Ellen von Unwerth

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Ellen von Unwerth (born 17 January 1954) is a German photographer and director. She worked as a fashion model for ten years before becoming a photographer, and now makes fashion, editorial, and advertising photographs. In a 2018 interview with Harper's Bazaar, she explained her feminist approach to photography: "The women in my pictures are always strong, even if they are also sexy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ellen von Unwerth has received more than 208,490 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Ellen von Unwerth is the 91st most popular photographer, the 3,904th most popular biography from Germany and the 13th most popular German Photographer.

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Among photographers, Ellen von Unwerth ranks 91 out of 105Before her are William P. Gottlieb, Spencer Tunick, Fernando Pereira, Frank Hurley, Sally Mann, and Bert Stern. After her are David LaChapelle, Karl Struss, Mary Ellen Mark, Toni Frissell, Hedi Slimane, and Manuel Rivera-Ortiz.

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Among people born in 1954, Ellen von Unwerth ranks 305Before her are Archduchess Marie Astrid of Austria, Oscar Larrauri, Nancy Wilson, Doug Bradley, Christie Brinkley, and Anna Grodzka. After her are Torbjörn Nilsson, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Adrie Koster, Roy Jacobsen, Michael Anthony, and Gilbert Duclos-Lassalle.

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Among people born in Germany, Ellen von Unwerth ranks 3,904 out of 5,289Before her are Carlos Marín (1968), Georg Friedrich, Prince of Prussia (1976), Günter de Bruyn (1926), Erich Beer (1946), Hans Rademacher (1892), and Katja Riemann (1963). After her are Marco Bode (1969), Rudolf Gramlich (1908), Christian Drosten (1972), Karl Jatho (1873), Shawn Bradley (1972), and Jutta Kleinschmidt (1962).


Among photographers born in Germany, Ellen von Unwerth ranks 13Before her are Karl Blossfeldt (1865), Erich Salomon (1886), Lothar Wolleh (1930), Gisèle Freund (1908), Heinrich Zille (1858), and Andreas Gursky (1955). After her are Wolfgang Tillmans (1968).