Born in Hamburg, Christian Schoppe is one of the most renowned photographers in Germany.
Schoppe has made artist portraits which include Gilbert & George, Paul McCarthy, Mike Kelly, Jeff Koons and Franz West that were exhibited in the Centre Pompidou in Paris.
In Hamburg, the elite of the German acting world is photographed by Schoppe. From Marie Bäumer to Maria Furtwängler, Alexandra Maria Lara, Heike Makatsch, Moritz Bleibtreu, Daniel Brühl, Til Schweiger, Will Quadflieg, Loriot.
International names like Philipp Starck, Lou Doillon, Peaches, Alanis Morissette, Simon Collins, Chris Dercon, Hugo Rondinone and the Red Hot Chili Peppers have had their photographs taken by Schoppe.