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By On Kawara, Jonathan Watkins, René Denizot

Really nice scans of an enticing profile of Kawara's works.

an access in Phaidon's modern Artists series.

interesting observe- considering that Kawara doesn't supply interviews, editors changed the advent, which in most cases comprises an interview with the artist, with a chain of reflections of associates, artists, writers, and critics.

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Japanese-born, New-York-based On Kawara (b.1933) is without doubt one of the world's best-known Conceptual artists, an important foreign determine because the Sixties. Kawara's life is documented completely via his day-by-day art-making perform. top recognized are his Date work (1965-ongoing), within which he methodically creates a unmarried portray an afternoon, with easily the date written on it. This e-book is a unprecedented likelihood for his fans to solve extra of the secret of this cult determine, and for much less normal readers to be brought to his interesting lifestyles and paintings. a special function of this booklet is the Tribute part, which displays the artist's lifelong dedication by no means to be in my view documented in his personal phrases. a set of brief statements by way of 30 contributors chosen in my view through Kawara - between them artists Lawrence Weiner and Dan Graham, and cultural theorist Homi Bhabha - create an oblique 'portrait of the artist'. within the Survey, Curator Jonathan examines the artist's long-standing occupation: from his early figurative portray within the Nineteen Fifties, to his later, text-based Conceptual artwork. Curator Rene Denizot analyses in his concentration a two-person exhibition combining Kawara's paintings with Alberto Giacometti's, revealing either artists' shared drawback for the essence of human lifestyles. The artist's curiosity within the nature of recognition is mirrored in a systematic essay he has chosen for his Artist's selection from the tutorial magazine of recognition reports. within the Artist's Writings, a sequence of handwritten love letters in an indecipherable code replicate the combination of the impersonal and the deeply humanistic

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'The boldest, most sensible accomplished, and so much far-reaching publishing undertaking dedicated to modern paintings. those books will revolutionize the way in which modern paintings is gifted and written about.' (Artforum) 'The mixture of clever research, own perception, important evidence and abundant photographs is a wonderful structure; precious for experts but in addition fascinating for informal readers, it makes those books a needs to for the library of someone who cares approximately modern art.' (Time Out) 'A special sequence of informative monographs on person artists.' (The Sunday occasions) 'Gives the reader the impact of a private come across with the artists. except the writing that's lucid and illuminating, it really is certainly the wealth of lavish illustrations which makes taking a look at those books a lovely entertainment.' (The paintings Book)

About the Author
Jonathan Watkins is Director of the Ikon Gallery, Birmingham. formerly inventive Director of the eleventh Sydney Biennial, whilst established in London he was once Curator on the Serpentine Gallery (1995-7) and Director of Chisenhale Gallery (1990-5). Rene Denizot is a critic and thinker who has written fairly on Conceptual paintings and modern sculpture. He has been an in depth pal of Kawara and a follower of his paintings for good over a decade.

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