Photography  Drawing  Film  1955 - 1996
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1934 Born in Berlin June 25th.
1944-1949 Successful child actor ("Der kleine Muck"). Last movie in Mozarts "Die Hochzeit des Figaro".
1951-1955 Studying fashion graphic, graphic and history of fine art in Berlin at Hochschule für Bildende Künste Berlin (HdK, now UdK).
from 1955 Work as freelance fashion illustrator for the magazines Constanze, Burda, Textil-Report and French VOGUE. Simultaneously he started taking fashion photographies.
60s Fashion photography for the leading German and international magazines. At the same time he portrayed the international stars of the entertainment industry in film and music. Long lasting cooperation with magazines like CONSTANZE, STERN, BURDA, PETRA, BRIGITTE, VOGUE and others.
1970 He moved to New York, continuing his career as fashion photographer. Start of successful, long lasting relationships with Harper´s Bazaar, Glamour, GQ, New York Times and others.
1972 He received an award for his Photography from the "Society of Publication Designers", New York.
1973-1976 Work as art director, cameraman and moderator of "Modejournal - Sound und Silhouetten", for the German television. Film portrait "Apollonia - a fashion model".
1976 Own blouse collection "Rico Puhlmann Design", New York.
80s/90s Continuous work for the leading magazines in the United States and Europe as well as realizing numerous advertising campaigns for various well-known cosmetics, beauty and designers companies like Ungaro, Fendi, Donna Karan, Calvin Klein, Estée Lauder, L'Oréal, Clinique, Revlon.
1996 Rico Puhlmann died on his way for an assignment to Paris on July 17th.