1931/1934, Siegen/Potsdam2007/ 2015, Rostock/Dusseldorf

Biography

1931   

Bernd Becher born in Siegen

1934   

Hilla Becher (née Wobeser) born in Potsdam.

1947-1950   

Bernd Becher completed an apprenticeship as decorator.

1950er

Hilla Wobeser completed a photography apprenticeship and worked as a freelance photographer in Hamburg and Dusseldorf.

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.