Jörg Immendorff. Lebensmittel (1 Tüte). (1968)

Jörg Immendorff Lebensmittel (1 Tüte) (1968)

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The drawing Lebensmittel (1 Tüte) belongs to Immendorff's "Lidl" activities—a series of politically charged performances and environments that commenced with Immendorff's arrest in January 1968 after appearing in front of the parliament building in Bonn dragging a small wooden block painted in the colors of the German flag from his ankle. Soon after, he and his friends opened the student–run, professor–free Lidl Academy, which offered classes for children and performances for visitors.

Gallery label from Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, April 22, 2009–January 4, 2010.
Felt-tip pen, pencil, and watercolor on paper
12 1/4 x 8 3/4" (31.1 x 22.2 cm)
The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection Gift
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© 2019 Jörg Immendorff
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