A video about German photographer Thomas Struth by Bloomberg Brilliant Ideas.
Thomas Struth is one of the most important and influential photographic artists working today. A child of post-World War II Germany, Struth started out photographing the reconstructed streets in his hometown of Dusseldorf. Within a few years he was travelling the world to photograph city streets across the globe as a way of reflecting the societies that created them.
Thomas Struth (born 1954) is a German photographer who is best known for his Museum Photographs, family portraits and 1970s black and white photographs of the streets of Düsseldorf and New York. Struth currently lives and works in Berlin and New York.
Bloomberg Brilliant Ideas:
Brilliant Ideas looks at the most exciting artists at work in the world today.
Hyundai Motor and global media group Bloomberg launch a collaborative project <Brilliant Ideas>. With a passion for art, Hyundai and Bloomberg have been a strong supporter for arts. <Brilliant Ideas> will realize a new vision to profile major art personalities to deliver exciting insight. Through Bloomberg TV and digital, you can experience artists’ spirit, perspectives on art, and processes of their art work.
Although you can now see art works easily in museums and art events, meeting artists is a scarce experience. Then how can you be closer to the artists? What are the voices and faces behind the incredible art works that amaze the global audience? <Brilliant Ideas> carefully selects the artists from over Asia, Europe, United States, Latin America, and the Middle East. Selected artists deal with wide range of mediums including sculpture, installation, and performances. These artists speak to the viewers in-depth about their stories according to their own artistic characteristics. This will be an excellent opportunity to closely understand their artistic insights.