Archives for posts tagged ‘70’s’

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 […]

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 […]

Barbara and Michael Leisgen

Barbara and Michael Leisgen Work from Memesis. “In the 1970s, the early works of Barbara & Michael Leisgen came as a counterpoint to conceptual photography, notably that of Bernd & Hilla Becher’s typology school of Düsseldorf. The series that the five Frac pictures are taken from belongs to practices operating since the early 1960s: the […]

Sigurdur Gudmundsson

Sigurdur Gudmundsson Work from his oeuvre. “These photographs, influenced by Fluxus and conceptual art, and collectively titled Situations, construct a certain poetic and philosophical vision through a series of staged situations where the artist himself is a stand-in for a persona caught in different circumstances. Each mise-en-scène frames human existence in a humorous and pointed […]

Michael Morris

Michael Morris Work from Colour Research. “Colour Research is an ongoing pursuit of over 35 years and represents a significant holding of the Morris/Trasov Archive. The colour bars are part of this research and at present are in the archive. … Endless Painting. The existing system of monochrome and spectrum variations can be deployed formally, […]

Michel de Broin

Michel de Broin Work from Réparations (the video of this piece is here). “Reparations is an initiative in the course of which used plastic bottles found by chance on the street are recuperated and transformed into rockets. The ballistic launching device is made up of a bicycle pump used to compress a mixture of water […]

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, […]

Mel Bochner

Mel Bochner Works from Misunderstandings (A Theory of Photography) and a few extras. “HANS ULRICH OBRIST: And transgenerational too. Before we were talking about misunderstandings, (and I was curious about this in relation to science and engineering) there can sometimes be productive misunderstandings, and this was just at the moment that you made the amazing […]