Olaf Wipperfürth is a photography artist + director, born in Düsseldorf ( Germany )
He lives currently in Paris. Working worldwide.
Olaf studied philosophy and art history in Germany before moving to Paris in the late nineties to finalize his doctorate,
“L'instant dans l'art et dans la philosophie contemporaine” - The “moment"- in contemporary art and philosophy, published in 1999.
After his doctorate and supplementary studies at the Düsseldorf Art Academie, Olaf exclusively dedicated his life and passion to photography, art and film,
projecting his theoretical and conceptual knowledge into his artistic universe. His fine art is shown in various exhibitions and book publications, and explores mainly the themes
of absence, trace and ephemeral space.
Since over two decades Olaf Wipperfürth generated an captivating body of work in beauty, portrait, fashion photography, deeply influenced by the imagery of film noir, contemporary dance, art and german 80 th subculture. His exquisite lighting combined with his talent of capturing movement and emotion, makes his playful cinematic photography, unique and widely internationally renowned. His work got published in leading magazines and in major brand advertisements throughout the world.
Stream - JWT Gallery, London
The Window Collection- BBH, London
Windowblack - NoGood Gallery Paris,
Aquarium - Videoprojection, NoGood, Paris
Beauty in the 21th Century / Traumfrauen - Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
Any Human Heart - Pin Up Studios, Paris
TIFA - the Tokyo International Foto Awards. 2018 awarded for the b&w series "Shift".
PX3 - Prix de la photographie, Paris. 2018 awarded for the series "the mud cycle"
MONOVISION - awarded honorable mention 2018 for the series "the mud cycle"
COCA - Finalist for "Ungaged" mixed media art work in 2020 Painting and Photography
The aesthetic rest: remarks on a aesthetic of the moment, Doctorate, Titel of the original:Der ästehische Restwert: Bemerkungen zu einer Ästhetik des Augenblicks, Gerhard Mercator University.
Glas - Quadratur, Text by Prof Dr. C. Rülcker ISBN 3-9806677-2-3
L'intérieur - 24 Poses, Text by Carine Soyer, ISBN 2-84779-005-5
Oceanic Art - Text by A.J.P Meyer, Könemann Edition, ISBN 3-89508-080-2
The Fashion Book - Dries van Noten, Page 476, Phaidon Edition, ISBN 0-7148388-X
The Golden Anniversary _Dries Van Noten, Limited Edition
L'Or blanc du Loch Ness - Text by Hervé Jaouen, Edition Gallimard, ISBN 2-07-050497-2
Dries van Noten - Edition Les Arts Décoratifs, ISBN 978-2-919614-48-0
Beauty in the 21st Century. - Dumont Edition, ISBN 978-3-8321-9102-3
Vogue China, Vogue Italia, Vogue France, Vogue Germany, Vogue Russia, Vogue Turkey,Vogue man Arabia, Uomo Vogue, Vanity Fair, Interview Magazine, DANSK, Sure Magazine, Elle UK, Vogue Gioiello, Flair Magazine,Rolling Stone Magazine, GQ + GQStyle Germany, GQ UK,GQ France, GQ China, GQ Spain, GQ Japan,Tatler, Achtung Magazin, SZ Magazine, D Magazine, Quadratur Art Magazine, Volt Magazine, The Creator Magazine,Heroine Magazin, Above, The Telegraph Magazine, Pibe, ES Magazine, Frankfurter Allgemeine Magazin,Harper Bazaar, Muse Magazine, Numero Tokyo.
Dior, Cartier, Chaumet, L’Oreal, Kenzo, Balmain, CnC Costume National, De Beers, Chevignon, Faconnable, Printemps, Dries van Noten, Alfa Romeo, Closed, Hogan by Karl Lagerfeld, Casio, Cattier Skin, Bicego, Mastercard, Boots,Lancaster Sun, Sephora, Garnier, Nivea, Dr.Ricaud, Lancaster Skin, Evian, Louis XIV, Leonard, Delvaux,Triumph, Le Bon Marché, Davidoff, Caudalie, Boucheron, Nike,
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