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Andreas Gursky

Andreas Gursky was born in Leipzig (Germany). He lives and works in Dusseldorf. In 1981-87 he studied at the State Academy of Art (Kunstakademie) in Dusseldorf.

He was lectured by Bernd and Hilla Becher, married couple, world-wide renowned photographers and lecturers, who were awarded with Hasselblad Award, the most reputable photography award, in 2004.

Starting from 1985 he was stakeholder of a vast array of group and personal exhibitions held in the top-notch world centers and museums of contemporary art, as PS1 (New York), Tate Gallery (Liverpool), MOMA (New York), Jorge Pompidou Center (Paris), Venice Biennale etc.