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  • Provenance

    Robert Miller Gallery, New York
    Zwirner and Wirth, New York
    Schönewald Fine Arts, Dusseldorf
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • 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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Huanghe Lu, Shanghai

signed, titled, numbered and dated 'Huanghe Lu (Die Freßgasse) Shanghai 1997. 6/10 + 3AP Thomas Struth print: 1999' on the reverse
c-print
sheet 50.5 x 60.8 cm (19 7/8 x 23 7/8 in.)
image 45.7 x 55.6 cm (17 7/8 x 21 7/8 in.)

Conceived in 1997 and printed in 1999, this work is number 6 from an edition of 10 plus 3 artist's proofs.

Estimate
£4,000 - 6,000 

Sold for £3,750

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London Auction 11 April 2019