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On Kawara : Consciousness. Meditation. Watcher on the Hills

Watkins, Jonathan / On Kawara

Published by Les Presses Du Réel / Ikon Gallery, Dijon / Birmingham, 2007
ISBN 10: 2840662116 / ISBN 13: 9782840662112
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Title: On Kawara : Consciousness. Meditation. ...

Publisher: Les Presses Du Réel / Ikon Gallery, Dijon / Birmingham

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Boards

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition

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143 pp. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Essay by Jonathan Watkins. Afterword by Franck Gautherot. Documentation with gallery views, press clippings and promotional material of an exhibition of conceptual art by On Kawara (b.1933) which travelled clockwise around the world to twelve different galleries beginning in Birmingham UK in 2003 and ending in Lima, Peru in 2006. Internally clean and unmarked with tight, sound binding. Laminated, green paper covered boards with titles printed in white. Light shelf and edge wear to boards otherwise very good condition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006514

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Synopsis: On Kawara's recent exhibition, which circumnavigated the world in a clockwise direction over a three and a half-year period, played with the artist's preoccupation with time. The pieces chosen reflect a judicious choice, rather than a full retrospective, and consist of: an early drawing, Date Paintings', the One Million Years' books and a batch of telegrams devised by the artist himself. Apart from an introductory essay, the catalogue further only features reproductions of the artist's work, interspersed with reviews taken from newspapers.

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