Andreas Gursky

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Known as large-scale photographer, Andreas Gursky, has been influenced from Bern and Hilla Becher. His images capture the modern world in fascinating details and in all its aspects, from industries to landscape, from people to architecture. The artist often use digital manipulation to record specific scenes, moments, and events.

You never notice arbitrary details in my work. On a formal level, countless interrelated micro and macrostructures are woven together, determined by an overall organizational principle.
Andreas Gursky


Emerging in the 1990s, the artist has established himself as an important figure in contemporary German art. Today, Gursky’s works are in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Tate Modern in London.