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Author: Bernd Becher; Hilla Becher
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Bechers' industrial vision has become an essential part of the way we see today; their head-on, deadpan photographs of pithead gear, water towers, and blast furnaces have for more than 30 years expressed a serenely cool, rigorous approach that reduces the individual structures they photograph to variations on an ideal form. In this, their latest work, the Bechers present four principally different forms of gas  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernd Becher; Hilla Becher
ISBN: 026202361X 9780262023610
OCLC Number: 27768470
Language Note: Text in English with section headings in German, English and French.
Description: 9, 102 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 29 cm
Other Titles: Gasbehälter.
Responsibility: Bernd & Hilla Becher.

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Presents different forms of gas holders or gas tanks in 140 photographs taken during the years 1963-1992 in Britain, France, Belgium, Germany, and the United States. The subjects are photographed  Read more...

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" The Bechers erect typologies of form that challenge the traditional meanings of art, architecture, and photography. "-- Andy Grundberg, The New York Times " The Bechers' photographs possess a Read more...

 
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