The 64-Year-old died in the early morning hours of Thursday in his sleep at his home on the island of Cheung Chau in Hong Kong, This was reported by his wife Barbara Wolf on Saturday of the news Agency DPA.

Initially, Wolf as a photojournalist, worked in 2003 his own projects and turned to but and has been awarded several times. His paintings are to see in the big museums of the world such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Folkwang Museum in Essen. He has more than 30 photography books about urban life, including his famous “Architecture of Density” on high-rise buildings in Hong Kong.

His latest book is “Informal Solutions” held on to the charm of the backyard streets of the Asian metropolis. In “Tokyo Impressions” documented Wolf in the Packed U-Bahn trapped people during the Rush Hour in Tokyo.

it is Also home to the Hong Kong island was to him a source of Inspiration, as in the book “Cheung Chau Sunrises”. “He was happy to see the next sunrise, and was curious as to what would unfold in front of him,” he informed his family of his death.

“Every day he woke up in the same landscape, but it looked different every Morning.” Michael Wolf was: “Curious about life, about art, photography, a sensitive observer who has perceived the world like no other.” Wolf was on 30. July born in 1954 and had a son.