Saturday, 28 November 2015

Thomas Struth on Chinese Buddhist Sculpture (Metropolitan Museum NY)



Thomas Struth on Chinese buddhist Sculpture

"It seems to be much easier to identify with this moment of stillness than with Jesus on the cross"


Thomas Struth, born in 1954, is a German photographer. He currently lives and works in Berlin.
Thomas Struth (German, born Geldern, 1954). The Restorers at San Lorenzo Maggiore, Naples, 1988. Chromogenic print; image: 46 7/8 × 62 7/8 in. (119.1 × 159.7 cm), frame: 48 × 63 in. (121.9 × 160 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Vital Projects Fund Inc. Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel; Alfred Stieglitz Society Gifts; Jennifer Saul Gift; Gift of Dr. Mortimer D. Sackler, Theresa Sackler and Family; and Gary and Sarah Wolkowitz Gift, 2010 (2010.121) © Thomas Struth

1 comment:

Yan Hu said...

beautiful statues :)