Thomas Ruff - Photographs New York Wednesday, October 12, 2022 | Phillips

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  • "A conceptual photographer first thinks and then shoots. A ‘normal’ photographer just shoots. Every new image that I create is based on a thesis. To prove that I’m right I behave like a scientist and conduct the same experiment again and again to prove that my thesis is right."
    —Thomas Ruff

    • Provenance

      Gallerie Nelson, Paris


Substrat 20-I

Inkjet print, Diasec mounted.
69 1/4 x 42 1//2 in. (175.9 x 109.2 cm)
Overall 77 1/4 x 50 1//2 in. (196.2 x 129.5 cm)

Signed, titled, dated and numbered 5/5 in pencil on the verso.

Full Cataloguing

$40,000 - 60,000 

Sold for $47,880

Contact Specialist

Sarah Krueger
Head of Department, Photographs, New York

Vanessa Hallett
Worldwide Head of Photographs and Deputy Chairwoman, Americas


New York Auction 12 October 2022