Quotes by Andreas Gursky

About Andreas Gursky:

Andreas Gursky is a German photographer and Professor at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany. He is known for his large format architecture and landscape colour photographs, often employing a high point of view. Gursky shares a studio with Laurenz Berges, Thomas Ruff and Axel Hütte on the Hansaallee, in Düsseldorf. The building, a former electricity station, was transformed into an artists studio and living quarters, in 2001, by architects Herzog & de Meuron, of Tate Modern fame. In 2010-11, the architects worked again on the building, designing a gallery in the basement.

Author Bio

  • NameAndreas Gursky
  • DescriptionGerman artist and photographer
  • BornJanuary 15, 1955
  • CountryGermany
  • ProfessionArtist; Photographer
  • WorksRhein II
  • Awards