Collection Artwork
Bernd Becher (Siegen, Germany, 1931 – 2007, Rostock, Germany)
Hilla Becher (Potsdam, Germany, 1934 – 2015, Düsseldorf, Germany)
Coal Mine, Diergardt, Rheinhausen, Ruhr District [from Walls and Conduits]
1964, printed 1991
duotone offset photolithograph
frame size: 25 x 19 7/8 x 7/8 in.
paper size: 24 7/8 x 19 3/4 in.
image size: 15 7/8 x 12 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
photographed in Rheinhausen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, Europe
2018.38.444.12
30/100
Signed in each artist’s hand, paper verso, lower center: Hilla Becher / Bernd Becher
Inscribed, paper verso, lower left: XII
Inscribed, paper verso, lower right: 30/100

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
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Pattern by Fiona McLaughlin ’20
Inspired by the exhibition Opener 28 - Erika Verzutti: Mineral
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.