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Selected catalogues and books


2006 Becher, Bernd and Hilla: Cooling Towers, Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press.

2006 Becher, Bernd and Hilla: Grain Elevators, Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press.

2006 Lange, Susanne: Bernd and Hilla Becher: Life and Work, Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press.

2004 Becher, Bernd and Hilla (eds.): Grundformen industrieller Bauten, Munich: Schirmer/Mosel Verlag.

2004 Becher, Bernd and Hilla (eds.): Typologien industrieller Bauten, K20 K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Munich: Schirmer/Mosel Verlag.

2004 Bernd and Hilla Becher, Centre national d’Art et de Culture George Pompidou, Paris: Editions du Centre Pompidou.

2004 Becher, Bernd and Hilla: Typologies of Industrial Buildings, Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press.

2002 Becher Bernd and Hilla / Lange, Susanne: Industrielandschaften, Munich: Schirmer/Mosel Verlag (English edition: Industrial Landscapes, Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press).

2002 Becher, Bernd and Hilla (eds.): Hochöfen, Munich: Schirmer/Mosel Verlag.

2001 Martina Doppe (ed.): Bernd und Hilla Becher. Fachwerkhäuser, Siegen: Museum für Kunst der Gegenwart.

2000 Becher, Bernd and Hilla (eds.): Zeche Hannibal, Munich: Schirmer/Mosel Verlag.

2000 Becher, Bernd and Hilla: Framework Houses, Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press.

1999 Becher, Bernd and Hilla / de Duve, Thierry: Basic Forms. Masters of Photography, Munich: Schirmer/Mosel Verlag.

1997 Becher, Bernd and Hilla: Fördertürme, Munich, Paris and London: Schirmer/Mosel Verlag.

1997 Conrath-Scholl, Gabriele / Ganteführer, Anne / Heckert, Virginia: August Sander, Karl Blossfeldt, Albert Renger-Patzsch, Bernd und Hilla Becher – Vergleichende Konzeptionen, Köln: Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur.

1995 Fineberg, Jonathan: Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall.

1994 Rosenblum, Naomi: A History of Women Photographers. Paris, London, New York: Abbeville Press Publishers.

1993 Phillips, Lisa: Photoplay: Obras De. Works from the Chase Manhattan Collection, New York: The Chase Manhattan Collection.

1993 Becher, Bernd and Hilla: Gasbehälter, Munich, Paris and London: Schirmer/Mosel Verlag.

1992 Garrels, Gary: Photography in Contemporary German Art: 1960 To The Present, Minneapolis: Walker Art Center.

1992 Adriani, Goetz:  El Mundo Imaginado:  Obras Sobre Papel del Arte Contemporaneo Aleman, Madrid: Goethe-Institut.

1992 New Jersey Collects: Photograph. Summit, New Jersey: New Jersey Center for Visual Arts.

1991 Freidus, Marc / Lingwood, James / Slemmons, Rod: Typologies: Nine Contemporary Photographers, Newport Beach: Newport Harbor Art Museum.

1991 Wheeler, Daniel: Art Since Mid-Century: 1945 to the Present, New York: The Vendome Press.

1991 Grundberg, Andy / Yankov, Edmund: Departures. Photography 1923-1990, New York: Independent Curators Incorporated.

1990 Becher, Bernd and Hilla: Blast Furnaces, Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press.

1990 Becher, Bernd and Hilla: Watertowers, Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press.

1990 German Photography:  Documentation and Introspection, Ridgefield, Connecticut: The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art

1990 Feldmann, E. Melissa: Signs of Life: Process and Materials, 1960-1990, Philadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania.

1990 Acconci, Vito / Rosenberg, Berry: Assembled: Works of Art Using Photography as a Construction Element, Dayton: The University Art Galleries, Wright State University.

1990 Klaus Bußmann (ed.): Tipologie, Typologien, Typologies, on behalf of Auswärtiges Amt Bonn, on the occasion of the XLIV Biennale in Venice.

1989 Watney, Simon: Departures:  Photography 1924-1989, New York: Hirschl & Adler Modern.

1989 Di Rivara, Castello (ed.): Sei Artists Tedeschi, Turin: Edizione Franz Paludetto.

1986 Bernd and Hilla Becher, Chuo-ku, Tokyo: Kamakura Gallery.

1985 Becher, Bernd and Hilla / Pagé, Susanne / Zdenek, Felix: Bernd und Hilla Becher: Fördertürme, Chevalements, Mineheads, Essen: Museum Folkwang, Paris: 1985 ARC/Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Liège: Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Liège

