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Andreas Gursky

Born: 15-Jan-1955
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Photographer

Nationality: Germany
Executive summary: 99 Cent II Diptychon

Andreas Gursky produces large-scale photographs of immensely detailed subjects, digitally edited and enhanced. His best known work is 99 Cent II Diptychon (2001), which depicts aisles in a drugstore, full of boxes upon boxes of goods, printed in deeply saturated color; it was sold at a Sotheby's auction for $3.3M in 2007.

    University: Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

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