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Conceptual art

Subject Source: Lcsh: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 1028 Collections and/or Records:


Identifier: CC-46990-49728
Scope and Contents Signs Ltd. of Bellenden Road have, after some adjustments I made to the prototype, produced, in laminated plastic with perspex slide, a handsome multiple of my favourite device. This comment about the work originates from Phillips' Works/Texts to 1974 (1974), p. 266. "A shop that I pass regularly on the way to the studio had a small red and white plastic sign saying C LOOPSEEND. Since the shop sold yams and sweet potatoes I assumed that this was the name of the proprietor; the double vowels suggested Dutch however and I was puzzled each time I passed it. Having seen this name for about a year and having thought it odd but probably liable to rational explanation, I suddenly came across its double in a second-hand shop in Ipswich in 1965. I was about to ask the shopkeeper whether he was any relative of his namesake in Camberwell when I noticed, in the back of the shop, many piles of similar nameplates, each bearing the inscription C LOOPSEEND. For some reason I made no enquiry in the...
Dates: 2007

Cammino Dentro un Corpo / Antonaci, Massimo., 1991

Identifier: CC-32072-33607
Scope and Contents

This catalogue reproduces Polaroid photographs of ancient architectural elements along withhe artist's calligraphic letter forms. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1991

Capillarity Book For Vaclav Bostik / Kocman, J.H.., 1971

Identifier: CC-59384-56757
Scope and Contents

Ths booklet is similar in concept to those mae by Wally Depew who also made pin holes in some of his bookets and relied on chance staining of the pages with paint and ink. The back cover is rubberstamped '126.' Wikipedia: Vaclav Boštík (November 6, 1913 - May 7, 2005) was a Czech painter, graphic artist and illustrator. In 1937 he joined the Academy in Prague and from 1942, he was a member of the Umělecka berseda (Art Forum). In 1960 he became one of the founding members of the UB 12 Group. His early work is much influenced by painters Corot and Cezanne and realism. However, by the late 1950s, he had begun painting abstract art. Later he participated in the restoration of Renaissance artistic work on the facade of Litomyšl castle.Shortly before his death, in 2004 he received an award from the Minister of Culture and in the same year Medal of Merit from the President of the Czech Republic. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1971

[Card To Emmett Williams] / Nannucci, Maurizio; Williams E., 1978

Identifier: CC-40474-42446
Scope and Contents

The card is written on the verso of "sixty natural greens," a conceptual art piece. Nannucci asks Williams to make a contribution to his magazine, Mela. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1978