[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1435755692936{padding-top: 20% !important;padding-bottom: 30% !important;}” parallax_speed=”0.5″ bg_type=”image” bg_grad=”background: -webkit-gradient(linear, left top, left bottom, color-stop(0%, #FBFBFB), color-stop(50%, #E3E3E3), color-stop(100%, #C2C2C2));background: -moz-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -webkit-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -o-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -ms-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);” parallax_style=”vcpb-default” bg_image_new=”152039″ bg_image_repeat=”no-repeat” bg_image_size=”cover” bg_img_attach=”fixed” parallax_sense=”30″ bg_override=”0″ full_width_row=”false”][vc_column width=”1/1″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1435755861393{margin-top: 8% !important;margin-bottom: 8% !important;}” parallax_speed=”0.5″ bg_type=”theme_default” bg_grad=”background: -webkit-gradient(linear, left top, left bottom, color-stop(0%, #FBFBFB), color-stop(50%, #E3E3E3), color-stop(100%, #C2C2C2));background: -moz-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -webkit-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -o-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -ms-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);” parallax_style=”vcpb-default” bg_image_repeat=”no-repeat” bg_image_size=”cover” bg_img_attach=”fixed” parallax_sense=”30″ bg_override=”0″][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]Candida Höfer is a photographer known for her large-format images of architectural interiors. After completing studies at the Cologne Werkschule, she enrolled in the Düsseldorf School of Art, where she was taught by Bernd and Hilla Becher.

For several decades Candida Höfer made architectural “portraits” of numerous treasure-houses across the world: the Louvre, Uffizi Gallery, the Royal Portuguese Library in Rio de Janeiro, La Scala opera-house in Milan, and many others.

Each of the interiors Höfer captures exists in a number of socio-cultural and historical contexts simultaneously; their current look has been shaped over years of long cultural and architectural history. By drawing us into the inaccessible, strange and ‘private’ life of public spaces and breaking through our inherent difficulties in the perception of architecture, Candida Höfer’s photographs return to public spaces the aura of unique works of art.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1435756849764{margin-top: 5% !important;margin-bottom: 5% !important;padding-right: 5% !important;padding-left: 5% !important;}” full_width_row=”false” parallax_speed=”0.5″ bg_type=”theme_default” bg_grad=”background: -webkit-gradient(linear, left top, left bottom, color-stop(0%, #FBFBFB), color-stop(50%, #E3E3E3), color-stop(100%, #C2C2C2));background: -moz-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -webkit-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -o-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -ms-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);” parallax_style=”vcpb-default” bg_image_repeat=”no-repeat” bg_image_size=”cover” bg_img_attach=”fixed” parallax_sense=”30″ bg_override=”0″ equal_height=”true”][vc_column width=”5/6″][vc_single_image image=”152042″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″ full_width_row=”false” fixed=”true” parallax_speed=”0.5″][vc_column_text]Candida Höfer Deutsche Oper am Rhein Dusseldorf I 2012
C-print paper: 70 7/8 x 99 7/16 inches (180 x 252.5 cm)
framed: 72 7/16 x 101 inches (184 x 256.5 cm)
edition of 6 with 3 APs

© Candida Höfer, Köln / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn Courtesy: Sean Kelly, New York[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1435757078871{margin-top: 5% !important;margin-bottom: 5% !important;padding-right: 5% !important;padding-left: 5% !important;}” parallax_speed=”0.5″ bg_type=”theme_default” bg_grad=”background: -webkit-gradient(linear, left top, left bottom, color-stop(0%, #FBFBFB), color-stop(50%, #E3E3E3), color-stop(100%, #C2C2C2));background: -moz-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -webkit-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -o-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -ms-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);” parallax_style=”vcpb-default” bg_image_repeat=”no-repeat” bg_image_size=”cover” bg_img_attach=”fixed” parallax_sense=”30″ bg_override=”0″ equal_height=”true”][vc_column width=”5/6″][vc_single_image image=”152044″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″ fixed=”true” parallax_speed=”0.5″][vc_column_text]Candida Höfer Schauspielhaus Dusseldorf I 2012
C-print paper: 70 7/8 x 100 1/4 inches (180 x 254.6 cm)
framed: 72 7/16 x 101 13/16 inches (184 x 258.6 cm)
edition of 6 with 3 APs

© Candida Höfer, Köln / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn Courtesy: Sean Kelly, New York[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1435756936535{margin-top: 5% !important;margin-bottom: 5% !important;padding-right: 5% !important;padding-left: 5% !important;}” parallax_speed=”0.5″ bg_type=”theme_default” bg_grad=”background: -webkit-gradient(linear, left top, left bottom, color-stop(0%, #FBFBFB), color-stop(50%, #E3E3E3), color-stop(100%, #C2C2C2));background: -moz-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -webkit-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -o-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -ms-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);” parallax_style=”vcpb-default” bg_image_repeat=”no-repeat” bg_image_size=”cover” bg_img_attach=”fixed” parallax_sense=”30″ bg_override=”0″ equal_height=”true” full_width_row=”false”][vc_column width=”5/6″][vc_single_image image=”152045″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″ fixed=”true” parallax_speed=”0.5″][vc_column_text]Candida Höfer Benrather Schloss Dusseldorf V 2011
C-print paper: 70 7/8 x 56 7/8 inches (180 x 144.2 cm)
framed: 72 7/16 x 58 3/8 inches (184 x 148.2 cm)
edition of 6 with 3 APs.

