Martin Kippenberger - The Happy End of Franz Kafka's «Amerika» (detail)

Martin Kippenberger - The Happy End of Franz Kafka's «Amerika» (detail)

1994

A Piñata-copy of one of the interview desks from Kippenberger's large installaion. This was a part of the exhibiton Who invented the desk? at The Apartment in Vancouver. The interior contents of the Piñata were determined by Liam Gillick: Custom-labeled bottle caps, scrabble letters, pine needles, paper clips.

Gareth Long - Who Invented the Desk? - Version 2

Piñata-copy of Martin Kippenberger's Familie-Hunger-Tisch from The Happy End of Franz Kafka's «Amerika»

2010
Balloons, paiper-mâché , newspaper
Interior contents varialble
Edition of 3

Gareth Long - Who Invented the Desk? - Version 2
Gareth Long - Who Invented the Desk? - Version 2