Thomas Struth’s Aura

Thomas Struth, born in 1954, emerged from Bernd Becher’s Dusseldorf Academy as one of the golden-era group of five photographers who have greatly raised the profile of European fine-art photography. The others were Andreas Gursky, Candida Höfer, Axel Hütte and Thomas Ruff. Struth has created many series of images. Perhaps the best known are his […]

‘Tell all the Truth but tell it slant’ – Emily Dickinson

“Spectators watching the fight between Hood and Thomas at Nashville, Tennessee, December 15, 1864”, Jacob Coonley The Battle of Nashville, Tennessee, in the United States Civil War, lasted two days. It was fought over December 15 and 16, 1864. It represented the last of the large scale fighting in the war. Over those two days, […]

August Sander

“I hate nothing more than sugary photographs with tricks, poses and effects.” August Sander London gallery Hauser & Wirth is currently hosting an exhibition (until July 28) of the work of German proto-Conceptualist photographer August Sander (1876-1964) entitled “August Sander Men Without Masks.” Born in 1876 into relative poverty in Herdorf, east of Cologne, Sander […]