Thomas Schutte is a contemporary artist from Germany. He works in a variety of media, from small figurative sculptures to large architectural installations. Schutte’s artworks also include watercolours, banners, photographs, monuments and flags. His creative output exhibits a preoccupation with human existence alongside everyday cultural, social, and political issues. Figuration often forms the focal point of his artistic expression. He is well known for his monumental work entitled Large Ghosts. This comprises three monumental figures cast in aluminium, which explore the human figure’s potential for expression.