Tower of Crime
1991

Jürgen Bartsch aka Ich Kenne Kein Weinachten
Jürgen Bartsch aka Ich Kenne Kein Weinachten

A metal panel. On the left a star made by five knives. On the right a heavy metal framed picture of serial killer Jürgen Bartsch. On the floor a wooden box with an electric motor embedded in straw. A metal rod is connected to the motor and the knife-star. The star jerks up and down.
'Ich kenne kein weinachten' refers to Joseph Beuys' 'Ich kenne kein weekend'.


Metal, knives, painted glass, wooden box, electric motor, straw, 180cm x 200cm x 50cm.
Property of the artist.


Shown at:
  • Bizarre Christmas in Moltkerei Werkstatt, Köln, Germany, 1991.
  • Crime in Art in Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow, Kraków, Poland, 2014.
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