Sein Misstrauen gegenüber

His Distrust of

French Wall # 1

CR 515. Year 1968

Sein Misstrauen gegenüber French W1 Jochen Gerz Cr 515 Web

His distrust of paper had gone so far that he took a sheet of it with him wherever he went, blank and folded.


​French Wall

Paper and text (handwriting) on cardboard, black adhesive cloth tape, acrylic glass, wooden frame, 50 x 40 cm, signed and dated on cardboard: Jochen Gerz (1968 –1970)

Collection Rolf Zizmann, Göppingen


Karlsruhe 1975 (Duisburg 1975/1976. Braunschweig 1976). Luzern 1979. Nürnberg 1996/1997 (Düsseldorf 1997. Saint-Etienne 1997).


I: Kiel 1974 a, p. 14. Karlsruhe 1975, p. 145. Paris 1975a, p. 5. Luzern 1979, p. 72. Düsseldorf 1997, pp. 14-15

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