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Candida Höfer

German, 1944

Biography

Candida Höfer

  • Born in 1944, Eberswalde, Germany
    Lives and works in Köln, Germany

Education

  • 1976-1982        Photography class of Bernd Becher
    1973-1982        Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
    1973-1976        Film class of Ole John
    1964-1968        Kölner Werkschule, Cologne, Germany

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2022
    Bild und Raum, Museum für Fotografie, Berlin, Germany

    2020
    Candida Höfer, Kukje Gallery, Busan, Korea
    Candida Höfer: Enlightened Spaces, Matthew Liu Fine Arts, Shanghai, China
    Libraries: The Return, Neue Galerie Gladbeck, Gladbeck, Germany
    Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich, Switzerland 
    Kunsthistorisches Institut der Universität Bonn, Bonn, Germany 
    Galerie Thomas Zander, Köln, Germany 
    Eugster // Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia 

    2019
    Candida Höfer. About Structures and Colors - Sobre Estructuras y Colores, Galería Helga de Alvear, Madrid, Spain
    Candida Höfer. Showing and Seeing, Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, UK
    Candida Höfer. In Moskau - В Mоскве, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München, Germany
    Contemplations: The Large and the Small - The Still and the Moving, Yuka Tsuruno Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    Paris: Faces des Espaces, VNH Gallery, Paris, France
    Candida Höfer, The Hall Art Foundation | Schloss Derneburg Museum, Derneburg, Germany
    Candida Höfer - In Mexico, Sean Kelly, New York, US

    2018
    Candida Höfer: Time, Places and Spaces, Dirimart, Istanbul, Turkey
    Candida Höfer: Paris Revisited, VNH Gallery, Paris, France
    Candida Höfer in Mexico, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina, US
    Spaces of Enlightenment, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    Portraits of Spaces, Les Rencontres d’Arles, Arles, France
    Candida Höfer. Einblick – Insight, UAA Ungers Archiv für Architekturwissenschaft, Cologne, Germany
    Candida Höfer. En México, Museo Amparo, Puebla, Mexico

    2017
    Candida Höfer. En México, Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City, Mexico
    Candida Höfer. En México, Centro de las Artes, Moterrey, Mexico
    Candida Höfer: Spaces and Places, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, US
    El Museo Internacional del Barroco, Puebla, Mexico

    2016
    Candida Höfer: Memory. Selected from the State Hermitage Museum Exhibition, Ben Brown Fine Arts, Hong Kong
    Candida Höfer, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
    Candida Höfer: Palaces of St-Petersburg, Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow, Russia
    Candida Höfer, Nach Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Candida Höfer, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany
    Candida Höfer: In Mexico, OMR, Mexico City, Mexico
    Candida Höfer: In Mexico, Antiguo Colegio de Illdefonso, Mexico City, Mexico
    Candida Höfer, Inna Contemporary Space, Hangzhou, China
    Candida Höfer, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany
    Candida Höfer, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, US
    Candida Höfer – Observations, Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany

    2015
    Candida Höfer: Memory, The Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
    Candida Höfer: On Methods, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing, China
    Candida Höfer. Memory. Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, UK
    Candida Hófer, Galería Helga de Alvear, Madrid, Spain
    From Düsseldorf, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, US
    Les Bourgeois de Calais a Venice, Ca’Pesaro Galleria Internazionale, Venice, Italy
    Spaces of Knowledge, Galleri K, Oslo, Norway

    2014
    Candida Höfer. Mantova, Museo Civico di Palazzo Te, Mantova, Italy
    Candida Höfer, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München, Germany
    Candida Höfer. Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich, Switzerland
    Candida Höfe:. Düsseldorf, Landesgalerie Linz, Linz, Austria; Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland

    2013
    Candida Höfer: Dusseldorf, Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Candida Höfer: Villa Borghese, Sonnabend Gallery, New York, US
    Candida Höfer: Bindings, Patrick de Brock Gallery, Knokke, Belgium

    2012
    Candida Höfer: Türken in Deutschland, Museum für Neue Kunst, Freiburg, Germany
    Candida Höfer, Johnen Galerie, Berlin, Germany
    Neue Künstlerinnenräume im K21. Candida Höfer, K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein Westfalen,Düsseldorf, Germany
    Candida Höfer, Inna Contemporary Art Space, Hangzhou, China
    Candida Höfer, Villa Borghese, Rome, Italy
    Candida Höfer,Nordrhein-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Künste, Düsseldorf, Germany
    Candida Höfer, Artipelag Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

