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  • Provenance

    Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    New York, Marian Goodman Gallery, Thomas Struth, 5 May - 19 June 2010, pp. 30-31 (illustrated)
    Milan, Galleria Monica de Cardenas, Thomas Struth, 24 September - 28 November 2015 (another example exhibited)

  • 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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Acropolis Museum Athens

signed 'Thomas Struth' on a label affixed to the reverse
chromogenic print, in artist's frame
image 191.1 x 152 cm (75 1/4 x 59 7/8 in.)
frame 203.2 x 163.5 cm (80 x 64 3/8 in.)

Executed in 2009, this work is number 1 from an edition of 10.

Estimate
£25,000 - 35,000 ‡ ♠

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

London Auction 26 June 2018