Archives for posts tagged ‘60′s’

Suga Kishio

  Suga Kishio Work from his oeuvre. “The term Mono-ha, which translates roughly as “school of things,” refers to a group of artists working in Japan in the late 1960s and early 1970s who developed a radically elemental language, combining natural and industrial materials in a manner that echoed aspects of Western Minimalism and Arte […]

Carol Bove

Carol Bove Work from her oeuvre. “…The focus of her artistic endeavor is an immense research project: by means of enquiring into the social history and art of the late 1960s and early 1970s, she relates the latter to the present and lends it greater depth. Here, she is as much interested in popular literature […]

Color Chart

Color Chart Exhibition at MOMA (2008). The above works are (in order) Christopher Williams, François Morollet, On Kawara, Gerhard Richter and Richard Serra. “When I started learning about the art of the 1960s, about ten years ago, the period seemed book-ended by two texts: Clement Greenberg’s After Abstract Expressionism (1962), which accounted for the importance […]

Bernhard Leitner

Bernhard Leitner Work from Soundcube. There are some other fantastic projects on his website that are well worth the visit. “Bernhard Leitner is considered a pioneer of the art form generally referred to as “sound installation.” He introduced sound to the installation space, allowing the installation space to emerge through the sound. Leitner, who actually […]

Doug Wheeler

Doug Wheeler Work from his oeuvre “As a pioneer of the so-called “Light and Space” movement that flourished in Southern California in the 1960s and 1970s, Wheeler’s prolific and groundbreaking body of work encompasses drawing, painting, and installations that are characterized by a singular experimentation with the perception and experience of space, volume, and light. Raised in the high […]

Richard Long

Richard Long Work from his oeuvre. “Long made his international reputation during the 1970s with sculptures made as the result of epic walks, these take him through rural and remote areas in Britain, or as far afield as the plains of Canada, Mongolia and Bolivia.[4] He walks at different times for different reasons. At times, […]