Andreas Gursky

Andreas Gursky

By: Werner Spies (author), Norman Bryson (author)Hardback

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This title captures the grandness of the epic photographs of Andreas Gursky. It features the artist's new Ocean series, in which the artist relinquished his position behind the camera to work with satellite images of the world as the basis for this work.

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Art historian Norman Bryson has been published widely in the areas of eighteenth-century art history, critical theory, and contemporary art. Werner Spies is an art historian and curator. He was one of Andreas Gursky's mentors during the artist's years at the Dusseldorf Academy. Andreas Gursky was born in 1955 in Leipzig, former East Germany. He attended Folkwangschule, Essen (1978-1981) and Staatliche Kunstakademie, Dusseldorf (1981-1987). Recent major museum exhibitions include "Werke-Works 80-08," Kunstmuseen Krefeld (2008, touring to Moderna Museet, Stockholm and Vancouver Art Gallery in 2009); Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland (2007); Haus der Kunst, Munich (2007, touring to Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Sharjah Art Museum, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, and Ekaterina Foundation, Moscow in 2007-2008); The Museum of Modern Art, New York (2001, touring to Reina Sofia, Madrid, Centre Pompidou, Paris, and Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago in 2001-2002). His work is included in important public and private collections throughout the world.

Product Details

  • publication date: 19/10/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780847836437
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 110
  • ID: 9780847836437
  • weight: 2676
  • ISBN10: 0847836436

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