© Candida Höfer, Köln / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn Courtesy: Sean Kelly, New York[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1435756404588{margin-top: 5% !important;margin-bottom: 5% !important;padding-right: 5% !important;padding-left: 5% !important;}” parallax_speed=”0.5″ bg_type=”theme_default” bg_grad=”background: -webkit-gradient(linear, left top, left bottom, color-stop(0%, #FBFBFB), color-stop(50%, #E3E3E3), color-stop(100%, #C2C2C2));background: -moz-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -webkit-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -o-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -ms-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);” parallax_style=”vcpb-default” bg_image_repeat=”no-repeat” bg_image_size=”cover” bg_img_attach=”fixed” parallax_sense=”30″ bg_override=”0″ equal_height=”true”][vc_column width=”5/6″][vc_single_image image=”152041″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″ fixed=”true” parallax_speed=”0.5″][vc_column_text]Candida Höfer Dominikanerkirche Sankt Andreas Dusseldorf II 2011
C-print paper: 70 7/8 x 87 15/16 inches (180 x 223.3 cm)
framed: 72 7/16 x 89 1/2 inches (184 x 227.3 cm)
edition of 6 with 3 APs


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© Candida Höfer, Köln / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn Courtesy: Sean Kelly, New York[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1435756410685{margin-top: 5% !important;margin-bottom: 5% !important;padding-right: 5% !important;padding-left: 5% !important;}” parallax_speed=”0.5″ bg_type=”theme_default” bg_grad=”background: -webkit-gradient(linear, left top, left bottom, color-stop(0%, #FBFBFB), color-stop(50%, #E3E3E3), color-stop(100%, #C2C2C2));background: -moz-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -webkit-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -o-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -ms-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);” parallax_style=”vcpb-default” bg_image_repeat=”no-repeat” bg_image_size=”cover” bg_img_attach=”fixed” parallax_sense=”30″ bg_override=”0″ equal_height=”true”][vc_column width=”5/6″][vc_single_image image=”152040″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″ fixed=”true” parallax_speed=”0.5″][vc_column_text]Candida Höfer Benrather Schloss Dusseldorf I 2011
C-print paper: 70 7/8 x 56 1/2 inches (180 x 143.4 cm)
framed: 72 7/16 x 58 inches (184 x 147.4 cm)
edition of 6 with 3 APs

© Candida Höfer, Köln / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn Courtesy: Sean Kelly, New York[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1435756418369{margin-top: 5% !important;margin-bottom: 5% !important;padding-right: 5% !important;padding-left: 5% !important;}” parallax_speed=”0.5″ bg_type=”theme_default” bg_grad=”background: -webkit-gradient(linear, left top, left bottom, color-stop(0%, #FBFBFB), color-stop(50%, #E3E3E3), color-stop(100%, #C2C2C2));background: -moz-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -webkit-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -o-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -ms-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);” parallax_style=”vcpb-default” bg_image_repeat=”no-repeat” bg_image_size=”cover” bg_img_attach=”fixed” parallax_sense=”30″ bg_override=”0″ equal_height=”true”][vc_column width=”5/6″][vc_single_image image=”152045″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″ fixed=”true” parallax_speed=”0.5″][vc_column_text]Candida Höfer Benrather Schloss Du?sseldorf V 2011
C-print paper: 70 7/8 x 56 7/8 inches (180 x 144.2 cm)
framed: 72 7/16 x 58 3/8 inches (184 x 148.2 cm)
edition of 6 with 3 APs

© Candida Höfer, Köln / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn Courtesy: Sean Kelly, New York[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1435756425479{margin-top: 5% !important;margin-bottom: 5% !important;padding-right: 5% !important;padding-left: 5% !important;}” parallax_speed=”0.5″ bg_type=”theme_default” bg_grad=”background: -webkit-gradient(linear, left top, left bottom, color-stop(0%, #FBFBFB), color-stop(50%, #E3E3E3), color-stop(100%, #C2C2C2));background: -moz-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -webkit-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -o-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -ms-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);” parallax_style=”vcpb-default” bg_image_repeat=”no-repeat” bg_image_size=”cover” bg_img_attach=”fixed” parallax_sense=”30″ bg_override=”0″ equal_height=”true”][vc_column width=”5/6″][vc_single_image image=”152039″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″ fixed=”true” parallax_speed=”0.5″][vc_column_text]Candida Höfer Benrather Schloss Du?sseldorf IV 2011
C-print paper: 70 7/8 x 96 7/8 inches (180 x 246 cm)
framed: 72 7/16 x 98 7/16 inches (184 x 250 cm)
edition of 6 with 3 APs

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