Arthur Köpcke  (German, 1928-1977) 


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Arthur Köpcke

Barbara Wien Wilma Lukatsch
Arthur Köpcke, Inside - Outside


Arthur Köpcke
Inside - Outside

Barbara Wien Wilma Lukatsch
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Arthur Köpcke, Piece No. 68+124 in the series of the Read/Work principle


Arthur Köpcke
Piece No. 68+124 in the series of the Read/Work principle, 1965
oil and collage on canvas


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Arthur Köpcke, Dänisches Lesestück


Arthur Köpcke
Dänisches Lesestück, 1960
color chalk and ballpoint pen on cardboard


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Arthur Köpcke, And a rebus for you


Arthur Köpcke
And a rebus for you, 1960
collage and felt-tip pen on paper


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1928   born in Hamburg, Germany, Arthur (“Addi“)
1957   lived in Copenhagen from 1957 on
1963 - 1965   Köpcke’s work includes paintings, scrolls, literary works, objects, collages, assemblies and fluxus pieces. His key piece reading/ work pieces-manuscript was created between 1963 and 1965
1972 - 1973   guest professor at the Royal Academy of Art in Copenhagen
1977   Köpcke died in Copenhagen
  in the post- war era in Hamburg, painting and literature, focusing on his written work.
  founded Gallery Köpcke, with his Danish wife, Aase (“Tut“), within the five years of its existence, the gallery became a contact point for international avante- garde art (Informel, Nouveau Realisme and Fluxus) in Denmark, organized fluxusfestivals and shows by Filliou, Manzoni, Roth, de Saint Phalle, Spoerri and Williams, Köpcke played an interesting dual role as both art mediator and artist
   Arthur Köpcke. Bilder und Stücke. Cat. Texts by H. Christiansen, Joh. Cladders, Thomas Kellein, Per Kirkeby, Emmett Williams. Berlin 1988
   Arthur Köpcke. begreifen erleben. Gesammelte Schriften. Collected writings. Ed. by Barbara Wien. Berlin, Stuttgart/London, Köln 1994
   Arthur Köpcke. WAS IST DAS - piece No 2. CD (Köpcke lecture "Was ist das", recorded 1974) & booklet. Ed. of 500 num. copies. Berlin, Moen 1996
   Arthur Köpcke. Art is work is art. Cat. (German/Engl.) Kunsthalle Hamburg, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf & Kunsthalle Fridericianum Kassel. 2003
   Rennert, Susanne. Arthur Köpcke. Grenzgänger. Bilder, Objekte, Fluxusstücke. München 1996
   Erró, Fahlström, Köpcke, Lebel. PhönixArt 2003. Cat. (German/Engl.). Ed by Claus Mewes. Hamburg 2003