Super limited edition by the legendary ClausBöhmler. Since the late 60s he has remained faithful to radical experiments with visuals and sound material from the cultural everyday; generating drawings, texts, radio-based sound works, artist’s books and video clips in tumblr. mode. He has become the champion of a low-tech, but high-end analysis of language, technology, and entertainment.
Claus Böhmler (1939-2017) was a Fluxus artist from Hamburg. In the mid-1960s Böhmler was one of Joseph Beuys’s students at the Düsseldorfer art academy. From 1974 to 2005 he himself was an art professor at the art school of Hamburg, where Martin Kippenberger and Albert Oehlen were two of his students. Like Oehlen, Böhmler joined the ‘Lord Jim Lodge’: a mock secret society founded by Kippenberger and Jørg Schlick, the motto of which is ‘Nobody Helps Nobody’ and the logo of which consists of a sun, a hammer and a pair of breasts. Böhmler took an early interest in reproduction techniques. Like sound works, readymades, radio and film, they have remained part of his work since the 1960s.