Ger Dekkers (Borne, 1929–Zwolle 2020) is regarded as a pioneer of landscape photography in the Netherlands. In the 1970s, he began photographing typically Dutch, strictly ordered landscapes with polders, dykes and rows of planted trees.
Dekkers photographs his ‘landscape observations’ from a well-defined concept. He chooses a position, sets the frame, and takes a predetermined number of shots. For Planned Landscapes- 25 Horizons (1977), he photographs twenty-five landscapes in series of seven. Dekkers makes a new arrangement of the photographs, whereby the horizon is always in the centre of the image. In the Kröller-Müller, the photographs are shown as a monumental installation, projected onto seven screens measuring 3 by 3 metres.