Martin KippenbergerForgotten Interior Design Problems in Villa Hügel 1996

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Martin Kippenberger (1953‑1997)
Forgotten Interior Design Problems in Villa Hügel
Vergessene Einrichtungsprobleme in der Villa Hügel
Date 1996
MediumLithograph on paper
Dimensionsimage: 838 x 590 mm
Acquisition Purchased 2005
Not on display


This poster by German artist Martin Kippenberger is one of two designs produced to accompany the exhibition of the same name held at the City Gallery, Esslingen am Neckar, Germany, between October and December 1996 (see also Forgotten Interior Design Problems in the Villa Hügel (2nd version) 1996, Tate P79169).

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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