Jean Otth

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Jean Otth (born November 16, 1940 in Lausanne ; † October 31, 2013 in Chavannes-près-Renens ) was a Swiss video artist .

life and work

Jean Otth studied art history and philosophy at the University of Lausanne , at the same time he attended the Lausanne Art School. From 1979 to 2002 Otth taught at the École cantonale d'art de Lausanne (ECAL) .

Otth was already working with video in the early 1970s .

"My idea is to add to the movement that a painting creates in its immobility, a movement in itself. It is a time movement which I also consider to be a color, that can be added to the painter's palette. "

- Jean Otth

Exhibitions (selection)

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Swiss Institute for Art Research Otth, Jean accessed on January 5, 2014 (English)
  2. ^ Death of Swiss artist Jean Otth , accessed on January 5, 2014 (English).
  3. Mamco Geneva, Katharina Holderegger Rossier Geneva: Jean Otth ( Memento of the original from March 4, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. , accessed January 5, 2014. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  4. ^ Catalog for documenta 6: Volume 2: Photography, film and video; Kassel, page 351, 1977 ISBN 3-920453-00-X