Abstract pictures wolfgang tillmans is without a doubt one of the most prominent practitioners of abstract photography today. This photo was taken outside of the now closed snax club by turner prize winning photographer wolfgang tillmans in 2001 a regular gay party called snax continues at berghain today.
Wolfgang tillmans proclaims that he makes pictures in order to see the world but what he really does is utilize the medium of photography to increase our attentiveness of the world around us.
Photography wolfgang tillmans photos. In 2000 he became the first non british artist to win the turner prize and he was a recipient of the hasselblad award in 2015. View wolfgang tillmans s 1 149 artworks on artnet. Wolfgang tillmans born august 16 1968 remscheid west germany german photographer whose images of the everyday span from street photography to portraiture to landscape and still life to abstraction.
Caroline seidel photographer wolfgang tillmans poses at the art collection of north rhine westphalia in duesseldorf germany 28 february 2013. The wolfgang tillmans exhibition is open from 02 march until 07 july. Tillmans exhibited his first abstract and damaged pictures as a parkett edition in 1998.
Biographies life and photos. Find an in depth biography exhibitions original artworks for sale the latest news and sold auction prices. Tillmans first experimented with photography in 1987 by.
Photographer wolfgang tillmans poses at the art collection of north rhine westphalia in duesseldorf germany 28 february 2013. Summary of wolfgang tillmans. See more ideas about wolfgang tillman photo photography.
Fragile the godown arts centre and circle art gallery nairobi kenya 12 april 11 may 2018 fragile travels to nairobi from kinshasa where it was presented at the musée d art contemporain et multimédias earlier this year. Wolfgang tillmans is an influential contemporary german photographer. The edition 60 unique works on color negative photographic paper collected by the artist since he began colour printing in 1990 was a combination of true darkroom mistakes and years of darkroom experimentation that they inspired.
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They are not about gawping at crazy young people and dismissing everyone else as boring losers said tillmans. In the past decade he has pursued this tack making wholly non representational photographs that explore processes of exposure. My images examine the essence of what it means to be human.
See available photographs prints and multiples and works on paper for sale and learn about the artist. In nairobi the show takes place across two locations the godown arts centre and circle art gallery and provides a comprehensive overview of.