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Katharina Fritsch: Rattenkönig (Rat-King)

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The earliest recorded sightings of a rat-king (a group of rodents bound together through an accidental knotting of tails) date back to the Renaissance, and subsequent recordings have served only to inflame the unsettling reputation of this phenomenon. Katharina Fritsch conceived of Rattenkoenig (Rat-King), a large-scale sculptural installation, following her first visit to New York.

Publication Details

Publisher
Dia Art Foundation
ISBN
9780944521267
Publication date
1993
Cover
Softcover
Pages
34 pages
Dimension
11.75 x 8.25 in.
Publication credits
Texts by Lynne Cooke, Christian Winter, and Giorgio de Chirico

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Katharina Fritsch

Katharina Fritsch was born in Essen, West Germany, in 1956. She lives and works in Düsseldorf.

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