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AMZ ou « le soleil brille pour tout le monde » – Dé-finition / méthode 169 – 1985-87
Claude Rutault [see all titles]
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Claude Rutault AMZ ou « le soleil brille pour tout le monde » Dé-finition / méthode 169 – 1985-87
published in 2011
French edition
21 x 29,7 cm (softcover), box set
2 x 64 pages (duotone ill.)
€15.00
ISBN: 978-2-917393-01-7
EAN: 9782917393017
in stock
 
Artist's book in two parts.
Limited edition of 400 numbered and signed copies.
Since 1973, Claude Rutault (born 1941 in Trois Moutiers, lives and works in Vaucresson, France) uses a simple method to create new artworks, using statements which he calls “definitions/methods”, later abbreviated to “d/m”, then, more recently “dm”. A definition/method is a text, describing a procedure that makes it possible to realize a painting by the artist. Using the original statement: “a canvas, stretched on a frame, painted the same colour as the wall on which it is hung”, Claude Rutault has produced a large body of written work which argue for the specific nature of painting through an analysis of its materiality, its history and its different functions.

See also Marie-Hélène Breuil: Claude Rutault – L'Inventaire.