Martin Schoeller (b. 1968, Germany) is one of the world’s preeminent contemporary portrait photographers. Schoeller studied photography at the Lette Verein and moved to New York in the mid-1990s where he began his career. Producing portraits of people he met on the street, his work soon gained recognition for its strong visual impact and since 1998 he has contributed to publications such as National Geographic, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, TIME, The New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone and GQ, among others. Schoeller’s portraits are exhibited and collected internationally.
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