Tuesday, January 24, 2012


Released in December of 1968, in an edition of 1000 copies, Statements is Lawrence Weiner’s first artist’s book. Many, many more would follow, but few improved upon it. It is considered the first exhibition to exist only as a bookwork. The title was co-published by the L Kellner Foundation and the influential dealer/curator Seth Siegelaub. An almost two-hour long conversation between Siegelaub, Weiner and Robert Barry can be heard here:


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