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Karl Marx   some projects

I see Marx as an socio-economic thinker who came up with the best analysis of his generation
He was the first one to properly grasp the full impact of industrialization and its consequences on people
in relationship to the entire economic system.

He did do that with an ethical eye, a drive for social and economic justice and
a good portion of wishful teleological thinking one can share or not.

 

MANHATTAN MARXISM - De Vleeshal, Middleburg, 2014

 

COMME DES MARXISTS  -  White Columns, New York 2013 ; Performa 2013,

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A fashion show - Museum Lichtenstein, 2012

 

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Karl Marx, Dressing UP ... , 2012

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Karl Marx- part of credit crunch, 2011

 

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Reading Karl Marx... various reading seminars held since 1998 ff

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London, bookworks, 2000 (Stefan Kalmar present)

 

 

 

 

 

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Reading Karl Marx in a stretch-limo during the Armory Art Fair in New York, 2009

 

 

 

 

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Flags - A spectre ...   flags, 2012

 

 

 

 

Die Fuerbachthesen von Karl Marx auf einem Ruderboot lesen

Reading Karl Marx's Feuerbach thesis on a rowboat on Lake Contanz

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Seminar/Lecture, Terry Eagleton, The future of Marxism, University of London, London, 7/13/1999
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Seminar/Lectures dealing with Karl Mary and Marxism:

Seminar/Lecture, Bernd Ladwig, Das politische Denken von Karl Marx, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, 11/11/1999
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Seminar/Lecture, Tom McDonough, Marx, Engels, and Architectural History, Marxism and Art History Today, College Art Association, Hilton Hotel, New York, 2/25/2000

Seminar/Lecture, Michael Corris, Reconsidering International Art Movements: Conceptual Art and Cultural Imperialism, 1972 - 1978, Marxism and Art History Today, College Art Association, Hilton Hotel, New York, 2/25/2000
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Seminar/Lecture, Stephen Hastings-King, Narrating the Collapse of the Marxist Imaginary, Heterodox Marxism and Castoriadis, Cornelius Castoriadis: Rethinking Autonomy, Columbia University, New York, 12/1/2000

Seminar/Lecture, Dick Howard, Philosophy and Politics in Marx and Castoriadis, Heterodox Marxism and Castoriadis, Cornelius Castoriadis: Rethinking Autonomy, Columbia University, New York, 12/1/2000

Kristin Ross, Marx’s Realist Intention, Amsterdam, 5/11/2012

Boris Groys, Answering Marx: From the Artwork to the Installationc,University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, 5/11/2012

Lu Xinghua, The Hangzhou Capital Film-Action ,University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, 5/11/2012

 

 

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I hate Karl Marx, video 2010

 

 

Karl Marx Allee Project (former Stalin Allee in Berlin)

 

 

STALIN ALLEE - KARL MARX ALLEE - portraits of an aging population, 2007/ 2009

 

Karl Marx Allee - photographs

 

 

 

CLICK IMAGES BELOW AND YOU GET TO THE ORIGIN / STORY /

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SKIZZE ZU EINEM 'KOPF AUS GLAS' / SKETCH FOR 'A HEAD OF GLASS' , 2011

staatsgalerie stuttgart, 2011 (voila)

recycled PET bottles and glass,

this work is named after the werner herzog film HERZ AUS GLAS /heart of glass in which all actors worked under hypnosis !!!

assistant: Priyanka Jain, produced with the help of the Art Academy Stuttgart.

 

 

 

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Karl Marx, Das Kapital, Kritik der politischen Oekonomie, Erster Band, Buch 1, Der Produktionsprozess des Kapitals, 2009  book destructions:

dvd, 4 min

 

 

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www.ganahlmarx.com / neon 2001

this web site exists - the works comes with the web sites

 

RELATED VIDEOSS.. ABUT ALSO ..

Reading Lenin's Imperialism, The Highest Stage of Capitalism, Tbilisi, 2012 -- there is also a red place moscow version

Klassenkampf / Class Struggle - Bicycling Tbilisi, 2012, 2 channel  video 60 min,

 

/// in the end its about economics.. ///

Painting a pighead in front of Giorgio Morandi, Bologna 201

 

 

 

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Marx e ancora Marx, / Marx and again Marx, Interview with Toni Negri underhouse arrest in Rome, 2001, 2001 3 photographs, 30 x 40 inches, 2 hours 35 min video Baumgartner Gallery, New York

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Friedrich Engels. Little Ireland. 2011

 

 

 

ACCESSORIZING KARL MARX  / ACCESSORIZING DAS KAPTIAL

Karl Marx Jewelry

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various proper tea is theft works

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proper tea is theft / karl marx tea stuff

 

 

 

religion is the opium of the people

Religion is the Opium of the People, 2005

wall painting, Installation in Poland

 

 

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Holzwege, Die Religion ist das Opium des Volkes, Karl Marx / Religion is the Opium of the People, Karl Marxs
Holz / wood carving, 80 x 100 cm

 

 

Credit Crunch Meals , since 2008

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Bicycling from Karl-Marx-Allee through the Brandenburger Gate - Meditating Berlin 1989, 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

in the making

 

KLASSENKAMPF

(transl: he screams: class struggle)

INFLATABLE

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a small series of paper cut animations of karl marx's life

--- comparable to this episode in the life of Lenin

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FRIEDRICH  ENGELS:  THE CONDITOIN OF TEH WORKING GLASS

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The condition of the working class in England - Little Ireland. 1842 / 2011

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Friedrich  Engels: The condition of the working class .... 2011 ff

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KARL MARX DRESSING UP

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---  CAPTIALISM NOT WORKING  AT WORK - What twisted capitalism , myotpic real estate speculations and incomptetence are doing to East Harlem:

 

"HAUNTED HOUSES" 

Vacant buildings on Third Avenue
between 99th and 120th street

16 mm, color film

see the film here (contact me for the password)

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related to haunted houses.. ON THE SAME AVENUE --- and also about gentrification and urban effects

El Mundo - A Classical Music Concert At El Mundo, Former Eagle Theater, Spanish Harlem, New York 2013

 

 

 

Ebay Karl Marx, US $ 134.50, 1969/2012

ink on paper, (6 A4 sheets), packaging material, and Russian made bronze bust made by Tomsky in 1969,

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see also

DADALENIN 

dadalenin.com

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Dada Lenin,

 

 


Rudi Gurtin, My Travel Agent, A Stalinist in New York in the Year 2000 2 phyotographs 30 x 40 inches, 60 min video interview

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MANHATTAN MARXISM - De Vleeshal, Middleburg, 2014