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Bernd and Hilla Becher

Life and Work

by Susanne Lange

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Individual photographers,
  • Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial, etc,
  • Photography,
  • Germany,
  • Biography,
  • Subjects & Themes - Landscapes,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Photographers,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Photo Techniques,
  • History,
  • Architectural & Industrial,
  • Artists, Architects, Photographers,
  • Photography / Individual Photographer,
  • Photography, Industrial,
  • 20th century

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9525681M
    ISBN 100262122863
    ISBN 109780262122863

      Bernd and Hilla Becher's almost fifty-year collaboration constitutes the most important project in objective and conceptual photography today. With this volume, grain elevators join the list of building types documented by the Bechers in their book-length studies: water towers, blast furnaces, gas tanks, oil tanks, mineheads, frame houses, and Author: Bernd Becher. Hilla and Bernd Becher's cool, objective photographs of industrial structures have earned them a special position in international photography. 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 form in the United 5/5(8).

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: German, French and English. Notes: Catalog of an exhibition held at the Museum Folkwang Essen, Jan. Mar. 10, , the ARC/Musée d'art moderne de la ville de Paris, May 9-J , and the Musée d'art moderne de la ville de Liège, Sept. ,   The German photographer Bernd Becher, who has died at the age of 75 from complications during heart surgery, was famous for the vast collection of images of industrial structures he created with.

    Bernd Becher (–) and Hilla Becher (born ) met at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf and first collaborated in Starting in the late s, their work gained worldwide visibility via prominent exhibitions such as Documenta, Kassel, Germany; the Bienal de São Paulo; and the Venice Biennale.   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Author of Bernd & Hilla Becher, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Pennsylvania coal mine tipples, Field trips, Anonyme Skulpturen, .


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Bernd and Hilla Becher by Susanne Lange Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hilla and Bernd Becher's cool, objective photographs of industrial structures have earned them a special position in international photography. 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 form in the United /5(6).

Their work provides us with a rare opportunity to see how Bernd and Hilla Becher book & Hilla Becher: Life and Work, with 53 duotone plates and more than additional illustrations, is the first book to delve deeply into the sources and vision behind the evocative and Cited by: 9.

Bernd Becher (–) and Hilla Becher (–) worked together as photographers beginning in Founders of the internationally acclaimed Becher class at the Dusseldorf Art Academy, they have received numerous awards, including the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale and the Erasmus Award.

Robert Smithson / Bernd & Hilla Becher book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In Decemberthe American artist Robert Smiths 4/5(6). Bernd Becher has 24 books on Goodreads with ratings. Bernd Becher’s most popular book is Basic Forms Of Industrial Buildings.

Author/Artist etc.: becher bernd hilla. Photographs by Bernd and Hilla Becher. Framework Houses, their first book, was first published in and quickly went out of print. This MIT Press reprint is a superb reproduction of this masterful work.

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # Ninety n°1. Antoni Tapies / Hilla & Bernd Becher - Collectif by Collectif and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Hilla, born Hilla Wobeser, and Bernd, short for Bernhard, were born in Germany in the s, growing up under the shadow of World War II.

Architecture had a magnetic appeal to both of them from an early age. While mentoring under photographer Walter Eichgrün in Potsdam, Hilla’s first subjects were local buildings.

Hilla Becher was a German artist born in in Siegen, Germany. She was one half of a photography duo with her husband Bernd Becher. For forty years, they photographed disappearing industrial architecture around Europe and North America. They won the Erasmus Prize in and Hasselblad Award in for their work and roles as photography.

Bernd Becher (–) and Hilla Becher (–) worked together as photographers beginning in Founders of the internationally acclaimed Becher class at the Dusseldorf Art Academy, they have received numerous awards, including the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale and the Erasmus : Bernd Becher.

Bernd Becher, German photographer (born Aug. 20,Siegen, Ger.—died JRostock, Ger.), together with his wife, Hilla, depicted functional postindustrial structures—including water towers, steel mills, blast furnaces, and grain elevators—in black-and-white images that captured the stark elegance of the objects without romanticism or artistic.

Since the passing of Bernd Becher on Friday June 22ndI thought it appropriate to mention the book Bernd and Hilla Becher: Life and Work published by MIT Press. Both Bernd and Hilla were born at a time ( and respectively) where as teenagers they lived within a devastated post war Germany.

Hilla and Bernd Becher's cool, objective photographs of industrial structures have earned them a special position in international photography. 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 form in the United 5/5(6).

Bernd Becher and Hilla Becher, Bernd Becher in full Bernhard Becher, Hilla Becher née Wobeser, (respectively, born AugSiegen, Germany—died JRostock; born September 2,Potsdam, Germany—died OctoDüsseldorf), German photographers known for their straightforward black-and-white images of types of industrial.

Bernd and Hilla Becher aspired to direct the audience's attention away from the photograph, emphasizing the content rather than light, perspective, or other artistic choices, but in doing so created a school of photography that forced reconsideration both of the presentation of images and the preservation of the built environment.

Bernd and Hilla Becher: Life and Work, with 53 duotone plates and more than additional illustrations, is the first book to delve deeply into the sources and vision behind the evocative and melancholy beauty of the Bechers' work. It will be indispensable both as a reference for students of postwar German photography and as a guide for.

"Bernd and Hilla Becher: Life and Work", with 53 duotone plates and more than additional illustrations, is the first book to delve deeply into the sources and vision behind the evocative and melancholy beauty of the Bechers' work.

It will be indispensable both as a reference for students of postwar German photography and as a guide for /5(6). Bernd and Hilla Becher were two German photographers whose systematic documentation of their country’s industrial landscape has served as the basis for an entire school of contemporary photography.

View Bernd and Hilla Becher’s 1, artworks on artnet. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. Beginning in the early s, Bernd and Hilla Becher’s collaboration produced over two hundred photographic collections of industrial buildings, such as smokestacks, water towers, and factories.

Continuing Germany’s lineage of documentary photography, most notably August Sander’s portraits of the German public, the Bechers aligned the.

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Books: Typologies by Bernd and Hilla Becher. As both artists and teachers, Bernd and Hilla Becher are among the most important figures in postwar German photography. For the last thirty years, the artists have examined the dilapidated industrial architecture of Europe and North America, from water towers and blast furnaces to the surrounding workers’ houses.Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Bernd Becher books online.

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