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Andreas Gursky at the National Art Center in Tokyo

Photographs spanning Andreas Gursky’s 30-year career comprise his first solo show at the national art center in Tokyo. the exhibition features over 65 images, characteristic of the German’s signature and complex style, from the 1980s to the present day, including widely celebrated works like ‘99 cent’ (1999) and ‘rhein II’ (1999) a print of which sold for USD 4.3 million in 2011. renowned for his large-format, detail-rich images, which demand an immediate physical reaction from the viewer, Gursky documents a range of industries, with particular interest in high tech and global markets.