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ID: 500027822
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500027822

 

Record Type: Person
Becher, Bernd (German photographer, 1931-2007)

Note: Born 20 August 1931. Becher worked as a painter and decorator in Seigen, Germany from 1947 to 1950. From 1953 to 1956, Becher studied painting and lithography at the Staatliche Kunstakademie, Stuttgart, Germany. Becher studied typography at the Staatlichen Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf, from 1957 to 1961. In 1959 Becher began to work with Hilla Wobeser in Düsseldorf, Germany as freelance artistic and industrial photographers. In 1961 the Bechers married and began to develop a project of documentary photography of industrial constructions in the Netherlands. In 1974-1975 and 1977-1978, the Bechers photographed in Pennsylvania, United States. Since 1976, Bernd Becher has been a professor of photography at the Staatlichen Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf.

Names:
Becher, Bernd (preferred,V,index,LC)
Bernd Becher (V,display)
Becher, Bernhard (V)

Nationalities:
German (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer
lithographer
painter
teacher
typographer
architect

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Siegendorf im Burgenland (Burgenland, Austria) (inhabited place)
Died:  Rostock (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Dusseldorf (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany) (inhabited place)
active:   1953-1956  Stuttgart (Baden-Württemberg, Germany) (inhabited place)
active:   Pennsylvania (United States) (state)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
parent of ....  Becher, Max  
................  (German photographer and video artist, born 1964) [500330713]
partner in ....  Becher, Bernd and Hilla  
..................  (German photographers' partnership, established 1959) [500041221]
partner of ....  Becher, Hilla  
..................  (German photographer and professor, 1934-2015) [500116108]
spouse of ....  Becher, Hilla  
................  (German photographer and professor, 1934-2015) [500116108]
student of ....  Rössing, Karl  
..................  (Austrian painter, printmaker, and illustrator, born 1897) [500048154]
teacher of ....  Gursky, Andreas  
..................  (German photographer, born 1955) [500115262]
teacher of ....  Höfer, Candida  
..................  (German photographer, born 1944) [500116144]
teacher of ....  Ruff, Thomas  
..................  (German photographer, born 1958) [500110115]
teacher of ....  Struth, Thomas  
..................  (German photographer, born 1954) [500037064]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Becher, Bernd (I)

Biographies:
(German photographer, 1931-2007) ..... [VP Preferred]
(German, b. 1931 (also Bernd and Hilla Becher)) ..... [JPGM]
(Architectural photographer, 1931-) ..... [AVERY]
(German photographer, painter, lithographer, typographer and teacher; born Seigen (Germany), 1931) ..... [CCA]
(German painter, photographer, b.1931) ..... [BHA]
(German artist, born 1931) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(German architect, 1931-2007) ..... [AVERY]
(artist, 1931-2007) ..... [GRL]
(German artist, 1931-2007) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Becher, Bernd ........ [AVERY Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred, JPGM, VP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
............................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
............................  Gefter, Bernd Becher, New York Times (2007)
............................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-)
............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50006244
............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Becher, Bernhard ........ [BHA Preferred, CCA, GRL, JPGM, MoMA, VP]
..................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
..................................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-)
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50006244
Bernd Becher ........ [AVERY, CCA, MoMA Preferred, VP]
..........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, Gallery Systems, GRL, JPGM, MoMA, VP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
....................  Becher, Water Towers (1988)
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  CCA Photographers' Vertical Files (n.d.)
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50006244
....................  Gefter, Bernd Becher, New York Times (2007) obituary
....................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n50006244
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL7999084
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
....................  Naylor, Contemporary Photographers (1988)
....................  Who's Who in the Arts: Germany, Austria & Switzerland (1978)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
.......... CCA Photographers' Vertical Files (n.d.)
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Naylor, Contemporary Photographers (1988)
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