Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Gursky

I like Andreas Gursky's photographs. I saw an exhibition of them in Istanbul, and found it fascinating to see a photograph of a skyscraper at night, photographed from top to bottom in such detail that you could see what individual workers were doing.

However, I can't say I particularly like his "Rhine II" photograph, which to me is totally lacking in any artistic merit whatsoever, and that's not getting onto the issue of him retouching the photo to remove walkers and a factory..

Anyway, at the weekend I took some photographs which I think qualify in the boredom stakes: