• Martin Kippenberger

    Galerie Bleich-Rossi

    There’s a new butt for jokes in Germany. Following the proud owners of the East German Trabant, now Opel Manta drivers are in the limelight. Film directors have already picked them as lead actors in their comedies. The Manta is not just any old sports car; its body isn’t bursting with elegance, and its whining motor doesn’t sound like power unleashed. And still it’s a sports car, a sports car for the everyman, and good enough for a quick getaway at the corner, or to leave a lasting impression on your favorite friseuse. Martin Kippenberger likes to use jokes. He dives into Manta–mania, and

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