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Walther, Franz Erhard



  • Existence: 1939

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Organon / Walther, Franz Erhard., 1983

Identifier: CC-48034-69057
Scope and Contents

There was also a 2nd edition printed in 1986. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1983

The Body Decides / Walther, Franz Erhard., 2014

Identifier: CC-60893-10003753
Scope and Contents This book accompamied the exhibition of the same title, "one of the largest retrospectives to date of this pioneering German artist (b. 1939 Fulda, where he lives and works), whose work straddles Minimalist sculpture, Conceptual Art, abstract painting and Performance Art. Taking its title from a line in one of the artist's own drawings, and emphasising the participation and process at the heart of his practice, the exhibition at WIELS brings together key pieces from the late 1950s and early 1960s, the artist's seminal First Work Set made from 1963 to 1969, as well as hundreds of sculptural elements, drawings and photographs that span the length of Walther's more than half-century long career." "Walther first developed his sewn, padded, pleated and pocketed fabric objects while in art school in the early 1960s. It was then that he conceived of an art inseparable from the actions that can activate it and the participatory activities it provokes. He hardly had a name for what he was...
Dates: 2014

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