Art & Language

 
Art & Language is the name of a group of English artists who choose to work collectively, and the title of a magazine that they founded in 1968. Proposing a critical analysis of the relations between art, society, and politics, Art & Language marks, even in its name, the importance of the “textual turning point” in the 1960s.
Since 1976, Art & Language's project has continued, through Mel Ramsden and Michael Baldwin, with the literary and theoretical collaboration of Charles Harrison. Working with very varied mediums, from painting to rock, these co-founders of Conceptual art remain, even today, attached to observing the consequences of what they themselves call the “depressing collapse of modernism.”
 
 Art & Language - Reality (Dark) Fragments (Light)
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
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This monograph covers more than fifty years of creation by Art & Language, whose artists are at the origin of conceptual art. Through unpublished texts by Matthew Jesse Jackson and Art & Language, a transcript of their opera libretto Victorine, and an interview with the artist collective, this publication questions their journey, and more broadly, the relationship between contemporary art and conceptual art.
 Art & Language - Made in Zurich - Selected Editions  – 1965-1972
2015
trilingual edition (English / German / French)
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An essential publication that allows to reevaluate the importance and impact of the work of the pioneering English group Art & Language, and the emergence of Conceptual art in the early 1970s.
 Art & Language - Homes for Homes II
2006
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Art as theory of the practice and practice of the theory.


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