as well as curators and scholars of his work.


Get a closer look at Enrique Bostelmann: Apertures and Borderscapes with an intimate panel discussion on the artist’s life and work. Moderated by the exhibition curator, this event features family members, curators, and scholars who will share personal memories, behind-the-scenes stories, and an in-depth look at the artist’s practice.

Gain a deeper understanding of the photographs on view and the experiences that shaped them. This panel offers a rare glimpse at the man behind the camera through the eyes of those most familiar with his work.



About the panelists

Yeyette Bostelmann

is the artist’s wife and longtime creative collaborator. Based in Mexico City, she is the principal manager of the Enrique Bostelmann Estate.

Saskia Bostelmann

is a designer and jewelry designer based in Madrid. Her designs have been exhibited in Mexico, the US, and Europe and published in various jewelry books. She is the daughter of Enrique and Yeyette Bostelmann and supports the management of the Bostelmann Estate. Before his passing, Saskia was her father’s assistant on many projects and exhibitions. 

Sandra Martínez

is a co-founder of the Rettig y Martínez Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico, which organized two exhibitions of Enrique Bostelmann’s work: Enrique Bostelmann: Images of a Mexican Master (1991) and Bostelmann Meets New Mexico (1993).

Elva Peniche Montfort

is a researcher, teacher, archivist, and curator. Her area of interest is the intersection between artistic practices and archives. She is the co-editor of Fotografía de Enrique Bostelmann (Photography of Enrique Bostelmann), which was published in 2015.


Berman Museum of Art, Main Gallery