About German photographer, Boris BECKER (b. 1961, in Cologne)

Boris BECKER is a photographer and filmmaker. From 1982 to 1984 he studied at the HdK Berlin with Wolfgang Ramsbott and from 1984 to 1990 at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf with Bernd BECHER, there last as a master student. His work is counted among the Düsseldorf School of Photography. The motifs of his works are mostly constructions and details from architecture and landscapes. Boris BECKER lives and works in Cologne.

Photo books by and with contribution by Boris BECKER

  • 'Geräumtes Gelände' (1995, with Jürgen BECKER); 'Claims and constructions' (2000); 'Zwischen Schönheit und Sachlichkeit' (2002, with Andreas Gursky, Candida Höfer, Axel Hütte, Thomas Ruff, Thomas Struth); 'Artefakte' (2006); 'Fakes' (2010); 'Photographien/ Photographs 1984-2009' (2010); 'Der rote Bulli - Stephen Shore und die Neue Düsseldorfer Fotografie' (2010, together with works by other photographers from Düsseldrof School as well by Stephen SHORE); 'Desert Images' (2011); 'Berlin 1978-1987 (2015); 'Bunker 1984–89' (2020)

'Cologne and its photo books. Cologne in the photo book from 1853 to 2010 'by Werner Schäfke shows the city as a large puzzle. Whether published in-house, on behalf of the city or industry, they document the diversity of this old & young Rhine metropolis.
38,00 € * Weight 2 kg
Out-of-print volume 'Berlin 1978-1987' by Boris BECKER shows early works of the photographer of the Düsseldorf Photo School, taken on 35mm and medium format. In the course of history and the change of our perception, these have gained in importance.
0,00 € * Weight 0.6 kg
Photo-text volume 'The Düsseldorf School of Photography' traces its ascendancy from the mid-1970s. Filled with superb reproductions of the artists' best-known pictures, this compendium offers the first encyclopaedic overview of this important movement.
0,00 € Weight 2.4 kg
The focus of the catalog illuminating the early phase of the BECHER school is on the mutual influences between the image concepts emerging in Düsseldorf and the innovations of the 'New-Color Photography' and the 'New Topographics' movement in the U.S..
198,00 € Weight 1.8 kg
'Bauten' by Boris BECKER was published on the occasion of an exhibition at Galerie Conrads, Düsseldorf. It consists of a cassette with 8 color prints and a leaflet with text by Katja Blomberg and an index with details. No. 80/100, autographed on the map.
178,00 € * Weight 0.3 kg
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 22,5 x 27,5 x 3 cm, 352 pp., 850 duotone b/w ills. & 45 color ills., multi-lingual text: German / French / English
0,00 € *
'New York 1972' contains everyday scenes taken by German writer Jürgen BECKER along the Broadway: anonymous faces of passers-by scurrying by, street crossings, cars. In 2012, the images were discovered in the archive and published for the first time.
from 28,00 € Weight 1.2 kg
The out-of-print photo book 'Fakes' by Boris BECKER shows objects with a secret: they contained smuggled goods or are products from brand piracy. Their curious stories often only flash up in the factual picture titles like: Bowling Ball Cocaine Costa Rica
98,00 € Weight 0.9 kg
This catalog volume, 'Photographs 1984-2009' is the first monograph on Boris BECKER, who studied with Bernd & Hilla BECHER. All important series of works are shown. In it he concentrates in a special way on formal structures as well as color accents.
128,00 € * Weight 2.2 kg