Thomas Wunsch

Germany

Artist biography

Thomas Wunsch started working in the field of photography at age 17, when he moved to the USA and became a member of the Kodak Young Photographers League. When he opened a photo studio in Hamburg he devoted himself to fashion, still life and portrait photography (he took pictures of Barbra Streisand, Sir George Solti, Frank Zappa, Yoko Ono, Ethan Hawke, Meg Ryan, Christo, Juergen Teller, Dalai Lama, Jeff Koons, Debra Winger, Adrien Brody, Hilary Swank, Anton Corbijn, Marina Abramović, John Waters, Willem Dafoe, Martin Parr, Wim Wenders, Annie Leibovitz, Nastassja Kinski, Michel Comte, Sting, Ai Weiwei, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Harvey Keitel, Fanny Ardant, Daniel Barenboim and many other international celebrities). After he moved to the USA again, Thomas Wunsch was working as a still photographer at a movie production company for many years.

Thomas Wunsch started taking abstract photographs in the year 2000. These photographs were exhibited at the Huantie Times Art Museum in Beijing, Museum of Contemporary Art in Seoul, Overbeck Museum in Bremen, Staedtisches Museum Schloss Bruchsal, Okgwa Museum in Gokseong, Huaxia Art Museum in Zhengzhou, Museum im Wehener Schloss, Museum Villa Irmgard, Haus der Kunst in Munich, Goethe-Institut in Frankfurt, Goethe-Institut in Freiburg, Goethe-Institut in Phnom Penh and numerous galleries throughout the world. Thomas Wunsch took part in group exhibitions also showing the works of Ai Weiwei, Robert Indiana, Thomas Ruff, Walker Evans, Stephen Shore, Sherrie Levine and Nam June Paik. His photographs are published by the distinguished German record company ECM as LP and CD covers as well.

Thomas Wunsch

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