Part One - Laszlo Glozer's essay 'Leaving to Depart - Dieter Roth: The Nomad in His Time' - elaborates on the link between Roth's life and art. Part Two comprises 156 pages showing the progression of Roth's Unique Pieces from 1950 to 1998. Part Three focuses on the artist's 25-year friendship and collaboration with Philipp Buse, as well as the history and development of the Dieter Roth Museum and the Schimmelmuseum. Part Four contains the catalogue of the 550 Unique Pieces in the Dieter Roth Foundation. CD-ROM A virtual tour through the Schimmelmuseum is included with the book, enabling the reader to experience in full the magic of the Sugar Tower, the Chocolate Gnomes, Spice Objects and much more.
Laszlo Glozer is Professor of Modern Art History at the Hochschule fur Bildende Kunste in Hamburg. Dirk Dobke has been curator at the Dieter Roth Foundation since 1998.