Ellen von Unwerth is one of the most famous and influential photographers in the world. Her artistic achievements have been honored with truly great photography awards. She discovered famous models like Claudia Schiffer and Eva Herzigova, creating worlds of imagery with them that have already gone down in the history of contemporary photography and are now an integral part of our everyday aesthetics. Von Unwerth creates imagery of women who, consciously sensual and playful, put the observer under their spell. Using elements such as fantasy, humor and irony, she skillfully highlights the beauty of woman, creating exciting pictures with a narrative character. Ellen von Unwerth has been published in all outstanding magazines and her photographs have been widely exhibited in the great museums of the world such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art/NY, the MoMA/NY, the Deichtorhallen/Hamburg, just to name a few. Von Unwerth’s oeuvre is vast, and she has also made short films for fashion designers like Dior as well as directed music videos. Ellen von Unwerth published her own successful photography books: Fräulein, Die Spieler, Snaps, Couples, Wicked and the Story of Olga and Omahyra.
Preiss Fine Arts