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Dieter Roth (April 21, 1930 – June 5, 1998) was a Swiss artist best known for his artist's books, editioned prints, sculptures, and works made of found materials, including rotting food stuffs. He was also known as Dieter Rot and Diter Rot.
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Roth worked in a variety of media including painting, sculpture, book-making, and graphic arts. His work does not fall easily into any category of contemporary art, while encompassing many of them. In the 1950s, he produced collages, fabric designs and jewellery, alongside kinetic art, text, and photographs. He participated in 'happenings.' In 1975 he founded the Zeitschrift für Alles. He was linked to the Fluxus Movement through his friend Daniel Spoerri.
German, Swiss
Artist, Designer, Assemblage Artist, Graphic Designer, Poet, Performing Artist, Artiste, Collagist, Graphic Artist, Multimedia Artist, Painter, Photographer, Sculptor
Dieter Roth, Karl-Dietrich Roth, Diter Roth, Diterrot Roth, Ditterot, Dieter Rot, Diter Rot, Diterrot Rot, Karl-Dietrich Rot, Carl Dieterich Roth, D.R. Künstler, Otto Hase, Ratz Hundefutter, Fax Hundetraum, Max Plunderbaum, Rainer-Roth, Künstler D. R., D. Roth, Dieterich Roth, Diether Roth, Karl D. Roth, Karl-Dieterich Roth, Karl Dieterich Roth, Karl Dieterich Rot, Wix Studenschaum
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  • MoMA Highlights: 375 Works from The Museum of Modern Art Flexibound, 408 pages
  • MoMA Now: Highlights from The Museum of Modern Art—Ninetieth Anniversary Edition Hardcover, 424 pages
  • Wait, Later This Will Be Nothing: Editions by Dieter Roth Exhibition catalogue, Paperback, 96 pages
  • Roth Time: A Dieter Roth Retrospective Paperback, 304 pages

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