Thomas Demand Thomas Demand

Thomas Demand

Born 1964 in Munich, Germany. Lives and works in Berlin.
Exhibition view: Thomas Demand: The Stutter of History, UCCA Edge, Shanghai (2022). Photo © UCCA


Thomas Demand trained as sculptor. His photographs are generally based on found press photographs. He builds elaborate models using colored paper and cardboard which he then photographs. Often the depicted images include oblique references to historically important sites or events.

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