Introduction
Thomas Cyrill Demand (born 1964) is a German sculptor and photographer. He currently lives and works in Berlin and Los Angeles, and teaches at the University of Fine Arts, Hamburg. Demand had his first solo exhibition at Tanit Galerie in Munich in 1992. In 2004 the Kunsthaus Bregenz mounted the first comprehensive presentation of Demand's major works from 1994 until 2004. Demand's work later was the subject of mid-career retrospectives at the Museum of Modern Art, New York in 2005 and at the Neue Nationalgalerie in 2009. Other solo exhibitions include Serpentine Gallery (2006), London, the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, the Fondazione Prada, Venice (both 2007), and the Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain, Paris (2001).
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Introduction
Known for his photographs of places that appear real but are actually models made of paper; these sterilized yet familiar models are based on photos of newsworthy sites; among other things, his process questions the objective status of film and photography. German designer and photographer, Munich.
Nationalities
German, American
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Designer, Photographer
Name
Thomas Demand
Ulan
500114906
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