Thomas Struth - Under the Influence New York Monday, March 31, 2008 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Le Case d' Arte, Milan

  • 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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Shinjuku, Tokyo, April 1986

Gelatin silver print.
16 1/2 x 22 in. (41.9 x 55.9 cm).
Signed, titled, numbered of 10 and dated "Shiujuku, Tokyo, April 1986 Small Cemetary Thomas Struth Print: April 1987" on the reverse.  This work was executed in 1986, printed in 1987 and is from an edition of 10.

$6,000 - 8,000 

Sold for $9,375

Under the Influence

31 Mar 2008, 10am & 2pm
New York