Joseph Kosuth: Guide to Contemporary Art, Special Edition

A pioneer of the conceptual art movement, Joseph Kosuth's work explores the role of meaning in art and, like an archeologist of language and culture, he orders words and ideas from our historical memory into distinct yet intersecting layers of cultural activity--ones that are experienced today. For his 2003 exhibition celebrating the Museum's Centennial Year, Kosuth used a variety of media--text, photographs, neon signage, archival materials, objects from the This Special Edition Guide blends the Museum's guide to the collection with documentation of Kosuth's installations throughout the galleries and on the exterior façade and three site-specific installations Kosuth set up as an open-ended dialogue between James McNeil Whistler, Bernard Berenson, and Gardner herself.

Edited by Fiona Biggiero
184 pages
Published by Charta, 2004
6 x 9 inches

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