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Catalogue n° 1 & n° 2Christian Robert-Tissot

Claude Rutault - Catalogue n° 1 & n° 2
Since 1973, the French conceptual painter Claude Rutault (1941-2022) has used 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.
Le Coin du Miroir edition, Dijon. Text by Claude Rutault.
published in 1983
French edition
19 x 20 cm
in stock
Claude Rutault: other titles

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