50 years Art Cologne: Günter Herzog, director of Zentralarchiv des Internationalen Kunsthandels on the First Kunstmarkt at Gürzenich and Kölnischer Kunstverein, September 13–17, 1967
The genesis of today’s ART COLOGNE, a fair focused on classical modernism, postwar art and contemporary art, was the Kunstmarkt Köln 67. At six in the evening on September 12, 1967, the fair opened in the Gürzenich, the Gothic ceremonial hall of the city of Cologne; it would change the weiterlesen
was entitled “bis das Ei hartgekocht ist” (Until the Egg is Hard-Boiled) and took place on September 12, 1963 at Galerie Zwirner at Kolumbakirchhof 2 (by Günter Herzog)
Daniel Spoerri, the artist who provided the works, explained the exhibition in his very rare invitation—so rare that even ZADIK did not receive one—as follows: “Well, when I drove to Cologne around ten days ago in my small van with bad brakes to pick up weiterlesen
Zentralarchiv des Internationalen Kunsthandels on Its Holdings: Günter Herzog on a Legendary Art Dealer
During the 1960s and 1970s, Galerie Heiner Friedrich played an extraordinarily important role for the development, the reputation, and the international orientation of the West German art world, but for Heiner Friedrich it was only the first step along a path towards a life-relationship with art that seeks its equal in probably every way.
It all began at a Carnival weiterlesen