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  • Provenance

    Marian Goodman Gallery, New York; to the present Private Collection, New York

  • 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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181

58th Street at 7th Avenue, New York

1978
Gelatin silver print.
14 1/4 x 20 in. (36.2 x 50.8 cm).
Signed in pencil, printed title, date and number 2/10 on a label affixed to the reverse of the frame.

Estimate
$6,000 - 8,000 

Sold for $11,250

Photographs

14 Nov 2009
New York