Martin KippenbergerNine Profit Peaks - Three Designs for Rest Centres for Mothers 1985

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Artist
Martin Kippenberger (1953‑1997)
Title
Nine Profit Peaks - Three Designs for Rest Centres for Mothers
Neun Kostengebirge - Drei Entwürfe für Müttergenesungswerke
From T.Ü.
Date 1985
MediumScreenprint on paper
Dimensionsimage: 835 x 598 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 2005
Reference
P79093
Not on display

Summary

German artist Martin Kippenberger designed this poster on the occasion of an exhibition of his work held at Galerie Heinrich Ehrhardt, Frankfurt, in 1985.

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 forms part of the first folio, T.Ü., which stands for ‘Title Überflussig’ (Title Unnecessary). Published in 1986 in an edition of sixteen, each folio contained seventeen posters made between 1984 and 1986… (read more)

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