Photography from the GDR. Untitled, 1988. Photograph by York der KNOEFEL
Photography from the GDR. Untitled (self portrait with dead sheep), 1989. Photograph by York der KNOEFEL (Jörg Knöfel, 1962-2011 GER). Vintage gelatin silver print, hand-signed and numbered (13/30) on the reverse.
An original photograph from the portfolio „ADREI - Aspekte aktueller DDR-Fotografie“, Karl-Marx-Stadt 1989.
Paper size: 40 x 30.5 cm
Image size: -
Condition: Very good. Minor imperfections of sheet margins
Artist and oeuvre: See website of the photographer and installation artist. York der Knöfel was an important figure in the independent underground art scene of the GDR. Artwork by Knoefel has also been shown in the exhibition „Gegenstimmen“ (Voices of Dissent) at Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin (2016) as well as in the 2012 exhibition „Geschlossene Gesellschaft - Künstlerische Fotografie in der DDR 1949-1989“ at Berlinische Galerie. Slaughterhouse sceneries and photographs of dead animals were central to the work of York der Knoefel.
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