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    My father did advertising photography.
    — Andreas Gursky
    A word is worth a thousand images.
    — Andreas Gursky
    tags: worth 
     
    I pursue one goal the encyclopaedia of life.
    — Andreas Gursky
    tags: goal 
     
    We are alone on this planet. It's not a choice. Here we are. This is what everyone has to deal with.
    — Andreas Gursky
    tags: choice  alone 
     
    My preference for clear structures is the result of my desire - perhaps illusory - to keep track of things and maintain my grip on the world.
    — Andreas Gursky
    tags: desires  world 
     
    Any claims on the truth in my pictures are only to be answered in the sense that a particular event did in fact happen and did take place in the here and now.
    — Andreas Gursky
    tags: truth  facts 
     
    I am never interested in the individual, but in the human species and its environment.
    — Andreas Gursky
    tags: human  environment 
     
    Since the photographic medium has been digitized, a fixed definition of the term photography has become impossible.
    — Andreas Gursky
    I stand at a distance, like a person who comes from another world.
    — Andreas Gursky
    tags: people  world 
     
    In retrospect I can see that my desire to create abstractions has become more and more radical. Art should not be delivering a report on reality, but should be looking at what's behind something.
    — Andreas Gursky
    tags: desires  reality  radical 
     
    Maybe to try to understand not just that we are living in a certain building or in a certain location, but to become aware that we are living on a planet that is going at enormous speed through the universe. For me it's more a synonym. I read a picture not for what's really going on there, I read it more for what is going on in our world generally.
    — Andreas Gursky
    tags: living  world  read  universe 
     
    Vision is an intelligent form of thought
    — Andreas Gursky
    tags: thoughts  vision 
     
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