Bernd and Hilla Becher

(1959)

Bernd Becher

German (Siegen, Germany, 1931 - 2007, Rostock, Germany)

Hilla Becher

German (Potsdam, Germany, 1934)

Förderturm, ca. 1910, "Blaenserchan" Colliery, Pontypool, Südwales (Winding Tower, ca. 1910, "Blaenserchan" Colliery, Pontypool, South Wales), from the portfolio Industriebauten (Industrial Buildings)

1966
photograph | gelatin silver print
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  • Förderturm, ca. 1910,

    Bernd and Hilla Becher, Bernd Becher, Hilla Becher, Förderturm, ca. 1910, "Blaenserchan" Colliery, Pontypool, Südwales (Winding Tower, ca. 1910, "Blaenserchan" Colliery, Pontypool, South Wales), from the portfolio Industriebauten (Industrial Buildings), 1966; gelatin silver print, 7 5/8 in. x 6 1/16 in. (19.37 cm x 15.4 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Purchase; © Bernd and Hilla Becher


7 5/8 in. x 6 1/16 in. (19.37 cm x 15.4 cm)
Acquired 1981
Collection SFMOMA
Purchase
© Bernd and Hilla Becher
81.185.2

Tags

industry, wheels, structures, engineering, tower, energy, machine, industrial


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