Cologne: Darling Publications, 2006
Technical data: 444 pp, 1093 colour and b&w photos
Not for sale at Klimt02
Edited by: Andy Lim.
26 Essays in 13 languages are contributed by international experts as:
Christian Alandete, Robert Baines, Liesbeth den Besten, Paul Derrez, Helen Drutt, Anne Faucheret, Vince Fitzgerald, Warwick Freeman, Mònica Gaspar, Dr. Gerhard Hoyer, Graziella Folchini Grasetto, Love Jöhnsson, Hilton Judin, Susanne Knorr, Otto Künzli, Hauchun Kwong, Ellen Maurer-Zilioli, Pravu Mazumdar, Hiko Mizuno, Thomas Palme, Miyoko & Mitsuaki Sasano, Dipesh Shah, Rafael von Uslar, Paulo Tumminelli, Jan Walgrave, Olga Zobel.
As a result of the winning of the Françoise van den Bosch Award 2006 Karl Fritsch (Munich) decided to make a book – an idea which was running through his mind for some time. The works of more than a decade from this young enfant terrible German goldsmith, also known as ”Lord of the Rings”. Now the book is finished and will be presented at Gallery Ra in the presence of the artist and the publisher.
A two meter long skeleton of a sea-eel, adorned with a hundred rings by Karl Fritsch will add lustre to the event + a special edition of 9 with a ring (gold / diamond).
Introduction of the book Metrosideros Robusta by Karl Fritsch on Sunday November 26 from 1 – 5 pm at Gallery Ra, Vijzelstraat 80, Amsterdam.