Charts '64 (2005)

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Charts '64

Watercolor and pencil on paper, 38 pieces, each 50x60 cm, captions in German & English

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“Charts '64” derived from my own statistical evaluations of the archive material of “documenta 3” (1964). I aimed to realize a work based on questions asked of the archive, from my individual perspective as a person and an artist. As for me, each documenta exhibition reflects a kind of global view of the art of its time. I decided to create a kind of visual cosmos. I chose the pie chart as the basic form for my drawings. I worked through the material, collected questions, followed up traces.