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Thomas Demand

Nationalgalerie

Thomas Demand has a great name. Demand. Perfect. Thomas takes brilliant photographs. Thomas made my heart stop in the middle of Zwemmer’s on the Charing Cross Road on Wednesday. Thomas surprised me. Thomas’ very beautiful new book posed gracefully for me on my bed this morning. Thomas builds paper models based on images he has seen, moments from the past, snapshots from the media. Thomas then photographs these intricate reconstructions – works of art themselves – and shows them in galleries. Thomas is very talented. I bet Thomas is very handsome. Thomas, will you marry me?

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  1. December 13, 2009

    Looks like a book that I might have to get!

    • Le Fist #
      December 14, 2009

      It’s beautiful. The great thing is that all the pages fold in on themselves so that for a book of photographs there’s an illusion of there being none inside. Clever.

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