Birth - Death
In 2000, was the first photographer and also the first non-English artist to be awarded the Turner Prize. Photographer of portraits, still lifes, and landscapes, many within the context of homosexuality and gender identity. Tate Britain’s extensive mid-career retrospective of Tillmans’ work, shown in 2003, was the first time the museum had devoted an exhibition to the work of a single photographer. In 2006, MoMA PS1 presented Tillmans' first exhibition for an American museum.