Andrés Wertheim was born 1962 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
He began studying photography with Horacio Coppola.
In 1986 he moved to Germany and began documenting places and their people, publishing his work in magazines and newspapers.
He studied Video Production at the International Film Workshops in Maine, USA and attended Juan Travnik's course on Aesthetics and Expression.
He has been awarded many prizes e.g. at the Nikon Photo Contest International, at Petrobras/Buenos Aires Photo, at the Salao de Outono da America Latina and was selected as a member of the Kodak European Elite Team.
He has held solo and group exhibitions, among others at Rosizo State Museum, Moscow; Photokina Fair in Cologne; Museum of Modern Art Buenos Aires; International Theater Frankfurt; Museu da Imagem e Som Campinas/Brazil; Maison Argentine Paris; Centro Cultural Recoleta Buenos Aires; Lateinamerikanisches Institut Vienna; Architecture Museum Buenos Aires and Kovalenko Museum, Russia.
Some of his works can be found at private and public collections of Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Russia, Belgium and Germany.