Dieter Roth - Diaries
Opens: 02/08/2012 Closes: 14/10/2012 Fruitmarket Gallery, EdinburghGenevan Prix Caran d'Ache Beaux Arts prize-winner, Dieter Roth's career was all about variety, from the media in which he chose to work to the ways he decided to spell his name. One constant however was the Icelandic artist's use of a diary, a facet of his practice finally showcased in this new exhibit that gives unprecedented access to his personal journals. For more information visit: http://fruitmarket.co.uk/exhibitions/next/ Buy: http://fruitmarket.co.uk/information/visit-us/
The Independent“Even this is not his whole story...” For all his attempts at completeness, the work is, and could only ever have been, incomplete. Flat Waste isn't a total artwork, because artworks, like life, never are...
Guardian“Important, heartbreaking exhibition...” Who was Dieter Roth that his passing was so special? He was one of the most elusive and brilliant artists of the late 20th century. His works, the fragments of his sprawling creativity that can be seen in museums or tracked in private collections...
The Telegraph“To art as a stealth bomber is to airborne warfare...” People often deride contemporary art as a pile of rubbish, and here’s the proof — right? Wrong. Yes, Flat Waste looks like it was made by an obsessive lunatic. But the thinking behind it is prescient and profound...
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