    2011
    Interior Worlds, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, US
    Candida Höfer, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    Türken in Deutschland, Museum für Neue Kunst, Freiburg, Germany
    Erinnern, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
    Spaces: Photographs by Candida Höfer and Thomas Struth, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, US
    Candida Höfer, Galería Fúcares, Madrid, Spain
    Vorstellungen, Theater Bremen, Bremen, Germany
    You Are Here: Architecture and Experience (mit Cyprien Gaillard), Carnegie Museum of  Art, Pittsburgh, US
    Candida Hoefer/Kuehn Malvezzi at Galleria Marabini, Galleria Marabini, Bologna, Italy

    2010
    Infinite Moments, SCAD Savannah / Pinnacle Gallery, Savannah, US
    Spaces of Their Own, La Ciudad de la Cultura de Galicia, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Projects: Done, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Sevilla, Spain
    Candida Höfer in Italy. Naples and Florence, Ben Brown Fine Arts, Hong Kong
    Paolini-Höfer, Villa Massimo, Roma, Italy
    Candida Höfer. David Claerbout, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München, Germany
    Zoologische Gärten, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, US
    Naples and Florence, Sonnabend Gallery, New York, US
    Projects: Done, MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo, Spain
    Candida Höfer Kuehn Malvezzi, Oldenburger Kunstverein, Oldenburg, Germany

    2009
    Candida Höfer. Part II: Naples, Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, UK
    Candida Höfer. Spatial Portraits, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Firenze, Italy
    Capedimonte, Naple, Italy
    Casa Martelli, Florence, Italy
    Galeria Mario Sequeira, Braga, Portugal
    Sonnabend gallery, New York, US
    Projects Done, Candida Hofer mit Kuehn Malvezzi, Leverkusen, Germany

    2008
    Weimarer Räume, Stiftung Schloss und Park Benrath, Düsseldorf, Germany
    Photographien, Freie Akademie der Künste in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Weimarer Räume, Johnen Galerie, Berlin, Germany
    Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, US
    Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, Germany

    2007
    Candida Höfer. Weimarer Räume, Neues Museum Weimar, Weimar, Germany
    Candida Höfer. Bologne Series, Centro Arte Visive Pescheria, Pesaro, Italy
    Museum für Neue Kunst Karlsruhe, Germany
    Centro Arti Visive Pescheria, Pesaro, Italy
    Neues Museum Weimar, Weimar, Germany
    Flash Cube, Samsung Museum of Art, Leeum, Seoul, Korea
    Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, US
    CaixaForum, Barcelona, Spain

    2006
    Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
    Räume einer Hochschule ETH Zürich, Graphische Sammlung der ETH Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland
    Architecture of Absence, Frye Museum, Seattle, US
    Architecture of Absence, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, US
    Museum of Art, Brigham Young University, Provo, US
    Galleria Marabini, Bologna, Italy

    2005
    Fotografie 2004/2005, Museo di Fotografia Contemporanea, Milano, Italy
    Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, US
    Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, US
    Candida Höfer. Architecture of Absence, UAM, CSULB, Long Beach, US
    Gallery of Photography of the Sheldon Art Galleries, Saint Louis, US
    Johnen Gallerie, Berlin, Germany
    OMR, Mexico City, Mexico

    2004
    Huis Marseille, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Schloss St. Emmeram Regensburg, Marstall des Fürstlichen Schlosses, Regensburg, Germany
    Galerie Trabant, Vienna, Austria
    Candida Höfer en Santillana del Mar Tiempos y Espacios, Palacio de la Caja, Santillana del Mar, Spain
    Candida Höfer. Libraries, Ben Brown Gallery, London, UK
    Arte Contemporanea Alberto Peola, Torino, Italy
    Traces – Spuren, Goethe Institut New York, New York, US
    Sonnabend Gallery, New York, US
    Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München, Germany
    Eingelagerte Welten – Candida Höfer in ethnographischen Sammlungen, Völkerkundemuseum, Zürich, Switzerland
    Tschechische Botschaft: Berlin, Wilhelmstrasse 44: Fotografien, Kunsthalle Kiel, Kiel, Germany

    2003
    Antiquariat Gundel Gelbert (Gundel Gelbert und Johnen + Schöttle), Cologne, Germany
    Johnen + Schöttle, Cologne, Germany
    New Photographs, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, US
    Candida Höfer: Dresden Series and Other Woerks: Photography, Gallerie K, Oslo, Norway
    Zwölf Museumsräume: Fotografie, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany
    Magnani, London, UK
    Candida Höfer: Photographie, Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, US
    50th Venice Biennale (with Martin Kippenberger), German Pavillion, Venice, Italy

    2002
    Kunstforum Baloîse, Basel, Switzerland
    Galerie Rudiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
    Galerie Karlheinz Meyer, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Leseräume II, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefelder Kunstmuseen, Krefelder, Germany
    Antiquariat Gundel Gelbert (Gundel Gelbert und Johnen + Schöttle), Cologne, Germany
    Photographies recentes, Galerie Laage-Solomon, Paris, France
    Bibliotheksbilder, Schirmer/Mosel Showroom, Munich, Germany
    Wien-Los Angeles, Galerie Grita Insam, Vienna, Austria
    Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf, Frankfurt/M, Germany

