Juergen Teller


Juergen Teller (b. 1964, Erlangen, Germany) studied at the Bayerische Staatslehranstalt für Photographie in Munich, before moving to London in 1986. Navigating both the art world and commercial photography, he has shot campaigns for numerous luxury brands as well as editorials for prominent art and fashion publications. In 2003, Teller was awarded the Citibank Prize for Photography and in 2018 he was awarded the Special Presentation ICP Infinity award. Major solo exhibitions of his work have been held at T-10, Beijing, China (2021); Grisebach, Berlin (2020); Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow (2018); Fotomuseum, Winterthur (2018); Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin (2017); Bundeskunsthalle Bonn (2016); DESTE Foundation, Athens (2014); Institute of Contemporary Art, London (2013); Daelim Museum, Seoul (2011); Dallas Contemporary, Texas (2011); Le Consortium, Dijon (2010) and Fondation Cartier pour l’art Contemporain, Paris (2006). In 2007 was asked to represent the Ukraine as one of five artists in the 52nd Venice Biennale. Teller’s work has been acquired by numerous international collections including the Centre Pompidou, Paris; Fondation Cartier pour l’art Contemporain, Paris; International Center for Photography, New York and National Portrait Gallery, London. Teller has published over 50 books and was a Professor of Photography at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste Nürnberg from 2014-2019.