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Jürgen Klauke is a German artist. Beginning in the 1960s, he used his own body as a subject of his photographs. He also experimented with minimalism and surrealism. The ZKM in Karlsruhe exhibits his work. Since 1968 he lives and works in Cologne.
Thomas Eigel is a German photographer living and working in Hamburg.
Thomas Eigel has been involved in photography for over 35 years, starting as an advertising photographer before becoming an art director and agency owner. Eigel explores the universality of transportation, offering a new perspective on recognizable forms, from airplanes to shipping containers, and suggesting to the viewer how we are connected through mechanics and technology.
Thomas Ruff is a German photographer who lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany. He has been described as «a master of edited and reimagined images».
Dayanita Singh is an Indian photographer whose primary format is the book. She has published fourteen books.
Singh's art reflects and expands on the ways in which people relate to photographic images. Her later works, drawn from her extensive photographic oeuvre, are a series of mobile museums allowing her images to be endlessly edited, sequenced, archived and displayed. Stemming from her interest in the archive, the museums present her photographs as interconnected bodies of work that are full of both poetic and narrative possibilities.
Sigmar Polke was a German painter and photographer.
Polke experimented with a wide range of styles, subject matters and materials. In the 1970s, he concentrated on photography, returning to paint in the 1980s, when he produced abstract works created by chance through chemical reactions between paint and other products. In the last 20 years of his life, he produced paintings focused on historical events and perceptions of them.
Richard Prince is an American painter and photographer. In the mid-1970s, Prince made drawings and painterly collages that he has since disowned. His image, Untitled (Cowboy), a rephotographing of a photograph by Sam Abell and appropriated from a cigarette advertisement, was the first rephotograph to be sold for more than $1 million at auction at Christie's New York in 2005. He is regarded as "one of the most revered artists of his generation" according to The New York Times.
Wilhelm Sasnal is a Polish painter, photographer, poster artist, illustrator and filmmaker.
Sasnal graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, specializing in painting. Besides painting, he creates drawings in pencil and ink. The artist takes his subjects from everyday life, using images from media, propaganda and pop culture. Sasnal often paints from photographs and moves freely from figurative painting to abstraction.
Wilhelm Sasnal is considered one of the most prominent and internationally successful Polish contemporary artists.