Dieter Roth [no title] 1971

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Dieter Roth 1930–1998
[no title]
Date 1971
Medium Intaglio print on paper
Dimensions Unconfirmed: 208 x 292 mm
Acquisition Presented by the artist 1979
Not on display

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Among the many self-portraits that Roth made in the 1970s, this portfolio of two-colour etchings seems to look back to the Constructivism of his early years. The drawn structure, seen in an architectural projection, is reminiscent of a modernist building and overlaid with blurred photographs that (presumably) show the artist. A sense of personal entrapment may underlie this image: the same structure appears in other prints, where it is associated with a cage.

March 2007

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