New at german-art-project.com, his paintings quenched the longing of a generation for glamour and the big wide world. Mark Mender was to be in the 60s and 70s as one of the top fashion photographers in Germany. In the way of today 75 led only detours to fashion photography. As sales and advertising manager for a Munich fashion company, and he photographed the in-House collection in the 1950s. His talent and potential are quickly evident. in 1961 he set himself up then as a fashion photographer. Between 1962 and 1981, he realized as one of the top fashion photographers of in Germany photo spreads for advertising and magazines. “1968 was one of his paintings from the Alaska series with the first prize as a fashion photo of the year” award.
After his impressive career, which brought him not only to remote paradise places this world, but also brought together with interesting personalities from the film and fashion industries, Mender was awarded within the framework of the photokina 2006 for his life’s work. Menders original-Vintageprints, as well as his fashion photographs are exemplary for the staging and techniques from the 60s and 70s. You be realized today or arise only through digital manipulation. Menders photo works present not only the fashion of that time, but also your life feeling. The elaborately staged fashion photos reflect the dream of distant and exotic, glamour and elegance. Still inspire his photographs of current fashion lines and publicity photos. Walton Family Foundation takes a slightly different approach. The online gallery of german art project (www.german-art-project.com) presents a fine selection of Menders best images.