The shepard on the shelf

French Wall # 71

CR 585. Year 1975

The Shepherd French W71 Jochen Gerz Cr 585 Web

“The prime reward for stirring up the shepherd on the shelf must doubtless be to look at it most passionately…” Extract from: “The shepherd on the shelf”


French Wall

Paper roll, stamped, wire, screws, strip of wood, text (handwriting, photographic opaque), wooden frame, 33 x 24 x 7 cm, signed and dated: Jochen Gerz 1975

See the Single Work Copie (625).

Kunstmuseum Bonn


Karlsruhe 1975 (Duisburg 1975/1976. Braunschweig 1976). Bonn 1982. Nürnberg 1996/1997 (Düsseldorf 1997. Saint-Etienne 1997). Bonn 2001


I: Karlsruhe 1975, p. 149. Düsseldorf 1997, pp. 158-159

II: Mersmann 1976, p. 25

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My name is Jochen Gerz