Ellen von Unwerth
1954, Germany

Short biography
Ellen von Unwerth is a photographer specializing in erotic femininity. She worked as a fashion model for ten years herself before moving behind the camera, and now makes fashion, editorial, and advertising photographs.

Ellen von Unwerth found fame when she first photographed Claudia Schiffer for Guess? Jeans. Her work has been published in top magazines like Vogue, Vanity Fair, Interview, The Face, Arena, L'Uomo Vogue and I-D, and she has published several books of photography. She won first prize at the International Festival of Fashion Photography in 1991. Von Unwerth did promotional photography for Duran Duran, Bananarama, Janet Jackson, Christina Aguilera's and R&B singer Rihanna.

Recent exphibitions
Staley + Wise Gallery New York, Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen Amsterdam, Michael Hoppen Gallery London.

Top auction result
$ 10.000

Average auction results
$ 1.500 - $ 2.500
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