Published by Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln, 2022, 608 pages (colour & b/w ill.), 20.1 × 27.9 cm, EnglishPrice: €120
A projected multivolume catalogue of the Michael Krebber’s complete work, compiling high-quality photographs, material descriptions, and provenance of his output in all media. Focused on his early work, this first volume includes paintings, sculptures, works on paper, and film from 1972 to the year 2000. Opening with a historical essay that traces the genesis of Krebber’s practice in relation to contemporaries such as Martin Kippenberger and Albert Oehlen, the book also contains numerous short texts analyzing and contextualizing individual works. In addition to a full biography and bibliography, the catalogue raisonné features extensive documentation of Krebber’s early exhibitions, many of which have not been published before.