Born in Leipzig in 1955, Andreas Gursky is among the best contemporary photographers in the world. A former master student of Bernd Becher at the Art Academy in Düsseldorf, he belongs to the group of renowned Becher students, including the likes of Candida Höfer, Axel Hütte, Thomas Ruff and Thomas Struth, identified by the expression "School of Düsseldorf".
In his works, Gursky presents our highly digitalized society, in a manner that is more reminiscent of painting than photography.
65 pieces will be on display at the National Art Centre in Tokyo, ranging from pictures taken in the 1980s, photographs taken in Japan, such as the "Tokyo Stock Exchange" (1990) and "Kamiokande" (2007), to more recent works like "Qatar" (2012).
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