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La Vie en rose

Claude Rutault - La Vie en rose
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.
Texts, interview of Claude Rutault by Xavier Douroux and Franck Gautherot.
published in 2000
French edition
24 x 15,5 cm
32 pages (13 colour & 3 b/w illustrations)
8.00 5.00
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