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CONCEPTUAL ART

1965-1980

Published in New York, two essays written by Sol Lewitt defined this movement: Paragraphs on Conceptual Art in 1967, and Sentences on Conceptual in Art in 1969. The concept is considered as the essential element of the art work. At the time of its conception, the art project is viewed in its entirety and includes the choice of media, techniques and materials which will be used in its realization. The actual fabrication becomes no more than a mere consequence or a simple formality in the whole process. The artists inolved in the movement engaged in a reflection upon the reasons for art to express itself, the artistic language, and the meaning of the act of creating. To find the answers to these questions, they wrote and published extensively.

Artists not in gallery : Robert Barry, Mel Bochner, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Hanne Darboven, Ilya Kabakov, etc.

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XXth century art movements

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