Michael Wolf

Posted by Fabio 30 November 2009

American/German photographer Michael Wolf has lived and worked in Hong Kong since 1995. Wolf’s camera has been capturing the aesthetics of Hong Kong’s grand and graphic architecture as well as the inhabitants intimate spaces of these buildings.

Wolf’s photographs have been exhibited in Asia, Europe and the United States, and are included in the permanent collections of prominent institutions like the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY; The Brooklyn Museum, NY; The Cleveland Museum of Art, OH; and the Folkwang Museum in Essen, German.

A new book, 352 pages coined Michael Wolf, Hong Kong Inside Outside has just been released by German publisher Peperoni Books. The book consists of two-volumes in a slip case, with one book dedicated to the Hong Kong architecture, which is a previous collection from Wolf’s called Architecture of Density. The second, thicker part, Hong Kong Inside consists of the 100 rooms of 100 square feet each, in the city’s oldest public housing estate. This collection, 100 x 100 dates back from 2006.