Artaud's Cross (Artauds Kreuz)
Martin Kippenberger ( German, 1953 - 1997 )
Martin Kippenberger's art combines a range of approaches and media, including sculpture fashioned from unusual materials, as in this work: a wooden structure interwoven with interlocking plastic elements. The title pays homage to Antonin Artaud, the early 20th-century French author whose idea of a "theatre of the absurd" is one of the cornerstones of modern art's reliance on irrationality as both a method and a subject.
DMA unpublished material.