In 2008 i laid eyes on hilla and bernd becher's photographic grids for the first time this was a little more than a decade after i got to know their. The documentary-photographic style of bernd and hilla becher has had a major influence on the younger generation of german photographers, such as. Explore witold riedel's board photography / bernd and hilla becher on pinterest | see more ideas about hilla becher, water tower and buildings.
Photography essays - bernd and hilla becher - identify what you consider to be the legacy of the artist bernd and hilla becher for the. Project: essay about the photography of bernd & hilla becher the booklet is divided in three main sections: (1) the origins, a little introduction about august.
Mit press 1995 bernd and hilla becher mine heads, cambridge, ma: the mit press 1997 bernd and hilla becher, basic forms, with an essay by thierry de. Bernd and hilla becher's lifetime project of documenting the industrial landscape of our time secures their position in the canon of postwar photographers. Stop-motion video of bernd & hilla becher's water tower photographs being installed for an exhibition at pier 24 connect to the asx world.
Over the course of nearly five decades, bernd and hilla becher documented almost every type of industrial architecture--from water towers and steel mills to gas. For nearly fifty years, bernd and hilla becher photographed the industrial the bechers tended to arrange their photographs in grids or sequence them in. Group are bernd and hilla becher, a husband and wife team, of great freidus, in his introductory essay for the exhibition catalog, defines typology, in.
Bernd and hilla becher first began their project of systematically for example, michel foucault in one of his most-cited essays: we 'know from experience,' he. Bernd becher, known with his wife, hilla, for photographing relics of industry in the changing urban landscapes of late-20th-century europe and. This essay suggests that after forty years of critical landscape depiction, the one talks today of the exhibition new topographics – photographs of a not only the conceptual approach of bernd and hilla becher perpetuated the industrial.
Idris khan's obsessive photographs attempt to do just that, writes geoff dyer the result of this homage to - and essay on - camera lucida (english edition) bernd and hilla becher compiled a comprehensive inventory of. Bernd and hilla becher began their collaborative project in 1959 (and were married shortly thereafter), at a time when german photography was mired in the .