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The life of Mr. R. - An installation from 1958 untill present

Not included in RAC

a poetic story


'Das Leben des Herrn R.' - Eine Installation von 1958 bis heute. 

A 15 ft. Container containing art bought from artists an traded with artists. Art bought and traded with international renowned galleries and Kunstvereine. Not one single work of art has been purchased via auctions.


50 years of finding and encoutering works of art by a man who writes poems.

A 15 ft. Container including his life ingredients; a library, other small collections, archives, diaries, life, work, marriage, children, divorce, photographs, slides, videos films etc. It's telling stories about making money, loving art and living live.

For sale in one lot and available for museums.


  • About:
  • some hundreds works of international art.
  • 180 artists, 30 female, 150 male
  • 75 artists are internationally ranked. These artists represent 50% of the volume of 'The life of Mr. R.'
  • 15% painting
  • 10% drawing
  • 30% mixed media
  • 25% editions
  • 5% multiples
  • 7% photography
  • 8% installations


price on request.


Josef Beuys = '' jeder Mensch ist ein Kuenstler ''

Martin Kippenberger = '' jeder Kuenstler ist ein Mensch ''

Wim Reiff = ''jeder Mensch ist ein Kunstwerk ''

Jan Hoet = '' een belangrijke collectie ''

Claudio Parmiggiani = '' ici l'art est une chose de la coeur ''

Franco Toselli = '' Wim est un collectioneur poetique ''

Sammlungen Weimar = '' eine ausserordentliche Sammlung aus dem Hart''

Rudi Fuchs = '' een verzameling van ruim 50 jaar als onderhout voor een bestaande  collectie ''

Museum Kleve = 'Diese Arbeit koennte eine Arbeit von Beuys sein."

Benno Tempel - directeur Haags Gemeente Museum = ..''  U bent het kunstwerk = The Life of Mister Wim Reiff''


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