Andreas Gursky

Born in 1955 in Leipzig, Germany, Andreas Gursky is a professor at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf and a renowned German photographer. Hailing from a family of commercial photographers, he graduated in the late 1980s from the famous Düsseldorf School. Gursky went on to become a great influence in the world of contemporary photography.

Andreas is best known for his large-format, digitally manipulated landscape and architecture color photographs. His photos call attention to the hustles & bustles of modern life and consumer culture.

His photography works are some of the most prized in the art world, with his best-selling masterpiece so far, Rhein II, fetching a whopping $4,338,500 back in 2011.

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Andreas Gursky’s Stock Exchanges – Humans reduced to a blob of color

Andreas Gursky is a German photographer and professor. He is most well known for large format architecture and landscape color photos, and following the 1990s, Gursky has been using technology and computers to edit and enhance his photos. Gursky is known for using an elevated vantage point as his main perspective. This allows the audience …

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Andreas Gursky’s sensational photos of North Korea’s mass games

Renowned for his large-format color photographs charting themes of globalized society at work and play, Andreas Gursky’s production employs the digital technology to capture and refine an astounding compilation of detail on an epic scale. The perspective in many of Gursky’s photographs is drawn from an elevated vantage point. This position enables the viewer to …

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Andreas Gursky from 1980 to present – His best photos

Andreas Gursky, born in 1955 in Leipzig, German, is a renowned photographer who uses colorful, large-scale depictions of modern life. Living and working in Düsseldorf, Germany, he represents a revaluation of realism within contemporary photography through conceptual staging and digital image editing. The German photographer popularised photography focusing on day to day human activities in …

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