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  • Franz Erhard Walther

    Vera Munro/Fridericianum

    In 1964, the exhibition of Franz Erhard Walther’s work in Fulda was greeted with great excitement. Today, 30 years later, Veir Loers, the director of the Fridericianum, remembers that exhibition as a “model for the ideas of minimal art, conceptual art, and concrete poetry.” For this reason he reconstructed this early exhibition, using mostly the original works shown in ’64, for the show he mounted at Kassel entitled “Sieben Werkgesaenge” (Seven work songs).

    In a rectangular room with a window right off the entrance, there was a square delineated by a ten-meter-long string in the rear right-hand

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