2013: The 387 Houses of Peter Fritz

Fritz

Austrian insurance clerk Peter Fritz constructed these model buildings in the 1950’s and 1960’s, working with cardboard, matchboxes, wallpaper scraps, and magazine pages. They were discovered by artist Oliver Croy in 1993 in a Berlin junk shop, each in a small garbage bagand exhibited at the Venice Biennale in 2013. Little is known about Fritz’s life.

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