Martin Kippenberger: The Problem Perspective
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Martin Kippenberger: The Problem Perspective

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Martin Kippenberger (1953-1997) is a special case in art. His life andworks were inextricably linked in a remarkable practice that centered on the role ofthe artist within both the culture and the system of art. With his larger-than-lifepersona, Kippenberger cast himself as impresario, entertainer, curator, bohemian, collector, architect, and publisher. He collected art, s...more
Hardcover, 370 pages
Published October 1st 2008 by MIT Press (MA)
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A lot of my artist friends don't understand my fascination and admiration for Kippenberger-- I happened to see this show both in the West Coast and East Coast-MOCA and MOMA two places kippenberger created his myth-the west Coast had the advantage of showing the entire installation of the happy end of franz kafka which was unbelievable-brilliant! This book is very thorough-and the illustrations show so many great drawings, and paintings, sculpture, and the ton of photographs kippenberger took of...more
Feb 11, 2009 Matt rated it 5 of 5 stars
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The most outstanding book published on Kippenberger's life/work. Many materials/images in here that have only been available in books that have become rare and expensive. One of the most valuable books I own.
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