Walter Pfeiffer (*1946)is a Swiss artist who lives and works in Zurich. For many years he was one of the underground artists who published in the environment of homosexual zines. A wider audience found his work only at the beginning of the 2000s through his contributions to magazines such as i-D or Vogue. His breakthrough as an artist manifested itself after the publication of his book "Welcome Aboard. Photographs 1980-2000." Walter Pfeiffer enjoys international recognition, both for his previous and for his current work.