Fiberglass, styrofoam
250 x 230 x 240 cm

“Twenty-two men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans always win”, said UK international Gary Lineker after losing the 1990 World Cup semi-final to
Germany. Weltmeister refers to another, more sinister part of German history. This cadaveric ball or globe refers to the eugenics programme of nazi Germany aimed at breeding a species of supermen to rule the world.

Weltmeister (2010) was part of the following exhibition(s):
Let’s Get Physical, Atelier Van Lieshout, Rotterdam (NL), 2020 – 2021

For enquiries: please contact Atelier Van Lieshout via info@ateliervanlieshout.com