    2001
    Galerie Hauser & Wirth & Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland
    Douze. Twelve, Musée des Beaux Arts et de la dentelle, Calais, France
    The Sonnabend Gallery, New York, US
    Photographies recentes, Galerie Laage-Salomon, Paris, France
    Patrick de Brock Gallery, Knokke, Belgium
    Karyn Lovegrave Gallery, Los Angeles, US
    Sonnabend Gallery, New York, US
    Photographs, Galleri K, Oslo, Norway
    Photographs, Mildreed S. Lee Gallery, Rose Art Museum, Waltham, US
    Rena Bransten Gallery, San Fransisco, US

    2000
    Fotografien, Produzentengalerie, Hamburg, Germany
    Galerie Fucares, Madrid, Spain
    Neue Fotoarbeiten, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
    Galerie Johnen+ Schöttle, Cologne, Germany
    Die Welt des Wissens: Archive, Bibliotheken, Museen, Kupferstichkabinett, Dresden, Germany
    Targeting images, objects + ideas, The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, US
    Espais, Galerie Visor, Valencia, Spain
    Gregorio Magnani Gallery, London, UK
    Orte Jahre. Photographien 1968-1999, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nurnberg, Germany
    Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles, US
    Natuurruimten. Fotografie van Candida Höfer, Natuurmuseum Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
    Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, US

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2022
    Schindler House Los Angeles: Space as a Medium of Art, MAK Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria
    European Trails, Center for Contemporary Art, Augsburg, Germany
    Photographic Concepts and Treasures - Works from the Collection, Photographic Collection/SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne, Germany

    2021
    Catastrophe and Recovery, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
    More beautiful from earth: The collection of the MGKSiegen, Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, Germany
    Writing the History of the Future. Signature Works of the Singular ZKM Media Art Collection, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea
    Obayashi Collection: Self-History, WHAT Museum, Tokyo, Japan

    2020
    MONOCULTURE, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerpen, Belgium
    fiftyfifty, NRW-Forum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
    Civilization: The Way We Live Now, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
    Nordrhein-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Künste, Düsseldorf, Germany
    Collection Ensemble - 2020 Spring Rotation, umma (University of Michigan Museum of Art, Michigan, US
    SUBJECT and OBJECT. PHOTO RHINE RUHR, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
    Celebrating 10 Years in Hong Kong, Ben Brown Fine Arts, Hong Kong
    Modern Women: Modern Vision–Works from the Bank of America Collection, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, US
    Animals in Art, ARKEN, Ishøj, Denmark
    Women and Photography. Ways of Seeing and Being Seen, St. John’s Barn / St. Giles, Oxford, UK 
    Street.Life.Photography, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland

    2019
    Forgetting. Fragments of Remembrance, Tiroler Landesmuseum, Innsbruck, Austria
    The New Photography. Upheaval and new beginnings 1970–1990, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
    Crossing Lines, Constructing Home, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, US
    Candida Höfer – Hiroshi Sugimoto – Thomas Ruff Selected works, Charles Riva Collection, Brussels, Belgium
    For Mario, Tina Kim Gallery, New York, US
    A Small Investigation, Nicole Klagsbrun Inc., New York, US
    Highlights 1965-2017, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Germany
    Civilization: The Way We Live Now, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    The Memory of Space, Kim Chung Up Architecture Museum, Anyang, Korea
    The Dream of the Library, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen, Germany
    Theaters of Fiction, The Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art at Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, US
    Travelling the World. Art from Germany. Artworks from the ifa Collection, 1949 to the Present, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia

    2018
    Aplicación Murillo, Materialismo, Charitas Populismo, Espacio Santa Clara, Sevilla, Spain
    Still Live, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München, Germany
    Photography + Books. Out of the Retina and Into the Brain: The Art Library of Aaron and Barbara Levine, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, US
    The First Decade, Inna Contemporary Art Space, Hangzhou, China
    Civilization: The Way We Live Now, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
    Vende noticias 2007-2018, Fundación CALOSA, Irapuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
    THE FLÂNEUR: From Impressionism to the Present, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    The Sony World Photography Awards, Royal Villa of Monza, Monza, Italy
    The Fabric of Felicity, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moskva, Russia
    Doing the Document. Bartenbach Donation, Museum Ludwig, Köln, Germany
    A gaze into architecture. Phases of Contemporary Photography and Architecture, Archi Depot Museum Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Charity Exhibition for Orange Ribbon, Yuka Tsuruno Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    Michael Oppitz. Bewegliche Mythen, Kolumba, Köln, Germany
    Lektüre. Bilder vom Lesen - Vom Lesen der Bilder, Franz Marc Museum, Kochel am See, Germany
    (Space) Street. Life. Photography. Street Photography aus siebenn Jahrzehnten., Haus der Photographie / Deichtorhallen., Hamburg, Germany
    You are Faust: Goethe’s Drama in the Arts, Kunsthalle München, Munich, Germany
    Photography from Dusseldorf – Bernd, Hilla and the Others, Huis Marseille, Museum for Photography, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Light Sensitive 2: Photography from the Schaufler Collection, SCHAUWERK Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen, Germany
    Image Building: How Photography Transforms Architecture, Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York, US
    EDIFICE, COMPLEX, VISIONARY, STRUCTURE, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, US

