Was born in 1944 in Eberswalde, Germany. Lives and works in Cologne. In 2015 she won the Cologne Fine Art Prize. Recent solo exhibitions include: Candida Höfer. Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin (2016); Observations, Köln (2016); Memory, The State Hermitage Museum, Saint-Petersburg (2015); Candida Höfer, Mantova, Museo Civico di Palazzo Te, Mantova (2014).