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Thomas Struth’s mesmerizing, large-format photographs capture the wonders of nature, machinery, architecture, and contemporary life itself. Struth is best known for his pictures of museum crowds and of scientific megastructures such as CERN; the act of looking, and human achievements across art and technology, have served as major motifs. Influenced by German artists such as Gerhard Richter and the industrial “typologies” of photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher, Struth considers chaos and industrial order throughout his frames. He has exhibited in New York, London, Basel, Berlin, Amsterdam, Munich, Milan, and Madrid and been the subject of institutional shows at the Gropius Bau, the High Museum of Art, the MAST Foundation in Bologna, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Kunsthaus Zürich. Struth’s work has sold for seven figures at auction.

High auction record
US$1.8m, Sotheby's, 2015
Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2019
Thomas StruthGuggenheim Museum Bilbao
2018
Thomas StruthGalerie Greta Meert
2017
Thomas Struth: New WorksMarian Goodman Gallery
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Har Homa, East Jerusalem, 2009

Location
West Palm Beach
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Medium
Image rights
© Thomas Struth

Thomas Struth’s mesmerizing, large-format photographs capture the wonders of nature, machinery, architecture, and contemporary life itself. Struth is best known for his pictures of museum crowds and of scientific megastructures such as CERN; the act of looking, and human achievements across art and technology, have served as major motifs. Influenced by German artists such as Gerhard Richter and the industrial “typologies” of photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher, Struth considers chaos and industrial order throughout his frames. He has exhibited in New York, London, Basel, Berlin, Amsterdam, Munich, Milan, and Madrid and been the subject of institutional shows at the Gropius Bau, the High Museum of Art, the MAST Foundation in Bologna, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Kunsthaus Zürich. Struth’s work has sold for seven figures at auction.

High auction record
US$1.8m, Sotheby's, 2015
Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
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