Martin Kippenberger — Der Eiermann und seine Ausleger. [The Eggman and his Outriggers]

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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 at the Städtisches Museum Abteiberg in Mönchengladbach from 2 February to 20 April 1997 contains reproductions of paintings, sculptures, drawings and material collected by Kippenberger on the subject of “egg”. Apart from the title, the colophon and a list of illustrations, the book contains no text. “In painting you have to look out for what’s left, from windfall you can paint. The egg has not had enough exposure, the fried egg has not had enough exposure, the banana was done already by Warhol.” (Martin Kippenberger, in: ‘Kippenberger sans peine / Kippenberger leicht gemacht’. Geneva, 1997, Uwe Koch (ed.), Annotated Catalogue Raisonné of the Books by Martin Kippenberger 1977–1997, Cologne, 2002. (No.144).

Martin Kippenberger — Der Eiermann und seine Ausleger. [The Eggman and his Outriggers]