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Conceptual Artist Dies at 79 – ARTnews.com

Lawrence Weiner, a godfather of the Conceptual art movement of the 1960s and ’70s, has died. Lisson Gallery and i8 Gallery, both of which represent Weiner, said in their announcements that he died at 79 on Thursday. A cause of death was not stated, although he said in a 2020 interview that he was in treatment for an unspecified form of cancer. With his ...

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‘Blown Away’ Star Alex Rosenberg Reveals his Conceptual Side – ARTnews.com

Few things are as mesmerizing to watch as skilled glassblowers in the hot shop, gathering molten glass on their long iron rods then swiftly adding color, form, and texture before it cools in minutes. In Blown Away, a reality-competition glassblowing show that first aired on Netflix in 2019, this grace and elegance is also punctuated by a lot of stress: the inevitable shattering form, ...

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7 Essential Books on Conceptual Art – ARTnews.com

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission Radical times call for radical art, and so it was between 1965 and 1975, when political and social upheaval roiled the country. Conventional painting and sculpture seemed pointless, and anyway, stripping art to its bare essence had been a driving narrative of modernism. ...

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Pioneering Conceptual Photographer Dies at 88. – ARTnews.com

Lew Thomas, an artist whose photographic experiments created new possibilities for Conceptual art, has died at 88. Philip Martin Gallery in Los Angeles, his longtime representative, announced the news on Thursday in an email. Thomas’s work was, on the surface, quite simple. Following the birth of his daughter, he created BLACK & WHITE (1971), a vertical diptych in which the word “black” is printed in white ...

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Conceptual Artist Dies at 85 – ARTnews.com

Teresa Burga, an artist whose indefinable output made her one of the most important conceptual artists in Latin America, has died at 85. The Peruvian Ministry of Culture announced her death on Twitter on Thursday. Today, Burga is considered a major figure for her boundary-pushing works focused on authorship, forms of labor, and the status of women in Peru, her home country. Her work ...

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