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Taking photos of things that do not exist

Andreas Gursky is now testing boundaries by composing works almost entirely in the studio

A cameraman filming works by German photographer Andreas Gursky titled Antarctic (2010) and 99 cent (1999, remastered 2009) at the re-opened Hayward Gallery.

Gallery assistants posing in front of Gursky's (from left) SH (2013), Prada II (1997) and Tokyo (2017).


GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel and her three predecessors sit in an orderly row; between them, these four figures have led Germany since 1974. Pictured through a window and from behind, they gaze at a huge abstract painting on the wall in front of them.

The moment would...

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