Boris Lurie (1924-2008) and Wolf Vostell (1932-1998) probably met during Vostell’s first stay in New York in 1964. Born in Leverkusen and later active in Cologne, Paris and Berlin, Wolf Vostell was considered a dazzling representative of the international Fluxus movement right from the start of his artistic career. He had been addressing the unpopular subject of the Shoah in Germany since the 1950s. Vostell’s handling of the new media and means of transport (television, radio, airplane or car) in particular was characterized by both fascination and ambivalence, supported by skepticism in view of their psychological and social impact.
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