Dieter Roth: Diaries
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The artist Dieter Roth (1930–98) began as a constructivist, but was galvanised by the social and artistic upheaval of the 1960s into reinventing himself as a multi-media, multi-art renaissance man, producing sculptures, books, pictures and writings. This exhibition focuses on his diaries, which he used to keep appointments but also to write down ideas and poems, as a sketchbook and as a place to keep photos. He exhibited in the legendary Strategy: Get Arts from the 1970 Edinburgh Festival and this is the first time since then that his work has been seen in Scotland. Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.
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Reviews & features
Dieter Roth: Diaries6 Aug 2012
Moving and sensitive, if frustrating, insight into Roth’s final days
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