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[German Photographer, born in 1934]
Hilla Becher Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)
Guggenheim Museum, New York City
2 works online
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice NEW!
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Broad Art Foundation
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Haus der Kunst, Munich (mostly in German)
Images from a 2004 exhibition
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "B"
Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
Water Towers (Cylindrical)
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas
5 photographs online (click "next image" to scroll through photographs)
MUMOK - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
(You need to click the "right" arrow eight times)
Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Nevada Museum of Art, Reno
Information about a 2009-2010 exhibition: The Grid - Bernd and Hilla Becher
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
S.M.A.K. (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst), Ghent, Belgium
Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art, Amsterdam
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Additional Image Search Tools:Miscellaneous Sites:
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Blind Spot MagazineArticles and Reference Sites:
Deutsche Börse Group Art Collection, Frankfurt, Germany
The Sender Collection, New York
A private lending collection of Minimal and Conceptual Art
(Get past the splash page, then click "Artists")
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
The Long Look: Michael Collins On Bernd And Hilla Becher
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
|Look Inside Books:||Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.|| |
|Search Inside Books:||Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.|
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.