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Thursday, November 10, 2016

Andreas Gursky and Richie Hawtin: experiments in sound and vision

The photographer, famous for his huge, detailed panoramas, has joined forces with the techno pioneer for a show that caters to the swiping generation

Andreas Gurksy’s new exhibition, Not Abstract II, currently on display at the Gagosian gallery in New York, is influenced by two distinctly non-figurative schools of North American art.

One is abstract expressionism – and the other is techno. To take the first, the German photographer’s preceding show, Not Abstract, was staged at the K20 state art museum in Gursky’s hometown of Dusseldorf. There his large, masterfully produced photographs were hung alongside works from the permanent collection by such artists as Mark Rothko, Jackson Pollock and Barnett Newman.

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