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Mittwoch, 2. Februar 2011

Wolfgang Tillmans

Wolfgang Tillmans is a German photographer, born 1968 in Remscheid, Germany. Tillmans works and lives in London.He studied two years art and design at Bournemouth and Poole College of Art and Design in Dorset (1990-1992). His work is well known for his photograhic diversity. Portraits, landcapes and still lifes are part of his photography.

Tillmans Studio, 1991. / Lutz and Alex sitting in the trees, 1992.

Anders pulling splinter from his foot, 2004. / Chaos Cup, 1997.

Tillmans‘ work has been the subject of many exhibitions all over the world, like: Contemporary Art, Kanazawa (Japan), Palais de Tokyo (Paris) Hamburger Bahnhof (Berlin) and Tate Britain (London). Wolfgang Tillman published many photobooks. My favourite books are:

Wolfgang Tillmans (1995 and 2008)

Lighter (2008)

Manual (2007)

Portrait (2001)

Soldiers: The Nineties (1999)

In addition to his photo books, his work was also published in some issues of the I-D. All in all Wolfgang Tillmans is one of the best-known and most popular photographers in the world.

All images via Google.

© by Wolfgang Tillmans

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