Christian Schoppe

Christian Schoppe is a renowned photographer born in Hamburg, Germany. He began his career in Vienna where friendships and works originated with Oliver Hirschbiegel, Albert Oehlen and Martin Kippenberger. At 23 he received the Austrian national prize in photography for his early portrait works. Schoppe has made artist portraits which include Gilbert & George, Paul McCarthy, Mike Kelly, Jeff Koons and Franz West that were exhibited in the Centre Pompidou in Paris. The elite of the German acting world is photographed by him.

“Private people photographed by Christian Schoppe look like stars and stars look like private people” Amari Coen, Die Zeit.

As a director Christian worked on several projects: Teaser for ZDF neo and an artist documentary for Louis Vuitton. Clients: ZDF, Deutsche Bahn, Hapag Lloyd, Deutsche Bank, SAP, Postbank, Haspa, Biotherm, Juvena, Focus, Obi…