Thomas Schütte (b. 1954 in Oldenburg, Germany) is one of the most acclaimed artists of his generation. He is best known for his sculptures, but his oeuvre spans a wide variety of techniques, styles and formats and includes installations, models, drawings and watercolours. Read more.
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