Agent Artist

Elements of Mystery and Motifs of Lunacy




Online Version of the exhibition Agent Artist. The exhibiton was curated by Thomas Büsch at the PS1 Museum in New York City 1994 within the frame of his residency in New Yrok supported by the Berlin Senat.


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The Agent Artist operates subversive and conspiratorial in form of surprise attacks and split second outburst of ecstasy.

The Agent Artist follows any tiny trace, moments of disappearing and disappearance that are part of contemporary art in the 20th century. The Agent Artist perfers to act in uncommon and unexpected places. You will find him in the garage, unusual for an artist. But here he feels secure like a teenage boy unobserved by the eyes of official organs….

Text by Thomas Büsch



With works by Marcel Broodthaers, Ed van der Elsken, Tony Feher, Donald Guanieri, Gregory Green, David Hammons, Susan Jennings, Asgar Jorn, Alfredo Martinez, Josephine Meckseper, Cildo Mereilles, Ludwig Schwarz, Annette Wehrmann and others.

The online version of Agent Artist was first launched 1998 in the frame of the magazine clubmedia.

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