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What is Andreas Gursky known for?

Last Updated: 18th March, 2020

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Andreas Gursky (born 15 January 1955) is a German photographer and professor at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany. He is known for his large format architecture and landscape colour photographs, often using a high point of view in most of his photos.

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Also know, where is Andreas Gursky from?

Leipzig

Beside above, how old is Gursky? 65 years (January 15, 1955)

Subsequently, one may also ask, what camera does Andreas Gursky use?

Gursky uses 100 ASA Fuji film in two large-format Linhof cameras that are positioned side by side, one with a slight wide-angle lens, the other with a standard one. Exposure time: 1/8 of a second, f-stop 5.6 to 8. He needs this for depth of field, and the relatively low-speed film for the resolution.

Why is Rhein II so expensive?

The photo is called Rhein II and was taken by Andreas Gursky in 1999. There are other factors involved in the price. The prestige of the artist and the value of their previous work have a role to play too.

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