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Hilla Becher

[German Photographer, born in 1934]

• Relationships: Wife and collaborator of Bernd Becher.
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Original works by Hilla Becher available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
12 works online when last checked

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Broad Art Foundation

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

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

Hilla Becher in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

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
Cooling Towers

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

Tate Gallery, London, UK

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Blind Spot Magazine

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")

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteAnswers.com reference works  
See the "Photography Encyclopedia" entry, which is actually from The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (2005)

Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Tate Magazine
The Long Look: Michael Collins On Bernd And Hilla Becher

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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.            
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