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Candida Höfer, b.1944

Trinity College Library I2004

This photograph of the Long Room at Trinity College Dublin is one of a number of architectural works made by Candida Höfer during a visit to Dublin in 2004. The trip preceded Höfer’s first solo exhibition in Ireland which took place at IMMA in 2006.

MediumC-print and card window mount
Dimensions Unframed, 23.5 x 30 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: IMMA Editions, Donated by the artist, 2004
EditionEdition 10/100
Item NumberIMMA.2212
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
Image Caption
Candida Höfer, Trinity College Library I, 2004, C-print and card window mount, Unframed, 23.5 x 30 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, IMMA Editions, Donated by the artist, 2004

For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].

About the Artist

Candida Höfer b.1944

German artist Candida Höfer is a leading figure in conceptual art photography. She studied under Bernd and Hilla Becher at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. Höfer specialises in large format photographs of empty interiors and social spaces, particularly museums and libraries. She represented Germany at the 2003 Venice Biennale. An exhibition of photographs taken in Trinity College, the Central Catholic Library, the National Library and the Royal Hospital Kilmainham was held at IMMA in 2006.

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