Do Not Enter The Exhibition! Collector's edition


Big size Collector's edition: tin plate sign embossed 25.5 x 40 cm,
drillings at the corners; in a cardboard folder with extras
(KUNSTZEITUNG, flyer, postcard);
Edition of 250, sign./num., remnants

175,00 €
(incl. VAT plus shipping cost)

In the Sixties Timm Ulrichs pleads for art to be kept out of the galleries and museums, and sets an example. Invited to create a one-man show, he sterilises the exhibition rooms with a variety of disinfecting agents, puts down rat poison and seals the gallery. At the blocked-off entrance door there hangs the sign: ‘Betreten der Ausstellung verboten!’ – ‘Do not enter the exhibition!’ (Kabinett für aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven 1970). 1969 the prototype sign was produced as a two-colour screen print on aluminium (Collection Sprengel Museum, Hanover). 2007 the big sign was released as Collector’s edition, followed by the postcard size museum’s shop edition in 2008.
See also: Shop edition

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