Ricardo Martinez | Widewalls | 15th October 2015
A few years ago, one of Gursky’s images became the most expensive photo ever sold at auction. It was a characteristic work – a hyper-real image taken from a height. His signature style is to use elevation, plus digital trickery, to distort visual depth cues. You cannot tell whether you are near or far – the image, often brimming with detail, is “being seen from nowhere”. A better but longer review is here.