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Thomas Ruff (German, b.1958)
LOT ID: 81560
Jpeg, 2005

Digital Print, pigment print
48 х 36 in. (121.92 x 91.44 cm.)
Signed, and numbered verso
Edition of 45
Foundry/Publisher Edition Schellmann
Lot description
Thomas Ruff’s jpeg series, completed in 2007, expands images downloaded from the Internet to a large format scale, giving weight and magnitude to their individual pixels. By enhancing and accentuating the photos’ pixels, Ruff exposes the scaffolding of electronically generated photographs. Ruff's jpeg works are almost purely digital products, continuing the artist’s ceaseless exploration of the boundary between traditional photography and photography enabled by the digital age.
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  • Thomas Ruff

    Jpeg
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    (H 48, W 36) in.
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  • Thomas Ruff

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    (H 48, W 36) in.
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    Sold for: US$3,456
    Tuesday, July 06, 2010
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  • Thomas Ruff

    Jpeg wd01
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    (H 48, W 36) in.
    (121.9 x 91.4) cm.
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