Horst Janssen Print Prize Awarded by the Claus Hüppe Foundation
Published by Kerber. Edited by Jutta Moster-Hoos. Text by Susanne Prinz, et al.
Ralf Ziervogel (born 1975) is the fifth winner of the Horst Janssen Print Prize. This volume marks the occasion, reproducing his detailed, often grotesque drawings, and also including his Thomas Bernhard-esque autobiographical writings.
Published by Walther König, Köln. Text by Dominikus Müller.
Berlin graphic artist Ralf Ziervogel here presents more than 100 obsessive, small-format, dip-pen drawings that depict a descent into hell--at scale. His subjects are caught in extreme and horrifying situations, sometimes caught up in giant cobwebs, other times dominated by sadistic machines.