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  • Bogomir Ecker

    Stadtisches Kunstmuseum

    Some artists have pursued a kind of archaeology of everyday life by presenting artifacts of our recent past, ordinary objects that have been—or soon will be—rendered obsolete by technological progress. In the late '70s, Bogomir Ecker chose a different path: rather than digging up clues, he began planting his own. Anonymously, in a variety of locations—a shabby corner of a street in Paris, in front of a fence surrounding a freight yard in Düsseldorf, in the freezer compartment of a local supermarket—he created imaginative temporary installations that challenged the assumptions and expectations

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