    2017
    Artists and Architecture: Projection/Convergence/Intersection, Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, US
    Du bist Faust. Goethes Drama in der Kunst, Kunstalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung Ludwig, Munich, Germany
    Für Barbara, Hall Art Foundation, Derneberg, Germany
    Infinite Garden. From Giverny to the Amazon, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France
    INVENTUR- Adolf Krischantiz, Architekturgalerie München, München; Artitekturforum Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
    Karin Sander: ZEIGEN. Eine Audiotour durch die Sammlung der GfZK Leipzig, Galerie Für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, Lepzig, Germany
    Naturgeschichten. Spuren des Politischen, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria
    Photographs Become Pictures. The Becher Class, Städel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany; Städel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany 
    Photography Reinvented: The Collection of Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., US
    Terrains of the Body: Photography from the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
    The Present Order – Order the Present, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, Vienna, Austria
    Travel Around the World, Instituto Cabañas, Guadalajara, Mexico
    Über den Umgang mit Menschen, wenn Zuneigung im Spiel ist. Sammlung Klein, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
    Ways to see Brazil: 20 Years Itaú Cultural. Oca, Saõ Paolo, Brazil
    Work and Leisure, The Cube, Eschborn, Germany

    2016
    A Cor do Brasil: de Visconti a Volpi, de Sued a Milhazes, Museu de Arte do Rio, Rio de Janiero, Brazil
    And Now the Good News: Works from the Annette and Peter Nobel Collection, MASI Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland
    Arte e Architettura: punti di vista, Casa Mantegna, Mantua, Italy 
    Bilerstrom. Der Rhein una die Fotografie 2016-1853, LVR Museum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Der typologische Blick: Ausstellung für Hilla Becher, Die Photographische Sammlung, Cologne, Germany
    Deutsche Kolonialgeschichte. Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin, Germany
    Don’t Look Back: The 1990’s at MOCA, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, US
    Elbphilharmonie. Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany 
    Großes Kino. Kölnisches Stadtmuseum, Cologne, Germany
    Inszeniert. Spektakel und Rollenspiel in der Gegenwartskunst, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturetiftung, Munich, Germany 
    Inventur von Adolf Krischanitz, Galerie Mauroner, Vienna, Austria
    Mikro Makro, Nordrhein-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Künste, Düsseldorf, Germany
    Sammlung Viehof, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
    Strange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International Photographers, Barbican Centre, London; Manchester Gallery, Manchester, UK
    The Present Order, Galerie für Zeitnössische Kunst Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Venedig: Stadt der Künstler, Bucerius Kunst Forum, Hamburg, Germany
    Viaje alrededor del mundo, Instituto Cultural Cabañas, Guadalajara, Mexico
    Weitsicht, Kurpfäziches Museum, Heidelberg, Germany 
    Wir nennen es Ludwig: Das Museum Ludwig wird 40, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany

    2015
    Design by Choice - Origins of Mass Customisation in Europe, bureau europa, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Die Kunst des Aufbewahrens, Draiflessen Collection GbR, Mettingen, Germany
    Patrice Chéreau. Un Musée imaginaire. Collection Lambert en Avignon. Avignon, France
    Time Present. Photography from the Deutsche Bank Collection. Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
    A Beautiful New World, Second Nanjing International Art Festival. Nanjing, China
    Enlight my Space. Kunst nach 1990, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany
    Tiere schauen, Hegenbarth Sammlung Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Open Rhapsody, Beirut Exhibition Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Framing Desire: Photography and Video, The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Forth Worth, US
    Arche Noah – Über Tier und Mensch in der Kunst, Museum Ostwall im Dortmunder U, Dortmund, Germany
    Las Lágrimas De Las Cosas, Centro de Artes Visuales Fundación Helga de Alvear, Cáceres, Spain
    Der Göttliche. Michelangelo als Inspiration, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, Germany
    All the World’s a Stage. Works from the Goetz Collection, Fundación Banco Santander, Madrid, Spain
    Words and Images. Books Beyond Artists, Ivorypress, Madrid, Spain
    Ikonen und Konzepte. Von August Sander zu Jim Dine, Stiftung Schloss Neuhardenberg. Frankfurt (Oder), Germany
    No ver, no oir y callar. 1990-2015, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Sevilla, Spain

