BIOGRAPHY

ANGELIKA PLATEN
lives and works in South France and Berlin

2017
Publishes Angelika Platen .dialiog.digital.analog., edited by Galerie Michael Schultz

2016
Spurenlese, Angelika Platen’s Portraits of Artists and Documents from the Marzona Texts Annett Reckert, Ulrike Schneider Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst

2010
Publishes the monograph Angelika Platen, Artists, edited by Günter Engelhard, published by Hatje Cantz

2003
Publishes photographs of Sigmar Polke In Mid Air with Polke’s Escapades written by Günter Engelhard

Since 1998
Shows her photographs in solo and group exhibitions.

1998
Publishes the monograph Platen Artists-No photos please

1997
Resumes work as a portrait photographer

1976
Moves to Paris; works as head of advertising and communications department in industrial companies

1972-1975
Manages the Gallery Gunter Sachs for contemporary art, Hamburg

1970
Works as freelance journalist; contributor to the Art-Market, section of the weekly newspaper DIE ZEIT, Hamburg

1969
Shows her photographs in a solo exhibition in Hamburg Künstler sind auch nur Menschen

1968
Studies photography at the Academy of Fine Arts, Hamburg
Starts working as freelance photographer, specializing in contemporary fine art and portraits of artists

1963-1967
Reeds art history, romance and oriental languages at the Freie Universität Berlin

1942
Born in Heidelberg