22 February 2011
At the Royal Institution, Albemarle Street, W1S 4BS
Generously supported by The David Lean Foundation
Wolfgang Tillmans, Lutz in sand dunes, c-type print, 2000. Courtesy Maureen Paley, London.
Wolfgang Tillmans, Sammlung, c-type print, 2006. Courtesy Maureen Paley, London.
Wolfgang Tillmans, I don’t want to get over you, c-type print, 2000. Courtesy Maureen Paley, London.
Wolfgang Tillmans’ comprehensive and diverse body of work is distinguished not only by an attentive and insightful observation of his surroundings but also by an on-going, systematic investigation of the photographic medium’s foundations. Winner of numerous prizes, including the Turner Prize in 2000, Tillmans' works have been the subject of major international exhibitions and are represented in private collections and public museums internationally. Tillmans was born in Remscheid, Germany in 1968. He lives and works in London and Berlin.
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