Bernd and Hilla Becher

January 18, 2013–August 22, 2016, Dia:Beacon


Bernd and Hilla Becher

Bernd Becher was born in Siegen, Germany, in 1931. He died in Rostock, Germany, in 2007. Hilla Becher was born in Potsdam, Germany, in 1934. She died in Düsseldorf in 2015.

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Bernd & Hilla Becher: Pennsylvania Coal Mine Tipples

This book is devoted to the wooden mineheads of the eastern regions of Pennsylvania, which were photographed by Bernd and Hilla Becher in 1974–1975 and 1977–78.

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