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Imprimés 1973-2013 – Essai de catalogue raisonné des livres, publications, ephemera et autres imprimés
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Claude Rutault Imprimés 1973-2013 Essai de catalogue raisonné des livres, publications, ephemera et autres imprimés
Edited by Didier Mathieu.
Texts by Claude Rutault and Marie-Hélène Breuil.
published in February 2015
French edition
17,5 x 24,5 cm (softcover, box set)
368 pages (ill.), 282 blank pages
€40.00
ISBN: 978-2-917393-04-8
EAN: 9782917393048
in stock
 
The catalogue raisonné of Claude Rutault's books and prints.
Accompanied by a digital edition in an USB card.
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.