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HomeContents > People > Photographers > Martin Schoeller

Dates:  1968 -
Born:  West Germany, Munich [nowGermany]
Active:  US
 
  
Noted for his close-up celebrity portraits.

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Martin Schoeller, who began his career in Germany, worked as an assistant for Annie Leibovitz from 1993-1996. He advanced as a freelance photographer producing portraits of people he met on the street and his work gained recognition for its strong visual impact.
 
Schoeller's book "Close Up" was published in 2005 by Teneues. His portraits are exhibited and collected internationally, including several solo exhibitions In Europe and the US and the permanent collection of The National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.
 
Solo exhibitions
 
2007 Ace Gallery Beverly Hills
2007 Griffin Museum Of Photography, Boston
2007 Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston
2006 Hasted Hunt, New York
2006 Gallery Wouter Van Leeuwen, Amsterdam
2006 Brancolini Grimaldi Contemporary Art, Florence
2005 Forma International Center Of Photography, Milan
2005 Camerawork, Berlin
 
Awards
 
2006 Society of Publication Designers, Silver Medal -"The Originals" GQ
2004 Society of Publication Designers, Gold Medal - "Three Generations Of Sherpas On Mt. Everest" Outside Magazine 2004 & Communication Arts 1999-2002
2002 Society of Publication Designers, Silver Medal - "Hip Hop Portfolio" The New Yorker
2001-2007 Photo District News Photo Annual
2001 Society of Publication Designers, Gold Medal - "Sports Portfolio" The New Yorker
2000 Society of Publication Designers, Silver Medal - "Cheerleaders" Rolling Stone
2000 Life Magazine Alfred Eisenstaedt Award "Best New Talent"
1998-2007 American Photography