Comprehensive survey featuring both popular and unpublished workThe evolution of a provocative and cutting-edge, beloved artistAccompanying a world-traveling retrospective exhibition, launching in February 2019 I Am also featured in: i-D, April 19, 2019 Vogue Italia, April 17, 2019 The Guardian, April 17, 2019 Aesthetica, April 15, 2019 Photograph Magazine, March issue (Print) Aesthetica, March 13, 2019 PDN, February 28, 2019 New York Times, February 13, 2019 von Olaf, Erwin
Erwin Olaf (born in Hilversum, the Netherlands, 1959) is a Dutch photographer known for his highly stylized, daring, and often provocative work addressing social issues and taboos. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Johannes Vermeer Award (2011), a Lucie Award (2008), and Photographer of the Year in the International Color Awards (2006). Among other accolades, Olaf received the commission to design the new national side of the Dutch Euro, launched in 2013. In 2008 and 2014 Aperture published volumes one and two of Olaf 's self-titled monographs. Mattie Boom is curator of photography at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Laura Stamps is curator and conservator of modern and contemporary art at Gemeentemuseum Den Haag.