NO!art + ABOUT + FRONT + MANIPULATION + MAIL EN | DE
Wolf Vostell | NO!art involvement ARTISTS
about search and find in the NO!art archives


ABOUT
BIOGRAPHY
EXHIBITIONS
MIXED MEDIA
WRITINGS
OBITUARY

NO!art
occupies
the strategic
juncture where
artistic production
and socio-cultural
action meet.

STUETZPUNKT
FOUNDATION

NO!manipulation

 
Portrait Wolf Vostell

WOLF VOSTELL was born in 1932 in Leverkusen, Germany. He was an important German artist after the Second World War. In 1959 he incorporated a television set into one of his works, Deutscher Ausblick (1959), which is part of the collection of the Museum Berlinische Galerie in Berlin. He was one of the pioneers of video art and the Happening and Fluxus movement. He is also famous for converting big American cars into sculptures of modern art such as Concrete Traffic (Chicago, USA), Ruhender Verkehr (Cologne, Germany), Beton-Cadillacs (Berlin) or VOAEX (Spain). Died 1998 in Berlin.

Wolf Vostell Estate + Virtual gallery + wikipedia

2018  FLASHES OF THE FUTURE | Ludwig Forum, Aachen
2003  NO!art IN BUCHENWALD | Boris Lurie: Geschriebigtes/Gedichtigtes, Stuttgart
2002  NO!art AND THE AESTHETICS OF DOOM | Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA
2001  NO!art AND THE AESTHETICS OF DOOM | Block Museum, Evanston, IL
1998  NO!art SHOW No 3 mit Lurie, Kirves, and Patterson | Gat Gallery, New York
1988  NO!art anthology | Edition Hundertmark, Cologne
1977  NO BLOOD ... PLEASE | NO!art anthology, Cologne 1988

NO!art involved Artists: ARMENTO + BAJ + BARATELLA + BECHER + BROWN + BRUNET + BRUS + CHORBADZHIEV + D'ARCANGELO + DAYEN + DE RUVO + EHM-MARKS + ERRO + FABRICIUS + FISHER + GATEWOOD + GEORGES + GERZ + GILLESPIE + GILMAN + GOLDMAN + GOLUB + GOODMAN + HALLMANN + HASS + HJULER + KAPROW + KIRVES + KUSAMA + KUZMINSKY + LEBEL + LEVITT + LONG + LST + LURIE + MASTRANGELO + MEAD + MESECK + PATTERSON + PICARD + PINCHEVSKY + RAMSAUER + RANCILLAC + ROUSSEL + SALLES + SALMON + SCHEIBNER + SCHLEINSTEIN + STAHLBERG + STUART + TAMBELLINI + TOBOCMAN + TOCHE + TSUCHIYA + VOSTELL + WALL + WOLF + WOYTASIK + ZOWNIR

NO!art has continued way beyond 1964 and also prior to 1958. The "cutting-off" date 1964, as espoused by the art historian is entirely artificial. Such cutting-off dates are common to art historians, done for cataloguing purposes, and what is more, for accreditation of monetary value in the art market. The cutting-off dates also have a devastating effect on the production of artists, who are, by those means, being convinced that what they produce after a cutting-off date is secondary in importance, and do not belong any longer to the "new times". Yet the art market hated it, for practical reasons of creating confusion about monetary value. That is the main and real reason for art historians and critics insisting on this untrue measure. - Boris Lurie, 2003.

line
© https://no-art.info/vostell/_memo-en.html