Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Race or Ethnicity: White
Executive summary: 99 Cent II Diptychon
Andreas Gursky produces large-scale photographs of immensely detailed subjects, digitally edited and enhanced. His best known work is 99 Cent II Diptychon (2001), which depicts aisles in a drugstore, full of boxes upon boxes of goods, printed in deeply saturated color; it was sold at a Sotheby's auction for $3.3M in 2007.
University: Kunstakademie Düsseldorf
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