Angelika Platen

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Jeff Koons, Berlin, 2000
Jeff Koons, Berlin, 2000

Who? Angelika Platen...

Who? Angelika Platen

What? Her beguiling new book of monochrome photographs published by Hatje Cantz.

Why? Platen has gained unprecedented access to the beating heart of an artist’s world: their studio. She has photographed over 500 artists – Jeff Koons, Joseph Beuys, Gerhard Richter and Warhol among them – and her intimate shots reveal flashes of their personality and work. She also took her subjects outside, snapping them on airport runways and up in the trees.

Where? Angelika Platen: Artists is available here