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Bernd & Hilla Becher 
Ten Boer, NL 
[Lime kilns] 
1968 
  
Gelatin silver print 
30 x 40.7 cm 
  
Bassenge Photography Auctions 
Auction 110, 19th - 21st Century Photography, 6 December 2017, Lot: 4112 
  
 
LL/78561 
  
This and the following work are part of the Bechers' series they took in Holland depicting lime kilns. From the start they had imagined their work to include industrial structures in other countries in addition to Germany, making it a truly encompassing project.
 
Lit.: Bernd & Hilla Becher. Steinwerke und Kalköfen. Munich 2013, ill. plate 4. Susanne Lange. Was wir tun, ist letztlich Geschichten erzählen... Bernd und Hilla Becher. Eine Einführung in Leben und Werk. Munich 2005, ill. plate 44, p. 161. 
 

 
  
 
  
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