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At the "Biennale-2008" featuring the work of renowned photographer

April 11 2008
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In Moscow in the framework of the Biennale-2008 "will be shown of the most expensive in the world by photographer - Andreas Gursky. The exhibition opened at the Cultural Foundation "Ekaterina".

"I am pleased that my work is not brought to London or Paris and Moscow. Despite the fact that with each new project I vozhus a very long time, and ideas are lacking, I promise in the near future to make a picture of Moscow", - said opening of the exhibition by the author.

The product of Andreas Gursky's "99 cents II", which is the endless shelves in a supermarket, where you can distinguish each item on sell, have been sold at auction Sotheby's in 2007 for 3.3 million dollars, becoming the most expensive photographs in the world.

At the Moscow exhibition brought several dozen works by the artist. Among them, the Tour de France, where everyone can see hundreds of cyclists, clambering into the mountains, "Rimini", where the multi-colored umbrellas can consider any of the thousands of vacationers, "Pyongyang III"-a gigantic stadium packed with tens of thousands of spectators admire the gymnastic show etc. Using digital technology, and Photoshop, the artist recreates the archetypal images and models of the hyperspace, which the viewer can not distinguish from reality, informs RIA Novosti news agency .

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