The work of Candida Höfer, like that of Andreas Gursky, Axel Hütte, or Thomas Struth, is closely tied to the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf and the teachings of Bernd and Hilla Becher. _x005F_x000D_ The exhibition features large-format interiors of libraries and corridors of monasteries and Benedictine abbeys in Austria, aside from a photograph of Linz State Theater. The absence of human figures makes the architecture stand out even more, and the apparent austerity _x005F_x000D_ of her images conceals a complex reading of the buildings in relation to their _x005F_x000D_ current uses and functions.
The Space, the Detail, the Image
Candida Höfer at Helga de Alvear
The prominent German photographer Candida Höfer (Eberswalde, 1944) presents a solo exhibition at Galería Helga de Alvear in Madrid, where two photographic projections by the artist are shown for the first time.