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John Bock

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John Bock is chiefly known for his spectacular, comic-grotesque actions wherein theatre, performance, lectures, video, installation and sculpture interact with one another in a unique way. More recently there has been an increased production of film and video work. Bock participated in numerous international exhibitions, among others the Venice Biennial (1999 and 2005), the documenta 11 in Kassel (2002) and the Manifesta 5 in San Sebastian (2004). Solo exhibitions have been dedicated to his work, among others at the Museum of Modern Art, New York (2000), the ICA in London (2005) and the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt (2007). John Bock has been professor for sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts of Karlsruhe since 2004.



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