Publisher, Curator, Agent.
Markus Hartmann was born into a family of printers & publishers in Berlin. After a brief involvement with photography he returned to the family profession and helped to built first Edition Cantz then Hatje Cantz into one of the better art book publishers in Europe. In 2013 he left to start his own company with his wife Angelika Hartmann and have since 2014 been realizing and curating exhibitions.
„Hartmann Books“ was started in 2016 and helps to spreads knowledge about artists and their work. Hartmann is a regular juror at photo festivals, writer for photo magazines and occasional lecturer on art/photobooks He is always searching for the new, unseen and noteworthy which is why he likes to go to Photofestivals!