neonazi

2001

 

A blue neon sign (59 x 15 cm)


Insurance price 2,500 Euro


This neon sign makes light of, or sheds light on the fact of the increasing growth of neo-Nazism in Germany and the rest of Europe. In combination with the neon sign wrestlewithyourangel, the idea that it is a matter of personal choice, which side of the fence one falls, is suggested.

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Ury has also created other artworks that might be considered visual poetry. Moving Message 1992, incorporates an LED sign displaying the words: you are why; Sonata in Sea 1999-2000 is a photo series combined with poetry and wrestlewithyourangel 2001, is a neon sign produced together with the neon sign neonazi 2001; the title of a double photo portrait lesser is me more or less 2003 plays on the name of the German Post-Impressionist Lesser Ury, as does the title of a further double portrait or else 2007, which refers to the German writer Else Ury. The title of a third photo-portrait Beelzebularin 2005 (in the Promised Land series) reveals itself to be an anagram of the biblical Bezalel Ben Uri. half dimensional - semi detached 2010, combines the first of the half dimensional poems with the photograph semi detached.

<span class="year">2001</span> Photo Documentation: Doris Frohnapfel, Trinitatis Church Cologne (D)