Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Germano Celant | The Record as Artwork

Germano Celant
The Record as Artwork: From Futurism to Conceptual Art
Fort Worth, USA: The Fort Worth Art Museum, 1977
121 pp., 17.5 x 17.5 cm., softcover
Edition size unknown

An exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with the show held at the Fort Worth Art Museum, Texas, December 4, 1977 - January 15, 1978. The exhibition, which also traveled to the Moore College of Art Gallery in Philadelphia, the Musée d'Art Contemporain in Montreal and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, featured artists' records from the personal collection of Germano Celant (who had previously published a book with a similar title, in 1973: The Record as Artwork). Artists featured include Kurt Schwitters, Yves Klein, Allan Kaprow, Jan Dibbets, Sarkis, Topor, Jack Goldstein, Jean Tinguely, etc.. Includes a discography and a list of works. Text in English and French.

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