Inhaltsangabe (Summary of Contents/Sumario)

Albert Oehlen

Galerie Max Hetzler / Holzwarth Publications, Berlin 2000
With texts by Albert Oehlen and André Butzer (German / English / Spanish)

“Pensive, melancholy, filled with skepticism, we look into the world. Our skull is burdened by a round mirror with an enormous red-striped beach ball, a symbol of inattentiveness, sex, dereliction of duty and idle chatter. Three naked zebras are led with stooped gait around this symbol. The first is led by Lady Pity, the second by a joker, the third by a ladies’ handbag filled with concrete. Behind a witch-like old woman waxing a handkerchief soiled all over with characters, we also see a small lion as a personification of pomposity and wrath, who presumably leads a fourth zebra, hidden by the handkerchief, around the circle. (...)”

A. Oehlen and A. Butzer, ‘Summary of Contents’, in Albert Oehlen: Inhaltsangabe (Summary of Contents/Sumario), Berlin: Galerie Max Hetzler and Holzwarth Publications, 2000, p. 96

Publisher: Galerie Max Hetzler / Holzwarth Publications, Berlin
Texts: Albert Oehlen and André Butzer
Publication date: 2000
Binding: Softcover
Dimensions: 32,5 x 30 x 1,5 cm
Pages: 111
ISBN: 3-00-006392-7

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Albert Oehlen

Drei Bilder, ein Buch (Artist's book: "Inhaltsangabe")

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