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Candida Höfer

Universitätsbibliothek, 2002

Two set of two chromogenic prints on photo paper flush-mounted to forex board
24 × 24 in
61 × 61 cm
Edition of 45 + 10 AP
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Toronto
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This diptych is a classic example of Höfer's work. The architectural and decorative details of …

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Hand-signed by artist, Signed “H.C.” by the artist in black ink on a label affixed to the reverse
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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.

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This diptych is a classic example of Höfer's work. The architectural and decorative details of this grand library, specifically the arches on each floor, create a pattern that approaches abstraction. Her photographs investigate the forms and structures of spaces, as well as their details. This approach leads her …

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Very good condition.
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Hand-signed by artist, Signed “H.C.” by the artist in black ink on a label affixed to the reverse
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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

Universitätsbibliothek, 2002

Two set of two chromogenic prints on photo paper flush-mounted to forex board
24 × 24 in
61 × 61 cm
Edition of 45 + 10 AP
.
Sold
Location
Toronto
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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