Capturing the often overlooked grandeur of public spaces, Candida Höfer’s (b. 1944) atmospheric oeuvre offers a new perspective on cultural institutions. Each large-scale composition is devoid of human presence, providing unparalleled views of architectural structures whilst offering insight into their rich histories. Her work is foregrounded in Spaces of Enlightenment, a new show at Kukje Gallery K2, Seoul, from 26 July.
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1. Neues Museum Berlin XVI, 2009. Courtesy of the artist and Kukje Gallery, Seoul
2. Neues Museum Berlin VIII, 2009. Courtesy of the artist and Kukje Gallery, Seoul