Jörg Schlick

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Jörg Schlick
(right, with Martin Kippenberger)

Jörg Schlick (born June 23, 1951 in Graz ; † December 29, 2005 in Graz) was an Austrian conceptual artist , author , painter , curator and musician .


He was the editor of the magazine "Sonne Busen Hammer", the central organ of the Lord Jim Lodge . In various art projects he worked with Günter Brus , Wolfgang Bauer and Martin Kippenberger , among others . His work repeatedly sparked discussions, for example when he showed a man urinating on the poster for the Styrian Autumn 1996 cultural festival .

In 2004 he was awarded the Styrian State Prize for Fine Arts .

Schlick died at the age of 54.

His works include a. Represented in the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) , New York, in the Neue Galerie Graz and in the Mamco, musée d'art moderne et contemporain, Geneva.


The Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien (KM– Graz) is dedicating a first major retrospective to him from September 27 to November 22, 2015 on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of his death. An accompanying publication will appear with an initial catalog raisonné of Jörg Schlick's works.


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  1. Appreciation Prize of the State of Styria for Fine Arts: Prize Winners ( Memento of the original from April 17, 2015 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link has been inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. . Retrieved April 17, 2015.  @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.verwaltung.steiermark.at