Museum Kunstpalast announces Candida Hofer exhibition

Museum Kunstpalast in Dusseldorf announces Candida Hofer an exhibition on view 14. September 2013 – 9. Februar 2014.

Together with Andreas Gursky, Thomas Ruff, Thomas Struth and Tata Ronkholz, Candida Höfer is among the first generation of Bernd Becher’s photography class at the Düsseldorf Academy of Art. Her works are characterised by cool objectivity, a precise grasp of details, and, above all, by a keen interest in structures and order in public spaces. Since her studies at the Düsseldorf Academy, the famous photographer Candida Höfer has been finding motifs in Düsseldorf time and again.

From autumn 2013 Museum Kunstpalast will be showing an exhibition concentrating for the first time on works created in Düsseldorf within a period of around four decades. The exhibition will be illuminating as much the development of the photographer as that of the city. Particularly interesting are the rare moments in which the artist returns to the same location, often years later, and takes up a motif once again – however, with a new gaze. A number of new works are being created especially for the exhibition, which will comprise approximately 100 works, and many of the existing photographs have never been shown to the public before.