Bernd and Hilla Becher, Cooling Towers, 1983

Images of Bernd and Hilla Becher, Cooling Towers

Twelve black-and-white photographs of tower-like structures are arranged in three rows. Each is slightly different in form and style, but similarities can be identified.
Bernd and Hilla Becher, Bernd: German, 1931–2007; Hilla: German, 1934–2015
Cooling Towers, 1983
Gelatin silver prints
Twelve parts, each: 20 × 16 in. (50.8 × 40.6 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gerald S. Elliott Collection, 1995.31.a-l

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago