A German photographer most admired for her unique style of nude photography, she carefully arranges her models into surrealistic scenography.
Karin Székessy studied photography in Munich in 1957 and started to work on nudes around 1963. During the 1960s Székessy worked as a photo journalist and taught fashion photography at the Werkkunstschule in Hamburg. She later married the artist Paul Wunderlich with whom she collaborated artistically and in the 80s worked for Ullstein publishing house, creating photographs for the covers of around 470 books. Her images have featured in numerous magazines including Camera, Photo, Brigitte, Twen, Avantgarde, Playboy and Der Spiegel.