Thomas Struth - Under the Influence New York Friday, March 8, 2013 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Monica de Cardenas, Milan
    Private Collection

  • Literature

    D. Schwartz, Thomas Struth: Dandelion Room, Munich, 2001, n.p.

  • 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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Am Eschberg - no. 15, Winterthur

color coupler print
33 1/2 x 42 1/4 in. (85.1 x 107.3 cm)
Signed "T Struth" on a label affixed to the reverse of the backing board. This work is number eight from an edition of ten.

$12,000 - 18,000 

Sold for $17,500

Under the Influence

8 March 2013
New York