    2014
    Unbeugsam und ungebändigt - Dokumentarische Fotografie um 1979, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
    The First International Biennial of Contemporary Art Foundation of Cartagena de Indias, Centro Calle de las Damas, Bogota, Colombia
    ROOM SERVICE. Vom Hotel in der Kunst und Künstlern im Hotel, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Germany
    Le noir et le bleu, un rêve méditerranéen, Museum of Civilizations from Europe and the Mediterranean, Marseille, France
    Foto A-Z: Photographers we have featured, and those still on our wish list, NRW-Forum, Düsseldorf, Germany
    Fronteiras Incertas – arte e fotografia no acervo mac usp, Museu de Art Contemporánea da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
    Weltreise: Kunst aus Deutschland unterwags, ZKM Karlsruhe I Museum für Kunst und Mediantechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Tea with Nefertiti: The Making of an Artwork by the Artist, the Museum, and the Public, Institut Valencià d’Art Modern; Palais des Beaux-Art BOZAR, Bruxelles, Belgium
    Drunter und Drüber: Der Eigelstein, Kölnisches Stadtmuseum, Köln, Germany

    2013
    House of Vettii, Koenig & Clinton, New York, US
    Nak Benefizauktion, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, Germany
    Mínima Resistencia, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain
    Candida Höfer & Flor Garduño, Espaivisor - Galería Visor, Valencia, Spain
    Space, Place, And Order, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, US
    Still - Photography in the Museum, MODEM Centre for Modern and Contemporary Arts, Debrecen, Hungary
    El Arte del Presente, ColecciÓn Helga de Alvear - Mecenazgo al Servicio del Arte - CENTROCENTRO CIBELES DE CULTURA Y CIUDADANÍA, Madrid, Spain
    Bookhouse, La Forma Del Libro - MARCA - Museo delle Arti Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Stadt in Sicht, Werke aus der Sammlung Deutsche Bank. Von Feininger bis Gursky - Museum Ostwall im Dortmunder U, Dortmund, Germany
    Schenkung Herbert Lange. Fotografien 1925 – 2009, Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany
    The Art is Present, Helga de Alvear Collection, Centro Cibeles de Cultura y Ciudadania, Madrid, Spain

    2012
    Spies in the House of Art: Photography, Film, and Video, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, US
    Animism. Modernity through the Looking Glass, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
    Flipper, K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Before the Law. Post-War Sculptures and Space of Contemporary Art, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
    El museu com a pretext, Can Palauet, Mataró, Spain
    An Orchestrated Vision: The Theater of Contemporary Photography, Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, US
    Der Mensch und seine Objekte, Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen, Germany
    Aus Passion. Zeitgenössische Kunst aus der Sammlung Hanck, Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf, Germany

    2011
    ERSCHAUTE BAUTEN. Architektur im Spiegel zeitgenössischer Kunstfotografie, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Wien, Austria
    El museu com a pretext, Museu d’Art Jaume Morera, Lleida, Spain
    Library Science, New Haven Museum, New Haven, US
    Real Venice, Somerset House, London, UK
    OMA /Progress, Barbican Centre, London, UK
    El museu com a pretext, Antic Escorxador, Tortosa, Spain
    Eyes on Paris. Paris im Fotobuch. 1890 bis heute, Haus der Photographie / Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
    Die Erfindung der Wirklichkeit - Photographie an der Kunstakademie Düsseldorf von 1970 bis heute, Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf, Germany
    Animismus. Moderne hinter den Spiegeln, Generali Foundation, Wien, Austria
    Kunst macht Schule, Kunsthalle Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany
    Photographie an der Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf, Germany
    El museu com a pretext, Monestir, Sant Feliu de Guíxols, Spain
    Beziehungsarbeit / Kunst und Institution, Künstlerhaus, Wien, Austria
    Streetlife und Homestories. Fotografien aus der Sammlung Goetz, Museum Villa Stuck, München, Germany
    Real Venice / Venezia Autentica, Monasterio San Giorgio Maggiore, Venezia, Italy
    Ileana Sonnabend. An Italian Portrait, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venezia, Italy
    Contemporary Magic: A Tarot Deck Art Project, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, US
    LITOS – GRAFERA, Stavanger Kunstmuseum, Stavanger, Norway
    Herein!, DZ Bank (Kunstsammlung), Frankfurt, Germany
    Historias de vida Material, Centro de Artes Visuales Fundación Helga de Alvear, Cáceres, Spain
    El museu com a pretext, Espai d’Art Moritz, Cornellà de Llobregat, Spain
    Things are Queer. Highlights der Sammlung UniCredit, MARTa Herford, Herford, Germany
    Happy Tech. Macchine dal Volto Umano, Triennale Bovisa, Milano, Italy
    Conversations: Photography from the Bank of America Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA
    Happy Tech. Macchine dal Volto Umano, Palazzo Re Enzo, Bologna, Italy
    Testing Ground. Time Scale, Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
    El museu com a pretext, Museu d’Art de Sabadell, Sabadell, Spain
    Zwiebelfische. Jimmy Ernst & der chinesische Zirkel. Glückstadt - New York, Museum der Arbeit, Hamburg, Germany
    LITOS GRAFERA. Litografi af internationale samtidskunstnere, Kunstcenter Silkeborg Bad, Silkeborg, Denmark

