Martin KippenbergerDisco Bombs 1989

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Artist
Martin Kippenberger (1953‑1997)
Title
Disco Bombs
Date 1989
MediumScreenprint on paper
Dimensionsimage: 840 x 590 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 2005
Reference
P79127
Not on display

Summary

This poster was produced by German artist Martin Kippenberger to accompany an exhibition of his work at Edition Julie Sylvester, New York, between May and June 1989.

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… (read more)

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