Wolfgang Tillmans (born 1968) is a German fine-art photographer.Tillmans was the first photographer – and also the first non-British person – to be awarded the Tate annual Turner Prize. He has also been awarded the Hasselblad Award and is a member of the Royal Academy of Arts. Tillmans lives in Berlin and London.Tillmans was initially known for his seemingly casual, sometimes snapshot-like portraits of friends, Tillmans was considered the “documentarian of his generation, especially that of the London club and gay scenes” (though he has said “It was never my intention to be seen as diaristic or autobiographical. I was not recording the world around me or my tribe or whatever.
2000: Turner Prize.
2009: Kulturpreis der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Photographie (The Culture Prize of the German Society for Photography).
2014: Charles Wollaston Award, the main prize of the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.
2015: Hasselblad Award, Hasselblad Foundation, Gothenburg, Sweden.
2015: Royal Photographic Society Centenary Medal and Honorary Fellowship.
dam bleached out, 1991 (LP), 1991
C-Print mounted on Dibond, framed
Galerie Buchholz, 2 locations
Edition of 1
83 1/10 × 57 1/10 in
211 × 145 cm
Edition of 1 + 1AP
Chromogenic color print, printed 2012
11 15/16 x 8 1/16″ (30.4 x 20.5 cm)
The Family of Man Fund, Carol and David Appel Family Fund, and Committee on Photography Fund