    2010
    Dopplereffekt. Bilder in Kunst und Wissenschaft, Kunsthalle Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    La photographie n’est pas l’art - Collection Sylvio Perlstein, Musée d’Art moderne et contemporain, Strasbourg, France
    Radical Conceptual. Positionen aus der Sammlung des MMK, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
    David Chipperfield Architects- Form Matters, Fundación Pedro Barrié de la Maza, A Coruna, Spain
    Past Present Future. Le collezioni Fondazione Cariverona e UniCredit Group: arte per la città, Palazzo della Ragione, Verona, Italy
    Konversationsstücke. Act III CLIMAX, Johnen Galerie, Berlin, Germany
    15x1 \\ 45+, Kupferstich-Kabinett, Dresden, Germany
    Ruhrblicke. Ein Fotografieprojekt der Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe, Zeche Zollverein (Sanaa-Gebäude), Essen, Germany
    Photography, Galleri K, Oslo, Norway
    El museu com a pretext, Musée de l’Emporda, Figueres, Spain
    Ein neuer Blick. Architekturfotografie aus den Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Fotografie, Berlin, Germany
    Realismus. Das Abenteuer der Wirklichkeit, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, München, Germany
    Auswertung der Flugdaten. Kunst der 80er. Eine Düsseldorfer Perspektive, K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
    Der Rote Bulli. Stephen Shore und die Neue Düsseldorfer Fotografie 1971-87, NRW-Forum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
    In & Out - Six from Düsseldorf, Santa Maria della Scala, Siena, Italy
    Italian Journey. Thirty-five international artists in the Italy of today, Palazzo Fabroni, Pistoia, Italy
    Hyper Real. Die Passion des Realen in Malerei und Fotografie, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Wien, Austria
    David Chipperfield Architects- Form Matters, Arsenali Medicei, Pisa, Italy
    Out of the office. Unternehmensgalerie Ruhr.2010 / Kunstwerke aus Firmensammlungen, Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Contemporary Magic: A Tarot Deck Art Project, National Arts Club, New York, US
    Past Present Future. Highlights from the UniCredit Group Collection, Yapi Kredi Cultural Center, Istanbul, Turkey
    Realismus. Das Abenteuer der Wirklichkeit, Kunsthalle in Emden, Emden, Germany

    2009
    Traces: IMMA Limited Editions, Irish Museum of Modern Art Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Kunst und Kalter Krieg. Deutsche Positionen 1945-89, Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin, Germany
    Vision Building. Architecture in Contemporary Photography, Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) / Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, US
    Flexible Aura, Brain Factory, Seoul, Korea
    Past Present Future. Highlights from the UniCredit Group Collection, Bank Austria Kunstforum, Wien, Austria
    David Chipperfield - Form Matters, Design Museum, London, UK
    La photographie n’est pas l’art - Collection Sylvio Perlstein, Musée communal d’Ixelles. Bruxelles, Belgium
    Die Düsseldorfer Schule. Photographien 1970 - 2008 aus der Sammlung Lothar Schirmer, Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste, München, Germany
    Feedback - Werke aus der Sammlung von Arp bis Herold, Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Rolandseck, Germany
    Best of 50 Years, Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
    just what is it ... 100 Jahre Kunst der Moderne aus privaten Sammlungen in Baden-Württemberg. 10 Jahre Museum für Neue Kunst im ZKM, Museum für Neue Kunst/ZKM Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Beautiful Fictions. Photography at the AGO - featuring the Vivian & David Campbell Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

    2007
    Existencias, MUSAC Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Leòn, Leon, Spain
    Centre of the Creative Universe: Liverpool and the Avant-Garde, Tate, Liverpool, UK
    What does the jellyfish want? Fotografien von Man Ray bis James Coleman, Museum Ludwig, Koln, Germany
    Welt-Bilder 2, Shedhalle, Zurich, Switzerland
    Auf/Zu, Universitat Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moskow, Russia
    Gartenlust, Der Garten in der Kunst, Belvedere, Vienna, Austria