1980 Rosenblum, Robert: Explorations in the 70's, Pittsburgh:  Pittsburgh Plan for Art.

1977 Becher, Bernd and Hilla: Fachwerkhäuser des Siegener Industriegebietes, Munich:  Schirmer/Mosel Verlag.

1970 Becher, Bernd and Hilla: Anonyme Skulpturen. Eine Typologie technischer Bauten, Dusseldorf: Art-Press Verlag.


Selected articles


2003 Galloway, David. “Celebrating Industrial Landscapes” The International Herald Tribune, December 20.

2002 Ziegler, Ulf Erdmann. “The Bechers’ Industrial Lexicon” Art in America, June, pp. 93-101; 140-143.

2002 The Long Look. The Tate Magazine, Sept./Oct., No.1, pp. 74-79.

2001 Boudier, Laurent. “Le droit d’inventaire de Bernd et Hilla Becher.” Le Journal des Arts, No. 121, May 24.

1996 Baker, Kenneth. “Bechers’ Monuments to Industry.” San Francisco Chronicle, May 10.

1995 Calhoun, Catherine, "The Getty Bombshell." American Photo, March/April, pp. 20-22.

1995 Karmel, Pepe.  "The Next Logical Step in Industrial Scenes." The New York Times, March 31, p. C21.

1994 Codognato, Mario. "Collection: Attilio Codognato." Galeries, Spring, No. 59, pp. 90-97.

1994 Collins, Tom.  "Straight, No Chaser." Santa Fe Reporter, May 11-17, p. 23.

1994 Word of Mouth. Condé Nast Traveler, May, p. 56.

1994 Garrels, Gary.  "Bernd og Hilla Becher." Bild:  Fotografi i tysk samtidskunst, June, pp. 20-21.

1994 Adlmann, Jan Ernst. "Hilla and Bernd Becher." The, June, p. 57.

Bonetti, David. "Imposing Order on Chaos in Pop Culture." The San Francisco Examiner, July 8, pp. D5-D6.

1994 Baque, Dominique.  "De Hiroshima a Glooscap:  Identifications d'une Ville." Artpress, November, No. 196, pp. 40-49.

1993 Hagen, Charles.  "Making Industrial Buildings Look Like Butterflies." The New York Times,  Friday, Jan. 22, p. C15.

1993 Kimmelman, Michael.  "Dismantling Artistic Barriers." The New York Times, February 12, 
pp. C1- C24.

1993 New York:  German Photography. Flash Art News, Vol. XXVI, No.170, May/June, p. 99.

1993 Out of Sight at the Lisson. Flash Art News, Vol. XXVI, No. 170, May/June, p. 107.

1993 Villaespesa, Mar. "El Coleccionista O La Mirada Turbadora." Photovision, No. 24, pp. 17-44; 50.

1993 Bogard, Georges. "Reviews:  Permanent Installations of Contemporary Art." Canadian Art, Summer, pp. 68-71.

1993 Cameron, Dan.  "Gas Tanks, by Bernd & Hilla Becher." Bookforum, Artforum, XXXII, No. 4, Dec., p. 74.

1992 De Duve, Thierry. "Bernd et Hilla Becher ou La Photographie Monumentaire." Les Cahiers du Musee National d'Art Moderne, Spring, pp. 118-124.

1992 Grist for Camera Lens. The Los Angeles Times, April 16.

1992 Severin, Ingrid.  "Artifacts as Architecture: Photography of Another Space." Photography, Center Quarterly, #51, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp.12-13.

1992 Levy, Ellen, K.  "The Encyclopedic Impulse." Photography, Center Quarterly, #51, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 5-7.

1992 Goldberg, Vicki.  "Seven Thousand Pictures Are Better Than One." The New York Times, August 23, Section 2, pp. 25; 30.

1992 Hebdige, Dick.  "America Is an Old Country." Artforum, October, pp. 83-87.

1992 Foerstner, Abigail. "Exhibit Compares the Artistry of Ordinary Details." The Chicago Tribune, December 18., Sect. 7, pp. 98; 106.

1991 Levin, Kim.  "Collective Conscious:  Contemporary Sculpture Collaborations." Sculpture, Mar./Apr., pp. 34-39.

1991 Galloway, David. "Bernd and Hilla Becher: Kunstverein." Artnews, Januar, p.173.

1991 Grundberg, Andy.  "Without Sentimentality, The Work of 6 Germans." The New York Times, January 25, p. C15.

1991 Team Spirit:  Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art. Dialogue, Arts in the Midwest, Jan./Feb., p. 34.

1991 Cullinan, Helen. "Partnering for Artsy Mimickry. The Plain Dealer, February 23.

1991 Nemser, Rebecca. "Bernd & Hilla Becher. The Boston Phoenix, March 8.

1991 Wise, Kelly.  "Accessible and Remote Grids of Bernd and Hilla Becher." The Boston Globe, Wednesday, March 13.

1991 Rimanelli, David. "Six German Photographers, Sonnabend Gallery." Artforum, April, pp. 122-123.

1991 Decter, Joshua.  "Six German Photographers at Sonnabend Gallery." Arts Magazine, April, p. 100.

1991 Hirschhorn, Michael.  "Typologies:  The New Soup Cans." Esquire, July, pp. 20-21.

1991 Bonetti, David. "S.F. Dealers' Show of Shows." San Francisco Examiner, July 12, p. D2.

1991 Baker, Kenneth. "Fraenkel Settles Into Spacious New Digs." San Francisco Chronicle, July 30, p. E3.

1991 Schjeldahl, Peter. "Photos that never tell a lie." Elle Magazine, September, pp. 220; 222.

1991 Kohen, Helen, L.  "Team Work Showcases the Art of Coloration." The Miami Herald, September 19.

1991 Ripley, Deborah. "One Step From Death." Artscribe, Nov./Dec., pp. 126-27.