Art & Language

 

15. November 2003  – 11. January 2004

Featuring artworks by:
Art & Language

Art & Language was initially the name of a group of English artists who preferred to work collectively and anonymously, and the title of a magazine founded in 1968. Art & Language proposes a critical analysis of relations between art, society and politics. With the Linguistic Turn as its historical background, Art & Language combines artistic and discursive issues, calling into question many of the systemic assumptions of artistic theory and practice. Since 1976, the Art & Language project has been the work of Mel Ramsden and Michael Baldwin with the literary and theoretical collaboration of Charles Harrison. Working in a variety of media from painting to rock music, Ramsden and Baldwin, who were among the founders of Conceptual Art, are still concerned with many of the questions that remain unresolved as a consequence of “Modernism´s nervous breakdown”.

 

Curated by Heike Munder

List of works

Art & Language: Mother, Father, Monday

Art & Language

Mother, Father, Monday
2001-2002
Acrylic on canvas, 16 vitrines, wood, metallic tables
100 x 630 x 382 cm

Art & Language: Homes from Homes II

Art & Language

Homes from Homes II
2000 - 2001
Various materials
Dimensions variable

Art & Language: Study for Index: Landscape with St. George

Art & Language

Study for Index: Landscape with St. George
2000-2001
Various materials
300 parts: each 22 x 30.5 cm; altogether 153.5 x 1320 cm

Art & Language

Map of Itself
1967-1990
Puzzle, framed
Ca. 46 x 33 cm

Art & Language

Art & Language

Map to Not Indicate...
1967-1990
Puzzle, framed
Ca. 46 x 33 cm

Art & Language: Now They Are Again I-XVIII

Art & Language

Now They Are Again I-XVIII
2002
Laquer, glass, wood, acrylic
Dimension variable

Art & Language

Study for Mother, Father, Monday I
2001
Pencil on paper
85 x 130 cm

Art & Language

Study for Mother, Father, Monday II
2001
Pencil on paper
85 x 130 cm

Art & Language

Study for Mother, Father, Monday III
2001
Pencil on paper
85 x 130 cm

Art & Language: Sighs Trapped by Liars 373-391, 413-507

Art & Language

Sighs Trapped by Liars 373-391, 413-507
1997
Alogram on canvas on plywood
230 x 200 x 180 cm

Art & Language: Index 003

Art & Language

Index 003
1973
Letraset and pencil on paper
96 x 635 cm

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