    2006
    Berlin Tokyo / Tokyo Berlin, Die Kunst zweier Städte, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
    Helga de Alvear – Conceitos para uma colecção, CCB Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal
    Mythos Dresden. Eine kulturhistorische Revue, Deutsches Hygiene Museum, Dresden, Germany
    Why Pictures Now. Fotografie, Film, Video heute, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria

    2005
    Museum Folkwang Essen, Das Tier. Nützlich, süss und museal, Fotografische Sammlung, Essen
    CentrePasquArt, Kunsthaus Centre dʼart, Helden heute – Das Heldenbild in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Biel, Switzerland
    Bulger Gallery, Bibliotheca, Toronto, Canada
    Museum der Moderne, Les Grandes Spectacles: 120 Jahre Kunst und Massenkultur, Salzburg, Austria
    Kühn Malvezzi Architekten, Berlin, Germany

    2004
    German Art. Deutsche Kunst aus der Sammlung des Saint Louis Art Museum, Eine, Germany
    Ausstellung des ALTANA Kulturforums zu Gast im Städel, Städel, Frankfurt, Germany

    2003
    New Photographs, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, US

    2002
    Limits of Perception, Fundación Miró, Barcelona, Spain

    2001
    Museum unserer Wünsche/Museum of our wishes, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
    Photographs, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, US

    2000
    Natuurriumten, Naturmuseum Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Selected Awards

  • 2022
    Achievement in Architecture, Lucie Awards 

    2018               
    Outstanding Contribution to Photography

    2015               
    Cologne Fine Art Prize

    2007               
    Kunstpreis Finkenwerder

    1968               
    Ars Viva-Preis des Kulturkreises der Deutschen Wirtschaft im BDI e.V.

Selected Public and Private Collections

  • Aaron and Barbara Levine Collection, Washington D.C., US
    Art Sonjae Center Museum, Seoul, Korea
    Artists Management Group, Beverly Hills, US
    Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong
    AXA Art Versicherung AG, Köln, Germany
    Bank Austria Kunstforum, Wien, Austria
    Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
    Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, US
    Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
    Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Sevilla, Spain
    Charles Cowles Collection, Miami / New York, US
    Colección Mário Teixeira da Silva, Barcelona, Spain
    Collection Florence & Daniel Guerlain, Pantin, France
    Collection Neuflize Vie, Neuflize Vie, France
    Collection of Helga de Alvear, Keuruu, Finland
    Collection Pierre Huber, Geneva, Switzerland
    Collection Sylvio Perstein, Belgium
    Collezione Anna Rosa e Giovanni COTRONEO, Roma, Italy
    Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, US
    Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Deutsche Bibliothek, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Die Art Collection Neue Börse, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, Köln, Germany
    DZ Bank Sammlung im Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Flick Collection, Zurich, Switzerland
    Fondazione Guastalla, Mendrisio, Switzerland
    Fonds National d'Art Contemporain (FNAC), Puteaux, France
    Fonds Regional d'Art Contemporain (FRAC) - Ile-de-France, Paris, France
    Fundación ARCO, Madrid, Spain
    Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
    Hammer Contemporary Collection at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US
    Helen Kornblum Collection - The Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, US
    International Center of Photography (ICP), New York, US
    Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
    Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany
    Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria
    Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
    MIT, Cambridge, US
    Musée des Beaux-Arts et de la Dentelle, Calais, France
    Museo Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
    Museos Guggenheim, Bilbao, Spain
    Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
    Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
    National Gallery of Victoria, Victoria, Australia
    National Museum of Art, Department of Architecture, Oslo, Norway
    NATIONAL-BANK AG, Essen, Germany
    neues museum - Staatliches Museum für Kunst und Design , Nürnberg, Germany
    Pakyoung Cultural Foundation, Seoul, Korea
    Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, US
    Robert Hiscox Collection, London, UK
    Rubell Family Collection, Miami Beach, US
    Sammlung Goetz, München, Germany
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, US
    Sten Stenersen jr. Collection, Oslo, Norway
    Strauss Collection, US
    Swiss Reinsurance Company, Zurich, Switzerland
    Telefónica Foundation Photography Collection, Madrid, Spain
    The Metropolitan Bank & Trust Collection, Cleveland, US
    The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, US
    The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
    The National Museum of Photography - Det Kongelige Bibliotek, Copenhagen, Denmark
    The Norton Museum of Art West Palm Beach - Fotosammlung Jeane von Oppenheim, West Palm Beach, US
    The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, US
    The Roland Berger Art Collection, Hamburg, Germany
    UniCredit Group, Milano, Italy
    Vivian & David Campbell Collection, Toronto, Canada
    Wilfried Lentz Collection, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
    ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany

