October 2013

Otto Mühl

Malcolm Green

OTTO MÜHL WAS CALLED MANY THINGS IN HIS LIFE, but never a prophet. Yet his first manifesto, “The Blood Organ: The M-Apparatus,” written in 1962 when Mühl was in his late thirties, proved curiously farsighted, for he characterized himself as a synthesis “of two asocial types, the saint and the sexual murderer.” As if in a vision, he mapped out the entire range …

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