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Daniel Spoerri

Born 27th March, 1930.

In 1942 Daniel Spoerri´s father died. Flight to Switzerland with the rest of the family. Training as a ballet-dancer. In 1959 Spoerri goes to Paris where his career as an artist starts. First he worked on the subject of multiplication of works of art (edits the »Mat – Edition«). Spoerri became internationally known for his invention of the »snare-picture«. He was one of the founding members of the »Nouveaux Réalistes«. Besides his assemblages Spoerri invented the »Eat-Art« (Restaurant Spoerri and Eat-Art Gallery in Dusseldorf, Germany, in the Sixties; several banquettes; author of the »Gastronomic Diary«). His book »An anecdoted Topography of Chance« has become especially important for object art.

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