Geometry of Dailiness, 2019 FW
_Design on Structure

...The cumulative effect of their method was a straightforward reductive image of the geometry of their subject. The viewer’s eye has no choice but to examine the intricacies of the otherwise mundane structures and machines. To further encourage close examination and active comparison of structural features, they exhibited their photographs of similar types of structures in grids, creating “families of objects.” They called those ordered sets of photographs “typologies.” The Bechers were interested not only in form but also in function. They juxtaposed images to examine differences in form (size, materials, shapes) when the basic function of the machine or site was the same....

Naomi Blumberg

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