Candida Höfer, ‘Hanoi 1’, 2013, Richard Levy Gallery
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Candida Höfer

Hanoi 1, 2013

Digital C-print on Fuji Crystal Archive
12 1/2 × 9 1/2 in
31.8 × 24.1 cm
Edition 4/25
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Albuquerque
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Richard Levy Gallery
Albuquerque

Candida Höfer is known for her haunting images of impressive theaters, libraries, museums, palaces, …

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Candida Höfer
German, b. 1944
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In majestic large-format color photography, Candida Höfer captures the psychological residue left behind in empty public and institutional spaces. Höfer meticulously composes her shots, positioning herself symmetrically either in the center of rooms or along a diagonal that best reveals the space’s internal architecture. She prefers places that contain an institutional history, embodied either in texts or in structures, such as libraries, museums, and zoos. A member of the Dusseldorf School and former student of Bernd and Hilla Becher, Höfer is influenced by the legacy of conceptual and typological photography.

Candida Höfer, ‘Hanoi 1’, 2013, Richard Levy Gallery
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Richard Levy Gallery
Albuquerque

Candida Höfer is known for her haunting images of impressive theaters, libraries, museums, palaces, and other public spaces throughout the world. Devoid of people, her photographs focus solely on the grandiose architectural spaces that inspire awe to capture what she refers to as the "psychology of social …

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Candida Höfer
German, b. 1944
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In majestic large-format color photography, Candida Höfer captures the psychological residue left behind in empty public and institutional spaces. Höfer meticulously composes her shots, positioning herself symmetrically either in the center of rooms or along a diagonal that best reveals the space’s internal architecture. She prefers places that contain an institutional history, embodied either in texts or in structures, such as libraries, museums, and zoos. A member of the Dusseldorf School and former student of Bernd and Hilla Becher, Höfer is influenced by the legacy of conceptual and typological photography.

Candida Höfer

Hanoi 1, 2013

Digital C-print on Fuji Crystal Archive
12 1/2 × 9 1/2 in
31.8 × 24.1 cm
Edition 4/25
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
Location
Albuquerque
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