• Candida Höfer

    Galerie Hauser & Wirth & Presenhuber

    For many years now, Candida Höfer has been photographing public or semipublic spaces in libraries, banks, museums, theaters, schools, and corporate offices, making pictures that offer glimpses of cities across the world and reflect the architecture of different time periods. In the process, she continually finds surprising images that could never have been made up. These are not pure architectural photographs, for more than the architects’ intent, however unprepossessing or spectacular, finds its way into the image; so too does the way the spaces are used every day. The absence of people does

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