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  • Provenance

    Griffelkunst, Hamburg

  • Artist Biography

    Thomas Struth

    Thomas Struth is a German photographer best known for his large-scale, classically composed photos of museum, cityscapes, and family portraits. Struth is a prominent member of the Düsseldorf School of Photography, the group of artists who studied at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf in the mid-1970s under influential photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher. Struth’s highly centralized, balanced photos incorporate cutting-edge photographic techniques and the tenets of classical composition to develop the documentarian aims of the Bechers.

    Struth’s work has been widely celebrated by the international art community. He represented Germany at the 44th Venice Biennale in 1990 and has been the subject of major retrospectives including those at the Dallas Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the Haus der Kunst, Munich. He lives and works in Berlin and New York.

     
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Six works: Paradies: (i) Juquehy; (ii) Sao Francisco de Xavier; (iii) Yakushima; (iv) Daintree; (v) Xi Shuang Banna; (vi) Yosemite National Park

2004
Inkjet print on paper.
Each 12 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. (31.8 x 40 cm).
Signed on inside back cover of portfolio case; each with artist's credit stamp on verso.

Estimate
$2,000 - 3,000 

Sold for $2,160

Saturday @ Phillips

10 Mar 2007, 11am & 3pm
New York