Sunday, November 12, 2023

Itinerant Texts

[Various Artists]
Itinerant Texts
London, UK: Bookworks, 1996
8 x 11.5 x 6 cm.
Edition of 40 signed and numbered copies

Itinerant Texts is a set of original slide works by Judith Barry, Robert Barry, Angela Bulloch, Tacita Dean, Jimmie Durham, Tracey Emin, Liam Gillick, Douglas Gordon, Susan Hiller, Joseph Kosuth, Tracy Mackenna and Simon Patterson. 

Each have created works commenting on travel, transience and the nature of site-specificity.

The works were originally commissioned for Artist / Author: Contemporary Artists’ Books, a touring exhibition organized by the American Federation of Arts. Itinerant Texts takes as its starting point the idea of the artist as itinerant worker, continually travelling on a kind of circuit and producing site-specific work.

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