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Candida Höfer

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Birthplace
Eberswalde, Germany

Birth year
1944

Lives in
Cologne

Works in
Cologne

Statement

Candida Höfer is a Germany photographer. She specialises in large-format photographs of empty interiors and social spaces that capture the "psychology of social architecture". Not purely architectural photographs, her rhythmically patterned images present a universe of interiors constructed by human intention, unearthing patterns of order, logic, and disruption imposed on these spaces by absent creators and inhabitants. Her photos of ornate, baroque interiors achieve images with extreme clarity and legibility while the camera maintains an observant distance, never getting too close to its subject.

Recent Exhibits

Candida Höfer participated in these exhibits:

Dec, 2013 House of Vettii
Koenig & Clinton
 
Oct, 2013 Weltreise. Kunst aus Deutschland unterwegs / Travelling the World. Art from Germany
ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art
 
Oct, 2013 TRAVELLING THE WORLD. Art from Germany Artworks from the ifa Collection, 1949 to the Present
ZKM Museum of Contemporary Art
 
Oct, 2013 La Grande Magia. Selected Works from the UniCredit Art Collection
MAMbo - Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna
 
Oct, 2013 Minimal Resistance - Between late modernism and globalisation: artistic practices during the 80s and 90s
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
 
Oct, 2013 One Foot in the Real World
Irish Museum of Modern Art
 
Click here to see all exhibits for Candida Höfer
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