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Bamboostange liebt Zollstockstern (Bamboo Pole loves Folding Ruler Star)

Date
1968–1969
Dimensions
actual, each 23-7/8 x 19-13/16 inches
Type
Photographs
Description
.1 spoon suspended on string between two glasses .2 pickle in a glass on floor .3 table with a ping pong ball at each corner of top .4 hand holding teapot with crumpled paper pouring out .5 blanket on floor with folds that form the image of a figure .6 dominos or blocks on floor, out of focus .7 napkin twisted at lower end on black field .8 tube standing upright in bowl of lettuce .9 7 bamboo stalks against wall .10 table with 4 spools of thread, roll of cloth tape .11 pickle stuck through paper .12 lighted candle in star-shape holder at center of tape measure in star shape .13 scissors suspended above glass of gin .14 tipped pitcher with white sheets of paper spilling out .15 view out window over radiator (city view)
Materials
15 black-and-white photographs
Accession Number
1995.77.1-.15
Inscriptions
N.A.
Copyright
© Estate of Sigmar Polke / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, Germany