Performance artist Ulay at the age of 76 years died

First of all, the magazine "Monopol - magazine for art and life had reported" about his death. Julio was a long-standing Partner, the artist Marina Abramovi

Performance artist Ulay at the age of 76 years died

First of all, the magazine "Monopol - magazine for art and life had reported" about his death. Julio was a long-standing Partner, the artist Marina Abramovic, with the help of which he made the bizarre actions beyond the art world caused a sensation. So the Two, in 1988, went to about 4000 kilometers on the great wall of China each other, only to separate afterwards for always.

"it is With great sadness that I learned today of the death of my friend and Ex-partner Ulay," wrote Abramovic at Instagram. He was an exceptional artist. "It is comforting to know that his art and his legacy will live on forever."

The Frankfurt Schirn dedicated to the artist, the name was actually Frank Uwe Laysiepen, 2016 a major exhibition. Ulay photographed in Amsterdam in the early 1970s, on the street, transvestites, marginal figures, Addicts, the homeless. At the time it was perceived as highly inappropriate, wrote "monopoly" in an assessment. Ulay was one of pioneers of "Body Art". He has taken on Polaroid photos of tattoos, as this type of body jewelry belonged still to a world of Sailors and prisoners.

in 1976, stolen Ulay temporarily Carl Spitzwegs masterpiece "The poor Poet" from the artistic reasons, from the national gallery in Berlin. The "theft" was he, along with Marina Abramovic on photos. The artists placed the "poor poets", one of the favorite images of the dictator Adolf Hitler (1889-1945), in the apartment of a Turkish guest worker family in Kreuzberg and informed the Director of the national gallery, he could look at the picture now in a new environment. (sda)

Created: 02.03.2020, 16:02 Uhr

Updated Date: 02 March 2020, 17:03

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