About the German photographer, Andreas GURSKY (b.1955, in Leipzig)

Andreas GURSKY studied with Michael SCHMIDT from 1978 to 1981. From 1985 he was a master student of Bernd BECHER and thus belongs to the group of Becher students for whom the term Düsseldorf Photo School was coined. He began his artistic work with small-format photographs, switched to large formats in the late 1980s and to electronic image processing in the early 1990s. In numerous photographs artificial effects based on montages.

Photo books on the work of Andreas GURSKY (a selection)

'Andreas Gursky' (2018); 'Andreas Gursky' (Katalog Burda 2015); 'Lanscapes 2015); 'Bangkok' (Katalog Kunstpalast 2012); 'Gursky. Werke / Works 80-08'; (2008); 'Architektur' (2008); 'Andreas Gursky' (Katalogband München 2007); 'Andreas Gursky' (Katalog Basel 2007)


Photo-text volume 'The Düsseldorf School of Photography' traces its ascendancy from the mid-1970s. Filled with superb reproductions of the artists' best-known pictures, this compendium offers the first encyclopaedic overview of this important movement.
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This catalog volume accompanied the first comprehensive presentation since 1998 in Germany and since his major solo exhibition in New York. It presents a picture series selected and compiled by Andreas GURSKY himself with the main works.
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Paperback with photo works by Andreas GURSKY, Candida HÖFER, Axel HÜTTE, Thomas RUFF und Thomas STRUTH
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With works by Bernd und Hilla BECHER, Andreas GURSKY, Thomas RUFF, August SANDER, Peter KEETMAN, MAN RAY, Robert FRANK, Stephen SHORE, William EGGLESTON and many more
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Juxtaposing works by photographers Annie LEIBOWITZ, Gregory CREWDSON and Andreas GURSKY, critic Jörg Colberg examines in 'Photography's Neoliberal Realism' how these artists produce the capitalist equivalent to the socialist realism of the Soviet Union.
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'Fotografien werden Bilder' contains works by 9 Becher class graduates Volker DÖHNE, Andreas GURSKY, Candida HÖFER, Alex HÜTTE, Tata RONKHOLZ, Thomas RUFF, Jörg SASSE, Thomas STRUTH and Petra WUNDERLICH, who have reformulated the perception of photography
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'Photographers A-Z' brings together photographers who have made a significant contribution to photographic culture, as well as the most important photographic volumes of the past century. The entries are illustrated with facsimiles from books & magazines.
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The volume 'Through the Looking Brain' examines one of the best and most comprehensive collections in the field of conceptual, mainly serial photography. Their spectrum ranges from the 1970s to the present day and includes major works and central groups.
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In 'Made Realities' Thomas DEMAND, Philip-Lorca DiCORCIA, Andreas GURSKY & Jeff WALL use the momentary nature of photography to create their views on reality, playing with the perception, irritating & inviting to an own interpretation of what is depicted.
24,90 €
The volume 'Die Konstitution der Dinge' by Eva Witzel is the first comprehensive examination of the phenomenon of abstraction in works by Andreas GURSKY. 'Abstract' stands for a thematic interpretation: a condensation of motifs referring to the universal.
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