About Günter Beer
Studio Location: Sitges, (Barcelona) Spain
Contact or Phone: +34 607 228 294
Günter Beer lives and works in Barcelona, Spain. He is a photographer, journalist and chronicler. Germany’s most well- known food magazine, DER FEINSCHMECKER (“The Gourmet“) writes that „his life reads like an adventure novel.“
In 1982, he accompanied Joseph Beuys on a project called 7000 Eichen (“7000 Oaks“).
He worked as a photo journalist in Rio de Janeiro, and reported on the civil war in Nicaragua crossing back and forth between the Sandinistas and the Contras.
Günter Beer sat in the mud with Venezuelan gold panners, he published the latest news from US military laboratories, took fashion photographs in Mexico, Majorca and atop the Matterhorn.
In 1994 he photographed 255 culinary specialities from all over Europe. His work has since focused on more than 50 international cookbooks and 12 cooking apps.
Günter Beer is the founder, curator and organisator of the biannual FOODPHOTO FESTIVAL.