Works

Publications

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News

Selected Press

2022-04-00 Wallpaper*
2020-11-00 Arena
2020-10-00 Public Art
2020-10-00 Harper's Bazaar ART
2020-09-00 Harper's Bazaar
2018-09-00 사진예술
2018-09-00 Asiana
2018-08-14 파이낸셜뉴스
2018-08-00 Art In Culture
2018-07-00 LUXURY
2015-12-00 ASIANA
2015-03-00 Art in America
2012-10-00 MUINE
2012-01-00 W KOREA
2011-12-06 동아일보
2011-12-00 미술시대
2011-11-28 The Korea Herald
Inside Story   pdf Wallpaper*
In the presence of absence: inside Candida Höfer’s unpeopled public buildings   pdf Financial Times
공간에 남은 인간의 흔적으로부터   pdf SHINSEGAE
빈 공간을 가득 채우고 있는 것   pdf Public Art
공간 속의 시간, 시간 속의 공간    pdf 월간사진
사진은 영원하고    pdf Arena
Art Log    pdf Public Art
Candida Spaces   pdf Harper's Bazaar ART
[문화산책] 2020 부산국제연극제 내일 온라인 개막   pdf KBS뉴스
모두가 주인공인 세상   pdf Harper's Bazaar
공간의 초상, 칸디다 회퍼   pdf NEIGHBOR
광장으로의 초대   pdf 사진예술
Spaces of Enlightenment   pdf Asiana
사람 없어도 사람 자취 가득한 공간 찾기   pdf cnb저널
사각 프레임 가득 채운 공간의 미학   pdf 파이낸셜뉴스
칸디다 회퍼가 프레임에 담은 공간의 초상…"사회적 계급의 변화가 한자리에"   pdf 뉴스핌
인기척 없는 공간, 인간의 자취를 담아내다   pdf 서울경제
도서관·미술관을찍었다, 시간의강물이보였다   pdf 중앙일보
공간의 초상화에서 인간 자취를 담다…칸디다 회퍼 사진전   pdf 뉴스1
Candida Höfer’s “Spaces of Enlightenment” at Kukje Gallery, Seoul   pdf BLOUINARTINFO
깨달음의 공간   pdf Art In Culture
칸디다 회퍼가 포착한 깨달음의 공간   pdf VOGUE
칸디다 회퍼 깨달음의 공간들   pdf Magazine O
인간 깨달음의 공간들’ 렌즈로 담아내다   pdf 세계일보
텅빈 문화공간 '찰칵'… "깨달음·감동 흔적 잡아냈죠"   pdf 한국경제
칸디다 회퍼가 찍은 깨달음의 공간   pdf 아시아경제
세계적 독일 사진작가 칸디다 회퍼, 韓 4번째 개인전   pdf Newsis
Photographer Hofer brings personal portraits of historic spaces to Seoul   pdf 연합뉴스
국제갤러리, 칸디다회퍼개인전‘Spaces of Enlightenment’   pdf 디자인 정글
Agenda   pdf LUXURY
Candida Höfer's LIBRARIES   pdf ASIANA
탈식민주의적 시선에 대한 고민   pdf 월간미술
Candida Höfer    pdf Art in America
철저하게 배제된 감정 너머로   pdf Neighbor
칸디다 회퍼 독일의 아티스트 칸디다 회퍼의 시선은 늘 공공장소에 고정되어 있다.   pdf ASIANA
The Museum Kunstpalast   pdf MUINE
세계적 사진작가 칸디다 회퍼, 국제갤러리서 개인전   pdf 아주경제
건축의 초상   pdf W KOREA
[칸디다 회퍼展] 공간에 울리는 시간의 흔적   pdf NewDaily
텅빈 공간속에 남은 흔적들   pdf 동아일보
박물관 속 ‘세월’ 엿보니 역사의 발자국 소리가…   pdf 서울신문
두 거장이 찍어낸 시·공간의 사진미학   pdf 서울경제
Candida Höfer 전   pdf 미술시대
공공건물 텅빈 공간서 ‘시간의 흐름’을 찍다   pdf 문화일보
시간을 품고 역사를 담고… 사진은 공간이다   pdf 중앙일보
실험적이고 스펙터클한 ‘현대사진의 매력’   pdf 세계일보
역사 공간 속 시간 흔적을 찍다.. 獨 사진 작가 칸디다 회퍼展   pdf 파이낸셜뉴스
공적 공간에 담긴 시간의 흐름..칸디다 회퍼의 사진   pdf 헤럴드경제
미술관에 채색된 시간의 흔적 보이나요?   pdf 한국경제
獨 노이에스미술관의 역사 흔적…칸디다 회퍼 국제갤리러서 전시   pdf 매일경제
인기척 사라진 사진, 진실을 말하다   pdf 조선일보
Pictures of nothing and nowhere   pdf The Korea Herald
시간과 역사에 따라 변하는 공간을 읽다   pdf 내일신문
시간의 흔적이 공간에 내뿜는 ‘소리 없는 아우성’   pdf 경향신문