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Thomas Struth: Museum Photographs [SIGNED]

Publisher: München: Schirmer/Mosel, 1998
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 3888146410
Condition: Fine / Fine
Item #: 106154



1993/1998. First edition thus (English), first printing (first German edition was published in 1993). Signed in pencil recto the front free endpaper by Struth. Hardcover. Fine blue cloth-covered boards with title stamped in beige on cover and spine, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs by Thomas Struth. Text (in English) by Hans Belting. Includes exhibition history and bibliography. 72 pp. with 17 four-color plates and 8 additional black and white and color reference illustrations. 12-1/8 x 13-3/4 inches. [Cited in Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, The Photobook: A History, Volume II. (London and New York: Phaidon, 2006).] Out of print. Very scarce.


Fine in Fine dust jacket. A Near Mint copy.


From the publisher: "Thomas Struth studied painting under Gerhard Richter and photography under Bernd and Hilla Becher at the Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf. Museum Photographs by Thomas Struth, who was born in 1954, comprises seventeen large colour photos taken between 1989 and 1992 in the most important museums of the world. He investigates paintings and how they are viewed in a museum -- a complex chain of events involving various perceptual, mediating, and temporal factors, all captured in one single photo."