Dieter Roth Bunny-dropping-bunny (Karnickelköttelkarnickel) 1968, published 1972–82

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One of the key artistic innovators of the twentieth century, Roth made experimental artworks including artist's books, sculptures, and, in particular, multiples—small sculptures produced in edition—that exploited unorthodox uses of organic, non-traditional art materials. The playful and decidedly inedible "chocolate" rabbit titled Bunny-dropping-bunny (Karnickelköttelkarnickel), which mimics a chocolate Easter bunny, was made of rabbit droppings and straw, giving the work a satisfyingly humorous visual onomatopoeic quality.

Gallery label from From the Collection: 1960-69, March 26, 2016 - March 12, 2017.
Multiple of straw and rabbit droppings
overall: 7 5/16 x 8 1/16 x 4 1/8" (18.5 x 20.5 x 10.5 cm)
Dieter Roth, and Eat Art Galerie, Düsseldorf
Walter Moser, Basel
Committee on Prints and Illustrated Books Fund
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© 2024 Estate of Dieter Roth
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