57 black & white illus.  pp. 8vo, orig. printed wrappers, staple-bound. Cologne: Galerie Gisela Capitain, 1989.
Scarce Martin Kippenberger (1953-97) artist’s book, from an edition of ca. 500-800 copies. It was published in conjunction with the artist’s exhibition Die Hamburger Hängung. Umzüge 1957-1988. Fallende Flüge [Hamburger Hanging. Removals 1957-1988. Falling Flights] (20 January-18 February 1989).
“This artist book contains reproductions of drawings (oil crayon, lead pencil, ballpoint pen and Tipp-ex on invoices of the Bahia Othon Palace Hotel, Salvador BA, from the years 1986-1988) of the floor plans of all the premises in which Martin Kippenberger had worked and lived as far as he could recall since the fifth year of his life.”–Koch.
Fine copy, now rare on the market. WorldCat records copies at: Bard, Metropolitan Museum of Art (NY), Museum of Contemporary Art (LA), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, National Gallery of Art (DC), and Stanford.
❧ Uwe Koch, Annotated catalogue raisonné of the books by Martin Kippenberger, 1977-1997 (2003) 66.
Item ID: 8207