Wolfgang Volz was born on January 17, 1948, and he was a German photographer. He became quite popular when he collaborated with the artist couple, Christo and Jeanne-Claude.
Even though he was born in Tuttilingen, he moved to Ravensburg with his parents. He had his education at the Folkwangschule in Essen till 1974. After school, Wolfgang Volz started working as a freelance photographer.
He also served as a technical manager on major projects for Christo and Jeanne-Claude.
He also worked on the following: Christo and Jeanne-Claude: The Umbrellas. Japan 1984–1991 . 2 volumes. Taschen Verlag, Cologne 1999, Christo and Jeanne-Claude: The Wall, Gasometer Oberhausen . Taschen Verlag, Cologne 1999, Jeanette Schmitz, Wolfgang Volz: Gasometer Oberhausen . Taschen Verlag, Cologne 1999, Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Wrapped Reichstag . Taschen Verlag, Cologne 2002, Wolfgang Volz: ManMade Planet . Zu Klampen, Springe 2004, Christo and Jeanne-Claude: The Gates, Central Park New York City. Taschen Verlag, Cologne 2005 and with Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Lorenza Giovanelli and Jonathan William Henery: Christo and Jeanne-Claude. L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped. English, French, German. Taschen, Cologne 2022.
Wolfgang Volz Cause of Death
Currently, there is no report to confirm the death of Wolfgang Volz.
Wolfgang Volz .
He married photographer, Sylvia Schmidt. They got married in 1988. Sylvia Schmidt also photographed projects of Christo and Jeanne-Claude.
Some of the awards of Wolfgang Volz include the German Youth Photography Prize 1969–1972, the 1978 German Business Photo Prize the and 1996 Infinity Award for Applied Photography.
His exhibitions also included the 2002 China Landscape. Exhibition LUDWIG GALERIE, Oberhausen Castle, 2003 CHINA-USA landscapes by Wolfgang Volz , Museum Haus Ludwig for art exhibitions, Saarlouis, 2005 ManMade Planet – Photographs by Wolfgang Volz. Chelsea Art Museum, New York, 2006 Photographs of artistic landscapes, Kunstverein Region Heinsberg and 2022: Wolfgang Volz “The Eye of Christo and Jeanne-Claude”. Photography, graphics, Siegburg City Museum, in cooperation with the Catholic Social Institute