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Hilla Becher

Hilla Becher met Bernd Becher at the Kunskatademie Düsseldorf and first collaborated in 1959, while working as freelance photographers. Their lifelong commitment has been the systematic documentation of industrial buildings, including water towers and cooling towers, blast furnaces, coal mines and steel mines, gas tanks, and grain elevators. Starting in the late '60s, their work gained worldwide visibility via exhibition in such venues as the George Eastman House, Rochester, New York; Institute...See more