Martin KippenbergerKippenblinkys 1991

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Artist
Martin Kippenberger (1953‑1997)
Title
Kippenblinkys
From Pop it Out
Date 1991
MediumLithograph on paper
Dimensionsimage: 778 x 587 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 2005
Reference
P79142
Not on display

Summary

This poster was created by German artist Martin Kippenberger on the occasion of an exhibition of his Kippenblinkys (a series of sculptures that take the form of standard lamps), held at the David Nolan Gallery in New York in October 1991. From 1990 onwards Kippenberger worked more frequently with other artists on the production of his posters. The initial sketch for this design was made by the American artist William Copley (1919–1996).

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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