Wolfgang Tillmans

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Birthday
16, 1968
Birthplace
Germany
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Leo
Birthday
16, 1968 (age 51)
Birthplace
Germany

About

German fine art photographer who was the first photographer and non-English artist to win the Turner Prize.

Before Fame

He showed an interest in photography from a young age and was influenced by the British youth-culture of the 1980s.

Trivia

He was given the Culture Prize of the German Society for Photography in 2009.

Family Life

He lived with German painter Jochen Klein in England until Klein's death in 1997, which was the result of an AIDS related illness.

Associated With

He shot a number of famous people for Index Magazine, including director John Waters.