metro net

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    Mönchengladbach & Cologne: Städtisches Museum Abteiberg Mönchengladbach & Oktagon, 1997. Squarish 8vo (19.5 × 16.6 cm) in stiff wraps as issued. 148, [15] pp. Texts in German. Illustrated in colour throughout. Fine copy. First edition. – Rare catalogue designed by Hans Weigand to accompany the exhibition of the same name…

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    With Diedrich Diederichsen, Gisela Capitain, Kasper König, Christoph Schlingensieff Director: Jörg Kobel Year: 2005 Duration: 80 min DVD UNOPENED NEW COPY

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    Annesofie Becker (ed.): Kippenberger Géricault (Martin Kippenberger / The Happy End of Franz Kafka’s America Theodore Géricault / Le Radeau de la Méduse). Copenhagen: Victor B. Andersen, 1996. 8vo in stiff wraps as issued. 255 pages, finely illustrated. Texts by Annesofie Becker, Willie Flindt, Arno Victor Nielsen, Dieter Bachmann and…

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    Edited by Thomas Millroth: “Martin Kippenberger in Tirol. Sammlung Widauer”. Flat Mountain Press – Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König – Ystad Konstmuseum, 2000. 8vo in stiff wraps as issued. 119 pages. Richly illustrated, with text in both German and English. Near fine, clean copy First edition, 1st printing

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    “In the early 1990s, Martin Kippenberger developed the idea of a global underground network: METRO-Net. Although it is one of the artist’s most fascinating projects, his premature death in 1997 meant that it could only be implemented in rudimentary form. In 1993, a metro entrance was built on the Greek island of Syros, followed by two more: one in 1995 in Dawson City in Canada and the other in 1997 on the new Leipzig exhibition grounds. This created a means of travelling in the boundless space of the imagination. Its usability depends on the imagination: without the willingness to visualize tunnel tubes and moving underground trains, this project remains a ”nonsensical building plan.“ But the moment we accept the artwork as a mode of transport for ”mind travellers,“ then its full power can unfold. Kippenberger’s METRO-Net was intended to counter life’s predictable, rationally oriented parameters with a romantic sense of the world”