Thomas Struth - The Collection of Lewis Kaplan London Saturday, June 28, 2008 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin

  • Exhibited

    The Photographs of Thomas Struth, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 4 February – 18 May 2003, (another example exhibited)

  • Literature

    Schirmer/Mosel, Thomas Struth 1997-2002, Düsseldorf, 2002, p.131; Yale University Press, Thomas Struth: 1977-2002, London, 2002, p.131

  • 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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Dallas Parking Lot, Dallas

Colour coupler print, Diasec mounted.
137.2 x 213.4 cm (54 x 84 in).
Signed in pencil, printed title, date and number 2/10 on a label affixed to the reverse of the frame.

£25,000 - 35,000 

Sold for £85,250

The Collection of Lewis Kaplan

29 June 2008, 3pm