Christoph Niemann


Christoph Niemann (*1970) is an artist, author and animator. His work appears regularly on the covers of The New Yorker, National Geographic and The New York Times Magazine. Christoph Niemann’s art has been subject to numerous museum retrospectives. He has drawn live from the Venice Art Biennale, the Olympic Games in London, and he has sketched the New York City Marathon — while actually running it. He created The New Yorker’s first Augmented Reality Cover as well as a hand drawn 360 degree VR animation for the magazine’s US Open issue. Clients include Hermés, Google, LAMY, and The Museum of Modern Art.
Christoph is a member of Alliance Graphique Internationale. In 2010, he was inducted into the Art Directors Club Hall Of Fame. He is the author of many books, including the monograph “Sunday Sketching” (2016), “WORDS” (2016), “Souvenir” (2017), “Hopes and Dreams” (2018) and “Piano Forte” (2019). His work is subject of an episode of “Abstract”, an original Netflix series.