Candida Höfer, ‘New York Public Library V’, 1999, Sotheby's
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Candida Höfer

New York Public Library V, 1999

Chromogenic print
15 1/2 × 22 2/5 in
39.4 × 56.8 cm
Edition 3/6
This is part of a limited edition set.
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From Generation to Generation: Important Photographs from the Ames Collection

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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, ‘New York Public Library V’, 1999, Sotheby's
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From Generation to Generation: Important Photographs from the Ames Collection

The photographer's label, signed and dated in ink and with typed title and edition number, on the reverse, framed, a Sonnabend Gallery label on the reverse, no. 3 in an edition of 6.

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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

New York Public Library V, 1999

Chromogenic print
15 1/2 × 22 2/5 in
39.4 × 56.8 cm
Edition 3/6
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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