Sunday, June 1, 2014

Reiner Ruthenbeck

Reiner Ruthenbeck
Mönchengladbach, Germany: Städtisches Museum, 1972
20.2 x 16.5 x 1.5 cm.
Edition of 440 numbered copies

Exhibition catalogue as printed cardboard box containing a title card, two cards printed on both sides featuring introductory text by Hans van der Grinten and Johannes Cladders, a 7" 45rpm vinyl record, an accordion fold featuring 32 black and white offset photographs of sirens on rooftops. The record, titled Dachskulptur consists of air raid sounds.

The bottom sides of box have been split to allow the record to fit. The title is featured in both Ursula Block's Broken Music and Guy Schraenen's Vinyl Records: Records and Covers by Artists.

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