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Discover book depositorys huge selection of hilla becher books online. Bernd becher and hilla becher 2000 a new edition of the first book by photographers bernd and hilla becher, featuring framework houses of the siegen region of germany. Bernd and hilla becher s photography can be considered conceptual art, typological study, and topological. She was one half of a photography duo with her husband bernd becher. Industrial landscapes the mit press bernd becher, hilla becher on. Photographs by bernd and hilla becher of industrial structures amid their natural surroundings. Hilla becher has 23 books on goodreads with 499 ratings. Their unique genre, which falls somewhere between topological documentation and conceptual art, is in line with the aesthetics of such earlytwentiethcentury masters of german photography as karl blossfeldt, germaine krull, albert rengerpatzsch, and august sander. Bernd and hilla becher aspired to direct the audiences attention away from the photograph, emphasizing the content rather than light, perspective, or other artistic choices, but in doing so created a school of. Bernd and hilla becher s lifetime project of documenting the indust. Hilla becher was a german artist born in 1931 in siegen, germany. Hilla and bernd becher s cool, objective photographs of industrial structures have earned them a special position in international photography. During their 40year career bernd and hilla becher created an invaluable photographic encyclopedia of industrial structures.

They were lifelong german conceptual artists and photographers who worked as a collaborative duo. Pursuing the concept of typology, they kept focusing on the. Life and work, with 53 duotone plates and more than 200 additional illustrations, is the first book to delve deeply into the sources and vision behind the evocative and melancholy beauty of the bechers work. Industrial facades hardcover february 1, 1995 by hilla becher author, bernd becher author. Bernd becher and hilla becher german photographers. The more than two hundred striking duotone plates in hilla and bernd becher s industrial facades continue the famousd. Hilla and bernd bechers cool, objective photographs of industrial structures have earned them a special position in international photography.

Hilla and bernd bechers cool, objective photographs of industrial structures have. An encyclopedic collection of all known becher industrial studies, arranged by building type. Hilla becher s most popular book is basic forms of industrial buildings. For over 40 years, bernd and hilla becher photographed the architecture of industrialisation. Hilla becher met bernd becher at the kunskatademie dusseldorf and first collaborated in 1959, while working as freelance photographers. They are best known for their extensive series of photographic images, or typologies, of industrial buildings and structures, often organised in grids. With this volume, grain elevators join the list of building types documented by the bechers in their book length studies. Life and work, with 53 duotone plates and more than 200 additional illustrations, is the first book to delve deeply into the sources and vision behind the evocative and melancholy. Their work provides us with a rare opportunity to see how we see. Bernd becher 19312007 and hilla becher 19342015 worked together as photographers beginning in 1959. Over the course of nearly five decades, bernd and hilla becher docume.

Industrial landscapes by bernd becher, hilla becher. Online shopping from a great selection at books store. The german artist, one half of one of the most important photographic duos in modern times, was taking part in paris photo platform, a series. With her husband bernd, hilla becher photographed industrial buildings and the two displayed them in grid formats hilla becher is the author of typolog. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2, or 3 months new customers receive 15% off your. As the founders of what has come to be known as the becher school or the dusseldorf school they influenced generations of documentary photographers and artists. Founders of the internationally acclaimed becher class at the. Pursuing the concept of typology, they kept focusing on the same subjects over and over again to reveal constants and variations. Their lifelong commitment has been the systematic documentation of industrial buildings, including water towers and cooling towers, blast furnaces, coal mines and steel mines, gas tanks, and grain elevators.

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Founders of the internationally acclaimed becher class at the dusseldorf art academy, they have received numerous awards, including the golden lion at the 1990 venice biennale. In december 1968, the american artist robert smiths. Bernhard bernd becher, and hilla becher, nee wobeser, were german conceptual artists and photographers working as a collaborative duo. Although their work is widely collected by american dealers and institutions and shown in new york galleries, this is the first time that it has been published in book. Hilla becher interviewed at paris photo photography. Bernd and hilla becher have profoundly influenced the international photography world over the past several decades. About the author bernd and hilla becher have collaborated since 1959. Their work became better known in the united states with the publication of their book anonyme. Bernd and hilla bechers photography can be considered conceptual art, typological study, and topological documentation. The photographic comportment of bernd and hilla becher tate. Bernd and hilla becher photography, bio, ideas theartstory. Basic forms masters of the camera by becher, bernd, becher, hilla and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Life and work, with 53 duotone plates and more than 200 additional illustrations, is the first book to delve deeply into the sources and vision behind the.

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