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Beautiful Librairies by Candida Höfer

In majestic large-format color photography, Candida Höfer captures the psychological residue left behind in empty public and institutional spaces. Höfer meticulously composes her shots, positioning herself symmetrically either in the center of rooms or along a diagonal that best reveals the space’s internal architecture. She prefers places that contain an institutional history, embodied either in texts or in structures, such as libraries, museums, and zoos. A member of the Dusseldorf School and former student of Bernd and Hilla Becher, Höfer is influenced by the legacy of conceptual and typological photography.

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 The Most Colorful Steps Around The World                                                                       

There are many forms of street art out there, but those that create optical illusions or that can only be viewed from a certain angle or distance seem to inspire the most delight and surprise. Steps are one of the most daring canvases for street artists, perfect for abstract decorations as well as for realistic portraits that are only visible from afar. This collection of 16 of the most creatively decorated public outdoor stairs around the world will prove you that stairs are meant to become pieces of art. via: demilked