Maybe to try to understand not just that we are living in a certain building or in a certain location, but to become aware that we are living on a planet that is going at enormous speed through the universe.

— Andreas Gursky

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In retrospect I can see that my desire to create abstractions has become more and more radical. Art should not be delivering a report on reality, but should be looking at what's behind something.

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My preference for clear structures is the result of my desire - perhaps illusory - to keep track of things and maintain my grip on the world.

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My father did advertising photography.

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Vision is an intelligent form of thought

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Since the photographic medium has been digitized, a fixed definition of the term photography has become impossible.

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I pursue one goal the encyclopaedia of life.

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Any claims on the truth in my pictures are only to be answered in the sense that a particular event did in fact happen and did take place in the here and now.

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We are alone on this planet. It's not a choice. Here we are. This is what everyone has to deal with.

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I read a picture not for what's really going on there, I read it more for what is going on in our world generally.

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I stand at a distance, like a person who comes from another world.

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A word is worth a thousand images.

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I am never interested in the individual, but in the human species and its environment.

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About Andreas Gursky

Quotes 13 sayings
Profession Photographer
Birthday January 15, 1955
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