Hilla Becher 1935 to 2015

October 15, 2015 — Leave a comment

Maybe one of the most influential photographers (along with her late husband Bernard) to have lived in the modern era….

“They are best known for their extensive series of photographic images, or typologies, of industrial buildings and structures, often organised in grids. As the founders of what has come to be known as the ‘Becher school’ they influenced generations of documentary photographers and artists. They have been awarded the Erasmus Prize and the Hasselblad Award.”  via https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernd_and_Hilla_Becher

Obituraries here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/15/arts/hilla-becher-photographer-who-chronicled-industrial-scenery-dies-at-81.html?_r=0

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2015/oct/15/hilla-becher

 

Screen shot 2015-10-15 at 5.21.19 PM

Via the New York Times and Sonnabend Gallery

 

Via MOMA.org

Via MOMA.org

Hilla Becher 1935 to 2015

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