© Mathias Bothor
With elegance and ease, Florian Illies transforms past eras into the living present. Illies, born in 1971, studied art history in Bonn and Oxford. He was head of the feature section of the "Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung" and the "ZEIT", publisher of the Rowohlt Verlag and co-founder of the art magazine "Monopol". Today Florian Illies is co-editor of "ZEIT" and a freelance writer.