27 January 2018

Andreas Gursky: Presentations Of The Real World – Hayward Gallery – Edward Lucie-Smith

For those of us who remember the state of the Hayward Gallery before the just completed rehab, the current Andreas Gursky show, which celebrates its re-opening

22 January 2018

Hayward Gallery Reopens With Andreas Gursky Retrospective

A retrospective exhibition of photographer Andreas Gursky (born Germany, 1955) is the first show in the newly renovated Hayward Gallery. The exhibition will span the German photographer’s entire career, from his iconic works of the 1980s through to five new pieces created for the occasion.

27 November 2017

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13 December 2014

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Most Expensive Photo Sale Called Into Question

News that the work of Australian landscape photographer Peter Lik’ photographic work, ‘Phantom’ had become the most expensive photo in history has been called into question. The image was said to have sold for an impressive $6.5 million, or £4.1 million. The work is a black-and-white shot of Arizona’s Antelope Canyon, with a piercing column […]

11 December 2014

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£4.1 Million Landscape Is World’s Most Expensive Photo Upsets Critics

The  Australian landscape photographer Peter Lik’s photographic work, ‘Phantom’ is now the most expensive photo in history at an impressive $6.5 million, or £4.1 million. The work is a black-and-white shot of Arizona’s Antelope Canyon, with a piercing column of sunlight appearing like a ghostly figure between the rocky outcropping. The sale of the photograph […]

16 April 2014

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Andreas Gursky Presented In Two Major London Gallery Exhibitions In April

White Cube Bermondsey and Sprüth Magers London are presenting major new exhibitions of the photographer Andreas Gursky. White Cube’s exhibition is his first in London since 2007 and his second with the gallery. Gursky’s photographs frequently depict the landscape and structures of late capitalism; its sites of industry, leisure and consumption with sharp and critical acuity. […]

22 March 2014

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Andreas Gursky: Pictures That Conjure Both Topography and Structure

A new exhibition of work by the internationally renowned photographer Andreas Gursky opens in London on the 15 April. From the moment he started making photographs to the present day, the landscape has captivated Andreas Gursky. This exhibition is the first to focus on a group of important early landscapes from the late 1980s to […]

12 November 2011

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Andreas Gursky Goes Through The Roof

£2.7m Record price for Andreas Gursky’s photo A photograph of the Rhine river by German artist Andreas Gursky created in 1999 has sold at auction for a record $4.3 million at Christie’s  New York. This now becomes the most expensive photograph in the world overtaking lasts years record achieved by the American photographer Cindy Sherman.”Untitled,” […]