Scrapbooks 1969-1985

Scrapbooks 1969-1985
Author: Walter Pfeiffer (Ed.)
Publisher: Edition Patrick Frey
Language: English
Pages: 460
Size: 25 x 32 cm
Weight: 2.8850 kg
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 9783905929256
Price: €82.00
Product Description

Walter Pfeiffer’s Scrapbooks from 1969 to 1982 are a very unique Wunderkammer. Pfeiffer’s Polaroids and photographs alternate with miscellaneous objects – newspaper clippings, postcards, packaging, tickets – and brief punning notes. Pfeiffer assembles all of this into a large collage full of surprising references and comparisons that is both a visual diary and creative foundation of his artistic work. In his scrap books, Pfeiffer’s keen view of Eros, Zeitgeist and popular culture, his disrespectful humor as well as his appreciation for the poetry in the mundane and banal, are sharply revealed. They offer a view into Pfeiffer’s meandering and playful universe and are a contemporary document that captures the Zeitgeist of the 1970s and 1980s with ephemeral elegance.