Fine. The catalogue for an exhibition of the Becher's grids of mineheads, watertowers, blast furnaces, framework houses, cooling towers, etc. The show opened at the Venice Biennale in 1990 and later traveled to Germany and the US. Photographs by Bernd and Hilla Becher; preface by Klaus Bussman. Unpaginated [64 pages]; 26 full-page and one full-spread duo-toned b&w plates with a grid of 9, 12 or 15 images per plate; 11.5 x 11.5 inches. Exhibitions list. Text in English, German, Italian. Ships with del.
Very good. Preface by Klaus Bussmann 30 pages of black & white photographs. Large, square 8vo, stiff, glossy pictorial wrappers. Munchen: Schirmer/Mosel, (1990). A very good copy. Text in Italian, English and German.
(BECHER, BERND & HILLA). Celant, Germano & Sebastian Adler. BERND AND HILLA BECHER. La Jolla, CA: La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, 1974. First Edition. Small Square 4to. Stapled Pictorial Wrappers. Photography Monograph. Near Fine. np (40pp), profusely illustrated in b&w. Designed by Frye & Smith, Ltd. Published in conjunction with a 1974 La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art exhibition, this is the austerely designed catalogue that accompanied the first American retrospective of photographic work of architectural typologies by the pioneering German husband and wife collaborators Bernd and Hilla Becher. A handsome example (entry No. 31 in the "ephemera et catalogues" bibliography of Antoine de Beaupre and Jean-Christophe Blaser's "Bernd und Hilla Becher: Printed Matter 1964/2013") showing just a bit of light overall wear and handling. LC 74-76639 Inventory Number: 020116.
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