German photographer Joachim Baldauf became internationally known in the 90′s when his technically brilliant and artificial arrangements for Wallpaper magazine helped it to become a style icon for a whole generation. Since then, his work has been featured in Elle, Quest, GQ, Sleek, Vogue, Tush and Vanity Fair. He is a winner of many awards including Cover Of The Year award by the International Art Directors Club as well as being the only German photographer ever to receive the Distinctive Merit Award by the Society of Publication Designers in 1999. He won countless Lead Awards by the Lead Academy Hamburg for his editorials that appeared in supplements of Süddeutschen Zeitung, Jetzt-Magazin and Zeit-Magazin. He lives and works in Berlin.
Image: © Joachim Baldauf: Schwarz, Rot, Blond (Schiffer, Vorn IV), 2008. Diptych, Ditone-Print on Barytpaper, unique, 66,7 x 50 cm (each), 96 x 140 cm (framed). Courtesy of Joachim Baldauf. This work will be shown in Lingering Whispers exhibition from the 6th of May 2010 in London.