Bernd and Hilla Becher : life and work / Susanne Lange ; translated by Jeremy Gaines

Author(s): Lange, Susanne
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Subjects: Photographers--Germany--Biography
Photography, Industrial--Germany--History--20th century
Becher, Bernd, 1931-2007
Becher, Hilla
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, German (translated from), Translation from German
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2007
LC Classification: T, TR
Physical Description: 247p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm
Alternate Title(s): Bernd und Hilla Becher.
Notes: LCCN: 2006044860
ISBN: 0262122863
ISBN: 9780262122863
Contents: Biographical notes -- The image of industry -- Early documentation projects and industrial photographs -- The spread of industrial architecture and the aesthetics of the functional -- Bernd and Hilla Becher's photographic techniques and methods -- Chronology of the Oeuvre -- Systematic photographic documentation -- Typologies and comparative juxtapositions -- Work groups and families of objects -- Presentation forms--exhibitions and publications -- Traditions in photographic history -- Appendix: the Becher School--a preliminary attempt at classification -- Plates -- Source material and interviews -- Hilla Becher's notes from her travels -- Hilla Becher: documenting a photographic industry history by photography -- Interviews with Bernd and Hilla Becher (with Michael Köhler, James Lingwood, Susanne Lange, and Heinz-Norbert Jocks) -- List of exhibitions
Translated from the German
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-247)
OCLC Number: 65205164
ISBN/ISSN: 0262122863