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Candida Höfer

Teatro Mercadante Napoli II 2009, 2009

C-print
70 7/8 × 89 3/8 in
180 × 227 cm
Edition of 6 + 3AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
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© Candida Höfer, Köln / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
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.

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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

Teatro Mercadante Napoli II 2009, 2009

C-print
70 7/8 × 89 3/8 in
180 × 227 cm
Edition of 6 + 3AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
location
New York, Taipei
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