Max Wiedemann - Biography
Born in Frankfurt in 1977 to an English mother and German father, Wiedemann grew up in a home with diverging personalities and cultures that would have a strong influence on his youth. Wiedemann's talent and passion for expressing his thoughts showed early signs of promise in his work. As a 10-year-old graffiti artist, his enthusiasm, energy and need to express his thoughts had found an outlet facilitated by a spray can and an inspirational location.
Maximillian Wiedemann’s art revolves around people’s identity and their evolution. He plays with the game of hype, having a little fun with sensationalism and seduction. Wiedemann has a tremendous gift by taking the simplicity of street art, creating a new sense of appeal and bring this to a distinguished and modern level.
His sarcasm is shown through bright happy colours and clean, delicate lines.
He has collaborated with famed celebrity photographer Tyler Shields, painted Lindsay Lohan, painted supermodel Elle MacPherson for the cover of the UK’s The Big Issue, worked with following supermodel Caprice Bourret, and painted a selection of artist’s for VH1′s Divas which resulted in his billboards being seen all over the States.
Wiedemann has been exhibiting and curating both collective and individual shows throughout Europe and America since 1999 and is represented in various collections around the world.
Every single artwork by Max Wiedemann is a highlight