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.
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.
"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.
- Number of Books
- Art, Photography
- Author/ Illustrator
- Bernd and Hilla Becher
- Book Title
- Anonyme Skulpturen
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Art Press
- Binding/ Material
- Dust jacket
- Number of pages
- 280×217 mm