Die Beute

The loot

French Wall # 8

CR 522. Year 1971

Die Beute French W Jochen Gerz Cr 522 Web

a) “the loot”
I. the frame
II. the canvas
III. the nails
IV. the reproduction (I – III)

Criticism and doubts about art constantly also entail criticism and doubts about its instruments.

Doris von Drathen 1990


French Wall

Text (handwriting, ink), match, scrap of cloth, nail, torned piece of a b/w photograph, cardboard, black adhesive cloth tape, acrylic glass, wooden frame, 30 x 36 cm, signed and dated lower right: Jochen Gerz 1971

Collection Wehr, Hamburg


Karlsruhe 1975 (Duisburg 1975/1976. Braunschweig 1976). Nürnberg 1996/1997 (Düsseldorf 1997. Saint-Etienne 1997).


I: Karlsruhe 1975, pp. 66, 145. Düsseldorf 1997, pp.28-29

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My name is Jochen Gerz