First artist's book by Robert Morris.
Morris, the narrator of this text, sends himself a telegram from his childhood in Kansas City, Missouri of the 40s. He launches into a full account, bringing to surface a flood of past memories when the exhileration of war overwhelmed the imagination of a ten year old...
First artist's book by Morris. Entirely designed by the artist, it included in an installation entitled The Rationed Years (composed of paintings, school desks, sculptures, and a sound piece). The text refers to World War II and to Morris' memory of this period.
The work of American artist Robert Morris (1931-2018) seems to find more and more relevance each year. Often associated with Minimalist
productions—such as those of Carl Andre
, Donald Judd, and Dan Flavin—Morris' work was in reality "multimedia" from the outset and never determined by any style or form.