Phototrophy by Thomas Demand. First edition (2004). First impression large format hardback in fine condition. No markings. Pages clean, binding firm. Jacket in a removable protective sleeve. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.
Thomas Demand is the new star in international photography. For his pictures of office desks, copy shops, or car parks, Demand creates cardboard replicas accurate to the tiniest detail. His sculptural simulations devoid of people blend a faked reality with our memory of a real one to investigate the concept of virtual reality in our multimedia age. This is his first major monograph.
About Thomas Demand
Thomas Demand (b. 1964) is a German sculptor and photographer. He currently lives and works in Berlin and Los Angeles, and teaches at the University of Fine Arts, Hamburg. Demand had his first solo exhibition at Tanit Galerie in Munich in 1992. In 2004 the Kunsthaus Bregenz mounted the first comprehensive presentation of Demand's major works from 1994 until 2004. Demand's work later was the subject of mid-career retrospectives at the Museum of Modern Art. As well as in New York in 2005 and at the Neue Nationalgalerie in 2009. Other solo exhibitions include Serpentine Gallery (2006), London, the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, the Fondazione Prada, Venice (both 2007), and the Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain, Paris (2001).
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