Untitled XVI, 2008
93 5/16 x 199 3/16 inches framed (237 x 506 cm)
Ed. of 6
Andreas Gursky Bibliography (25 Kb)
Andreas Gursky was born in 1955 in Leipzig, former East Germany. He attended Folkwangschule, Essen (1978-1981) and Staatliche Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf (1981–87). 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 2007–08); The Museum of Modern Art, New York (2001, touring to Reina Sofia, Madrid, Centre Pompidou, Paris, and Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago in 2001–02). His work is included in important public and private collections throughout the world.
Gursky lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany.