Wolfgang Tillmans: The Cars

(Photographer)
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Price
$30.00  $27.60
Publisher
Walther Konig Verlag
Publish Date
Pages
128
Dimensions
6.3 X 0.4 X 9.5 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9783863357528

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About the Author

Wolfgang Tillmans was born in Remscheid, Germany in 1968 and studied at Bournemouth & Poole College of Art and Design. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential artists of his generation. His work, whilst appearing to capture the immediacy of the moment and character of the subject, also examines the dynamics of photographic representation. From the outset he ignored the traditional separation of art exhibited in a gallery from images and ideas conveyed through other forms of publication, giving equal weight to both. His expansive floor to ceiling installations feature images of subcultures and political movements, as well as portraits, landscapes, still-lives and abstract imagery varying in scale from postcard- to wall-sized prints. His work has been shown at the Museum of Modern Art, New York in 1996 and Tate Britain, London, in a major retrospective in 2003. He was awarded the Turner Prize in 2000.

Reviews

In a world awash with images, Wolfgang Tillmans has managed to reinforce the significance of the photograph.--John Gendall "Wallpaper* "