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Inhaltsangabe: Following the 2010 exhibition at Gagosian Gallery Beverly Hills, this magnificent set of slipcased books captures the grandness and lushness of the epic photographs of Andreas Gursky, one of the world?s greatest living photographers. In these new works, Gursky demonstrates that a photographer can make or construct--rather than simply take--photographs about modern life and produce them on the scale of epic painting. Just as history painters of previous centuries found their subjects in the realities of everyday life, he seeks inspiration in his observations of the human species in the world, whether firsthand or via reports of global phenomena in the daily media. The resulting pictures have a formal congruence deriving from a bold and edgy dialogue between photography and painting, empirical observation and artfulness, conceptual rigor and spontaneity, representation and abstraction. In pursuit of his aim to create "an encyclopedia of life" Gursky's world view fuses the flux of reality with the stillness of metaphysical reflection. From initially using the computer as a retouching tool, he began exploring its transformative potential, sometimes combining elements of multiple shots of the same subject into an intricate yet seamless whole, at other times barely altering the image at all. Over time his subjects have expanded to map and distill the emergent patterns and symmetries of a globalized world with its consensual flows and grids of data and people, architecture, and mass spectacle. In the new Ocean series, with their darkly nuanced surfaces, Gursky has worked to reconcile the division between the machine eye and the human eye, continuing the debates and practices begun in the nineteenth century regarding photography and the issue of artistic expression versus objective science.
Über den Autor: Art historian Norman Bryson has been published widely in the areas of eighteenth-century art history, critical theory, and contemporary art. Werner Spies is an art historian and curator. He was one of Andreas Gursky?s mentors during the artist?s years at the Düsseldorf Academy. Andreas Gursky was born in 1955 in Leipzig, former East Germany. He attended Folkwangschule, Essen (1978-1981) and Staatliche Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf (1981-1987). Recent major museum exhibitions include "Werke-Works 80-08", Kunstmuseen Krefeld (2008, touring to Moderna Museet, Stockholm and Vancouver Art Gallery in 2009); Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland (2007); Haus der Kunst, Munich (2007, touring to Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Sharjah Art Museum, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, and Ekaterina Foundation, Moscow in 2007-2008); The Museum of Modern Art, New York (2001, touring to Reina Sofia, Madrid, Centre Pompidou, Paris, and Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago in 2001-2002). His work is included in important public and private collections throughout the world.
Buchbeschreibung Gagosian / Rizzoli, 2010. Buchzustand: Very Good. Slp. N/A. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP85626002
Buchbeschreibung Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY, 2010. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fine. 1st Edition. 2 volume oversize hardcovers, in glossy slipcase, in fine condition. The slipcase does have a few shelf-rub lines visible when the light is right. But the books themselves are as new, as they say. A big handsome piece of work. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 000845
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Buchbeschreibung Gagosian, 2010. Hardcover in Slipcase. Buchzustand: Fine. First Edition, First Printing. Book Description: New York. Gagosian. 2010. 2 volumes, both hardcover, housed in pictorial cardboard slipcase. First edition, First Printing. Documents the German photographer's 'Ocean' series (2010) in which Andreas Gursky (b. 1955) abandoned his position behind the camera to work with satellite images as raw material. Grand in scale, the resultant images create an epic map of the world, half-way between photography and painting. Book Condition: Fine 2 volume set in Fine slipcase with signs of light rubbing and shelf wear. Nice copy. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 1156
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Buchbeschreibung Gagosian / Rizzoli, 2010. Hard cover. 2 volume set. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 110 p. Gagosian Gallery, New York-Exhibition Catalogues. Audience: General/trade. New in new dust jacket. 2 volumes in slip case, still shrinkwrapped. Buchnummer des Verkäufers Alibris.0005852
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Buchbeschreibung Gagosian, 2010. Hardcover in Slipcase. Buchzustand: NEW. First Edition, First Printing. New York. Gagosian. 2010. 2 volumes, both hardcover, housed in pictorial cardboard slipcase. First edition, First Printing. Documents the German photographer's 'Ocean' series (2010) in which Andreas Gursky (b. 1955) abandoned his position behind the camera to work with satellite images as raw material. Grand in scale, the resultant images create an epic map of the world, half-way between photography and painting. BOOK CONDITION: New/Fine copy in slipcase (still sealed in the original publisher's shrinkwrap). Buchnummer des Verkäufers 383
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