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Andreas Gursky

German photographer Andreas Gursky is one of the most successful artists of our time, and yesterday a print of his titled “Rhein II” became...

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ANDREAS GURSKY’S OCEANIC FEELING by Donald Kuspit. Andreas Gursky's photographs of apocalyptic oceans and a harsh, unpopulated earth symbolize a technological society that has lost its “sense of bonding with the universe.”

Sprueth Magers :: Exhibitions :: Andreas Gursky

Andreas #Gursky. Ratingen Swimming Pool. 1987 His work is characterized by the tension between the clarity and formal nature of his photographs and the ambiguous intent and meaning they present. Influenced by documentary approach of Bernd and Hilla Becher. Through all his work runs a sense of impersonality, a depiction of the structures and patterns of collective existence, often represented by the unitary behaviour of large crowds.

Andreas Gursky. Ratingen Swimming Pool (1987)

World’s Most Expensive Photographer – Andreas Gursky

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Heavens and Hells in Asia

[WSJ] Singapore 2008 German photographer Peter Bialobrzeski’s new book “The Raw and the Cooked” stakes out territory midway between the sweeping poetics of Sebastião Salgado and the surgical precision of Andreas Gursky.

Heavens and Hells in Asia - Photo Journal - WSJ