Dickensian: Bernd and Hilla Becher's Mine Head. Photograph: Bernd + Hilla Becher/Sprueth Magers

Lost world: Bernd and Hilla Becher's legendary industrial photographs

Bernd et Hilla Becher sont un couple de photographes allemands qui depuis les années 50 photographient des bâtiments industriels comme des puits de mines, des chateaux d’eaux, des usines ou des silos à grains. Leur particularité est de toujours les photographier avec la même lumière ( ciel couvert ), le même cadrage ( frontal et …

Les typologies photographiques de Bernd et Hilla Becher

Bernd et Hilla Becher sont un couple de photographes allemands qui depuis les années 50 photographient des bâtiments industriels comme des puits de mines, des chateaux d’eaux, des usines ou des silos à grains. Leur particularité est de toujours les photographier avec la même lumière ( ciel couvert ), le même cadrage ( frontal et …

Photographic Typologies: The Study of Types

Photographic Typologies: The Study of Types

German photographer couple, Bernd & Hilla Becher’s water tower series is fantastic. I love it when artists take something industrial & utilitarian and transform it to be so completely gorgeous. Plus there’s a really nice graininess…something delightfully

© Noémie Goudal - Observatoires These are really great! Reminiscent of Bernd & Hilla Becher’s work

© Noémie Goudal - Observatoires These are really great! Reminiscent of Bernd & Hilla Becher’s work

Bernd and Hilla Becher, Bernd Becher, Hilla Becher, Förderturm, 1920, Fosse "Dutemple," Valenciennes, Nordfrankreich (Winding tower, 1920, Fosse "Dutemple, " Valenciennes, North France), from the portfolio Industriebauten (Industrial Buildings)  , San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1967

Bernd and Hilla Becher, Bernd Becher, Hilla Becher, Förderturm, 1920, Fosse "Dutemple," Valenciennes, Nordfrankreich (Winding tower, 1920, Fosse "Dutemple, " Valenciennes, North France), from the portfolio Industriebauten (Industrial Buildings) , San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1967

Bernd & Hilla Becher - The German artists Bernd and Hilla Becher, who began working together in 1959 and married in 1961, are best known for their "typologies"—grids of black-and-white photographs of variant examples of a single type of industrial structure. To create these works, the artists traveled to large mines and steel mills, and systematically photographed the major structures

Bernd et Hilla Becher

Bernd & Hilla Becher - The German artists Bernd and Hilla Becher, who began working together in 1959 and married in 1961, are best known for their "typologies"—grids of black-and-white photographs of variant examples of a single type of industrial structure. To create these works, the artists traveled to large mines and steel mills, and systematically photographed the major structures

Bernd & Hilla Becher - Photography. As a more manual artist, Viktor would be the author of his own works of art; nonetheless, I can see him being interested by the geometry and beauty of these black-and-white photographs.

Les typologies photographiques de Bernd et Hilla Becher

Bernd & Hilla Becher - Photography. As a more manual artist, Viktor would be the author of his own works of art; nonetheless, I can see him being interested by the geometry and beauty of these black-and-white photographs.

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