wolfgang tillmans

Culture

wolfgang tillmans photographs fragility as strength

The German photographer's intimate new exhibition, Fragile, is also a reference to his recent film starring Hari Nef.
Nadja Sayej
2.2.18
Art

art auction raises £1.9 million for grenfell tower fire survivors

Work was donated by artists including Tracey Emin, Wolfgang Tillmans and Antony Gormley.
Georgie Wright
10.17.17
Berlin

how did wolfgang tillmans become one of the defining photographers of his generation?

As his second Tate retrospective draws to a close this weekend, award-winning artist, photographer and musician Wolfgang Tillmans reflects on the politics, photography, and musical endeavours that have defined the last fifteen years of his career.
Felix Petty
6.5.17
Music

​watch the wolfgang tillmans-directed video for powell’s new single

The release comes ahead of Wolfgang's Tate Late curated event tomorrow.
Felix Petty
4.27.17
News

wolfgang tillmans interviewed by kate moss, hari nef and, err, boris johnson

Photographer and Turner prize winner Wolfgang Tillmans sits down with Lou Stoppard for a candid and revelatory interview on his life and work.
i-D Staff
4.11.17
Culture

a kids-inspired photo exhibition explores the danger and desirability of youth

Eternal Youth — a new show that opened this week at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago — features work by Wolfgang Tillmans, Larry Clark, Ryan Trecartin, Amalia Ulman, Eddie Peake, and Calvin Klein.
Emily Manning
3.13.17
News

wolfgang tillmans launches fresh campaign to protect the european union

The photographer continues the pro-EU project he started before the Brexit vote, producing free posters ahead of a possible ‘Nexit’ bid in the Netherlands.
Charlotte Gush
3.7.17
News

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Felix Petty
3.1.17
Music

​wolfgang tillmans announces takeover of tate’s tanks

As part of his retrospective exhibition at Tate Modern, the photographer-musician-activist will turn the gallery’s South Tank in a space of sound and vision.
Felix Petty
2.23.17
Music

dance to your own rhythm: arca is shot and interviewed by wolfgang tillmans

Arca’s eponymous third album is daringly open, pure, fragile and sincere. As he releases the album's first track Piel, award-winning photographer and artist Wolfgang Tillmans meets the musician to discuss turning the sadness of the world into something...
Wolfgang Tillmans
2.23.17
Photography

i-Con: wolfgang tillmans

To celebrate his second Tate retrospective, we asked Wolfgang Tillman’s friends and collaborators – from Alex and Lutz to Frank Ocean – to ask him one question about his life and career.
i-D Staff
2.15.17
Music

the musical reinvention of wolfgang tillmans

As the Turner Prize winning photographer marks the end of 2016 with a third musical release, we discuss the inspirations and motivations behind this year's most unexpected of career changes with the man himself.
Felix Petty
12.14.16