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Claude Rutault Transit/extensions
Texts by Frédéric Bouchet, Claude Rutault, Julie Delmas, Joël Houzet, Yves Jammet, Annie Scamps.
published in 2003
French edition
24 x 17,5 cm
75 pages (40 ill. en coul. pleine page)
€15.00 €8.00
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ISBN: 978-2-84066-098-9
EAN: 9782840660989
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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.