MARTIN KIPPENBERGER: THE HAPPY END OF FRANZ KAFKA'S "AMERIKA"
(KIPPENBERGER, MARTIN). Kippenberger, Martin & Karel Schampers. Rotterdam, THE NETHERLANDS: Museum Boymans-van-Beuningen, 1994. First Edition 1/1500. 4to. Pictorial Self-Wrappers. Artist's Book. Near Fine.. np (96pp), 330 b&w illustrations + decorative endpapers. Text in German and Dutch. Designed by Martin Kippenberger & Karel Schampers. With an exhibition history, bibliography, and discography. This is the artist's book cum catalogue published in conjunction with the 1994 Martin Kippenberger exhibition held at the Museum Boymans-van Beuningen entitled "The Happy End of Franz Kafka's "Amerika". It reproduces three hundred and thirty images of drawings, sculptures, paintings and visual material collected by the late, great German artist on the subject of "Table - Chair - Job Interview". A handsome example of this uncommon item (entry number one hundred and twenty-four in Uwe Koch's "Annotated catalogue raisonné of the Books by Martin Kippenberger 1977-1997") showing just a bit of wear to the covers. 90-6918-130-4 Inventory Number: 016424