Bernd and Hilla Becher - Anonyme Skulpturen - 1970

Description
Bernd and Hilla Becher - Anonyme Skulpturen - 1970
Art, Photography - Quantity: 1 - Dust jacket - Book

Art-Press Verlag, Dusseldorf. Wittenborn & Co, New York. 1970. Original first german edition, first printing.

First book by the Bechers. With the original dustjacket.

One of the most influential photobooks ever:
- Andrew Roth, Book of 101 Books, page 194/195
- Martin Parr, The Photobook, page 266

Hardback with full blue cloth and jacket. 217 x 280 mm (11 x 8 1/2 in). 216 pages. 194 black and white photographs. Jacket design by Karl Hanke. Text in english, french and german.

Condition:
Book from outside fresh with little flaw on the front cover (perhaps production fault, not dramatic). Book inside clean with no marks and no foxing; binding lightly broken before first blank page without negative consequence; pages all strong, lightly yellowed. Dustjacket used, but complete with only one little tear and no missing parts; yellowed. Overall very good condition.

Scarce.

"Anonyme Skulpturen" was published 1970 simultanously and identically in size, content and layout in three different editons (american, german, italian).

The Bechers - famous for: Water Towers, Blast Furnaces, Pennsylvania Coal Mine Tipples, Mineheads.

The Bechers - founder of "Becher-Class" or "Becher-School".

The Bechers - Teacher of Andreas Gursky, Thomas Struth , Candida Höfer , Thomas Struth and others.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Art, Photography
Author/ Illustrator
Bernd and Hilla Becher
Book Title
Anonyme Skulpturen
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1970
Edition
1st Edition
Language
German
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Art Press
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Extras
Dust jacket
Number of pages
216
Dimensions
280×217 mm
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