Thomas Ruff - By Carolyn Christov and Giorgio Verzotti
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- Hardcover: 312 pages
- Skira Editore; 2009
This monograph charts Ruff s entire career including early photographs and works from all his major projects. Thomas Ruff is one of the best-known and most influential german photographers working today. Ever since the early 1980s, through his works he has investigated the photographic medium, the use that is made of it and the world of contemporary visual culture generally. This volume brings together and comments upon an important selection of over 84 photographic works on the most diverse subjects: house interiors, portraits, architectures, starry skies, nocturnal urban views, along with the recent nudes taken from websites and other images from the Internet, with particular attention to his most recent works, and to the artists relationship with the visual production of the digital era generally.