Bernd & Hilla Becher

Biography


1931   
Bernd Becher born in Siegen

1934   
Hilla Becher (née Wobeser) born in Potsdam

1947-1950   
Bernd Becher completed an apprenticeship as decorator

1950s
Hilla Woebeser finishes an apprenticeship as photographer and later works as a freelance photographer in Hamburg and Düsseldorf

1953-1956   
Bernd Becher studied at the State Academy of Art in Stuttgart

1957-1961   
Bernd Becher studied typography at Düsseldorf State Art Academy

1959
Start of collaboration between Bernd Becher and Hilla Wobeser

1961   
Marriage of Bernd and Hilla Becher

1967   
Bernd Becher was appointed professor at Düsseldorf State Art Academy

2007   
Bernd Becher died on 22th June in Rostock

2015   
Hilla Becher died on 10th October in Dusseldorf