Walter Schels

Born 1936 in Landshut, Germany
Lives and works in Hamburg, Germany

Works

WALTER SCHELS

Tulpen, 2010
Pigment print
60 x 80 cm | 23 2/3 x 31 1/2 in
Ed.: 2/6

WALTER SCHELS

Montage Nr. 2, 1976
Pigment print
21 x 30 cm | 8 1/4 x 11 3/4 in
Ed.: 1/5

WALTER SCHELS

Blumenstrauß, 2009
Archival Pigment Print
80 x 65 cm | 31 1/2 x 25 2/3 in
1/6

WALTER SCHELS

Hase, 2000
Archival Pigment Print
50 x 40 cm | 19 3/4 x 15 3/4 in
1/8

WALTER SCHELS

Schaf, 1984
Archival Pigment Print
50 x 40 cm | 19 3/4 x 15 3/4 in
Unlimited

WALTER SCHELS

Gans, 1995
Pigment print
70 x 90 cm | 27 1/2 x 35 1/2 in
Open Edition

Information

In 1975 he became a photographer for the magazine "Eltern" reporting about child birth, this is how he gained interest in human faces and animals.
Reaching global recognition with his portraits about different artists, political figures, and prominent personalities in the culture.
Through his different sets of series Schels has also portrayed people with blindness, disabilities, or going through gender affirmation, etc. dedicating his work to showcase extreme situations about the human experience.

Fair

PARIS PHOTO, 2021

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