Die Ausstellung

The Exhibition

CR 295. Year 1984

Wv 295 Lexposition 1
Lexposition Jochen Gerz Cr 295 Web

This place was the one he called the observatory. He spent the rest of his life here until 1984. From the start, even though ignorant of his fate, he set it up exactly like this, as if being seen remained his other great preoccupation, inseparable from the first, even here.

Mixed Media Photograph

3 framed b+w photographs, 1 framed text (typed on paper), each 13 x 18 cm, 5 framed b+w photographs, 1 framed text (typed on paper, enlarged photograph), each 40,5 x 50,5 cm, total 206,5 x 139,8 cm

The text is typed in three languages.

Private Collection


Ludwigshafen 1984. Paris 1985. Calais 1986 (Chartres 1986). Vancouver 1986. Montréal 1987.  Mönchengladbach 1988. København 1989. Tel Aviv 1995


I: Calais 1986, pp. 68-69

V: Rossignol 1992, p. 252. Wolf 1992, p. 230

VI: Düsseldorf 1997, pp. 90-91

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My name is Jochen Gerz