Untitled, 1975. Hand-colored etching by Bertram WEIGEL
Untitled, 1975. Rare hand-colored etching by Bertram WEIGEL (1950-1976 GER), hand-signed, numbered (12/100) and dated.
Paper size: 18.1 x 24.0 cm
Image size: 12.4 x 15.2 cm
Artist and oeuvre: In 1972, avantgarde artist Bertram Weigel participated in the legendary documenta 5, curated by Harald Szeemann. The year before, in 1971, Weigel took part in the "eat-art" happenings shown in the gallery Spoerri in Dusseldorf and participated in a "hunger performance" on the occasion of an exhibition by André Thomkins.
In 1976, Bertram Weigel was awarded the Villa Romana fellowship. During his stay in Florence, he died in a car accident at the age of only 26 years.