eye of god

"The Eye of God - Recreating Andreas Gursky, Bahrain 1 (Google Earth Remix)" 2009

"As many young photographers, I always dreamt about flying around the world, visiting spectacular spots and places, just like Superstar Andreas Gursky does. So finally I decided to stop dreaming and just do It - in Google Earth."

"The Eye of God - Recreating Andreas Gursky, Bahrain 1 (Google Earth Remix)"

"Florian Freier uses Google Earth to digitally tinker with Andreas Gursky’s monumental photographs"
FRIEZE Magazine, Kito Nedo

"Talent leiht, Genie stiehlt. Für die Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe ein klarer Fall fürs Museum."
Monopol-Magazin, Sarah Elsing

"A clever hack allows one young photographer to recreate a famous work, minus the price tag"
Fast Company, Cliff Kuang

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(Mis)Understanding Photography - Works and Manifestos, Museum Folkwang, Essen; featuring "The Eye of God" (including Richard Prince, Thomas Ruff, Ed Ruscha, Zoe Leonard, Tacita Dean, Aneta Grzeszykowska, Christopher Williams, Wolfgang Tillmans, ...)
Catalogue: Folkwang/Steidl "(Mis)understanding Photography - Works and Manifestos" ISBN 978-3-869-30764-0

Déjà-vu? The Art of Repetition from Dürer to YouTube, Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, featuring "The Eye of God" Including works by Joseph Beuys, Mike Bidlo, Giorgio De Chirico, Lovis Corinth, Eugène Delacroix, Marcel Duchamp, Albrecht Dürer, Anselm Feuerbach, Francisco de Goya, Aneta Grzeszykowska, Henri Matisse, Peter Paul Rubens, Cindy Sherman, Thomas Struth, Elaine Sturtevant, and others.
Catalogue: Kerber Verlag "Déjà-vu? From Dürer to Youtube", Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Ariane Mensger und Wolfgang Ullrich. Featuring "The Eye of God (Google Earth Remix)" ISBN 978-3-866-78676-9

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