Martin KippenbergerCandidature for a Retrospective 1993

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Artist
Martin Kippenberger (1953‑1997)
Title
Candidature for a Retrospective
Date 1993
MediumLithograph on paper
Dimensionsimage: 698 x 498 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 2005
Reference
P79161
Not on display

Summary

This poster was one of two designs made by German artist Martin Kippenberger to accompany his exhibition of the same name, held at the Centre Pompidou, Paris, in the summer of 1993 (see also Candidature for a Retrospective 1993, Tate P79160).

Though prolific as a painter, sculptor, musician and writer, the 178 posters created by Kippenberger throughout his career form a significant body of work. Normally created as screen prints or lithographs in standard advertisement sizes, they were used to promote a wide variety of events from art exhibitions to upcoming parties. From 1986 Kippenberger began to group his posters into folios, though these were united more by date than by similarity of style or function. This work, however, was never included in such a folio… (read more)

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