Conceptual Art: Brilliant Concepts by Daniel Marzona

By Daniel Marzona

This advisor to conceptual paintings lines the problems and issues of the 1st new release of artists enthusiastic about the root of the move, with an essay exploring the old foundation of conceptual artwork, its courting to the dominant aesthetics of the Sixties, particularly the modernist concept of Clement Greenberg and his disciples, and the impact of conceptual artwork on todays artwork and cultural weather. Artists featured comprise: Vito Acconci, artwork Language, John Baldessari, Robert Barry, Mel Bochner, Marcel Broodthaers, Stanley Brouwn, Daniel Buren, Victor Burgin, Hanne Darboven, Jan Dibbets, Marcel Duchamp, Gilbert George, Dan Graham, Hans Haacke, Jenny Holzer, Douglas Huebler, On Kawara, Joseph Kosuth, Louise Lawler, Sol LeWitt, Gordon Matta-Clark, Ana Mendieta, Bruce Nauman, Adrian Piper, Edward Ruscha, Lawrence Weiner, Ian Wilson. Taschens uncomplicated artwork circulation and style sequence: every one booklet encompasses a particular creation with nearly 30 photos, plus a timeline of an important occasions (political, cultural, clinical, wearing, etc.) that happened throughout the period of time. The physique of the booklet encompasses a number of an important works of the epoch; every one is gifted on a 2-page unfold with a full-page photograph and, at the dealing with web page, a description/interpretation of the paintings, a reference paintings, portrait of the artist, costs, and biographical info.

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