The State of North Rhine-Westphalia acquired the impressive art collection of Konrad Fischer and his wife, comprising 250 works by some thirty-five artists, as well as the gallery archive, for the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen at the beginning of 2014. The exhibition catalogue now provides a summary of Konrad Fischer’s significant life’s work.


Confessions and Views
The concept of “Homeland” lies somewhere between nostalgia and contemporaneity, a spectrum that makes any conclusive definition impossible. The dictionary does not exist that could supply a succinct explanation of this oft misused word. There are, however, approximations, subjective interpretations, sensual experiences that, taken together, reveal a shining Kaleidoscope of confessions. Famous names from politics, culture and society reveal their own personal thoughts on the subject. Critical illustrators from Europe have presented their points of view with artistic bravado and clever visual ideas. This has created a remarkable and pleasurable book, a new way of experiencing “Homeland”.
26.50 €
32.54 CHF

Out of stock

incl. Tax 7%

Free shipping in Germany and Switzerland


July 2011

ISBN 978-3-86678-579-3

21,00 x 25,00 cm

120 Pages

87 colored and 2 b/w illustrations

Hardcover with clothbound, bound

Languages: German


Gisela und Dieter Burkamp

preface by
Dieter Burkamp

Alexander Gruber, Andrzej Strumillo, Louis van Gaal, Peer Steinbrück, Reinhard Marx, Alfred Buß, Brigitte Labs-Ehlert, Norbert Lammert, Petra Roth, Marianne Thomann-Stahl, Andrea Nahles, Traute Prinzessin zur Lippe,| Armin Prinz zur Lippe, John Dew, Hans Ludwig Böhme, Christoph Albrecht, Hannelore Hoger, Heiner Bruns, István Haász, Max Uhlig, Eun Nim Ro, Regina Leandro, Silvana Koch-Mehrin, Gerhard Bartsch, Elmar Brok, Frank Walter Steinmeier, Hannelore Kraft, Joseph Daul, Guido Westerwelle, Graham Watson, Rosine de Dijn, Aygül Özkan, Norbert Röttgen, Ronald Pofalla and Gerd Winner

graphic design
Polina Bazir, Kerber Verlag

on the occasion of a touring exhibition "Heimat-Bekenntnisse und Ansichten", 23 July to 4 September 2011,  Kunstverein Oerlinghausen, Synagoge and Bürgerhaus Oerlinghausen and an international meeting of caricaturists in Oerlinghausen to celebrate the 975th anniversary of the town in 2011