Thomas Struth - Contemporary Day Sale London Sunday, June 28, 2009 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Matthew Marks Gallery, 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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Six works: (i) Rote Lilien - No. 50, Dusseldorf (ii) Gelbe lilie - No. 9, Winterhur (iii) Canna (Detail) No. 46, Dusseldorf (Botanischer Garten); (iv) Einzelne Rote Lilie - No. 51, Dusseldorf (Botanischer Garten); (v) Buschrosen - No. 64, Dusseldorf (Am Rhein); (vi) Rote Gladiolen - No. 22, Winterthur

1992-1993
C-prints.
Each 57.5 x 39 cm. (22 5/8 x 15 3/8 in).
These works are from an edition of 10. All are signed, titled, numbered of 10 and dated on the reverse.

Estimate
£10,000 - 15,000 ‡ ♠

Sold for £10,625

Contemporary Day Sale

29 June 2009, 4pm
London