In 1967, Richard Long a young Bristol artist made a line in the grass of a field by walking backwards and forwards and called it A LINE MADE BY WALKING.
18 June 2018
James Ostrer’s work often tests the limits of the body politics in the ever evolving analysis of the western body, sexuality, and society.
The Estate of General Idea (1969-1994) is to be represented by Mitchell-Innes & Nash, it has been announced.
12 June 2017
The Whitechapel Gallery is presenting a new exhibition which brings together artworks and documents tracing a visual journey through the motif of dust from aerial reconnaissance, wartime destruction and natural disasters to domestic dirt and forensics.
2 January 2017
Edward Lucie-Smith discusses the relevance of Conceptual Art in the millennial age.
A new exhibition by American artist and founding figure of Conceptual Art, Lawrence Weiner has been announced by the Blenheim Art Foundation. The show opening at Blenheim Palace on 10 October, will showcase works conceived by the artist over the last several decades, in addition to significant, site-specific works, created especially for the Palace. Integrated throughout the ornately furnished Palace […]
The London based international artist Michael Petry has been invited to make works at the Palácio dos Duques de Cadaval in Portugal. The installation which is currently on view, evokes the winery tradition of Alentejo associated with the symbolism of the bowl as an object used to carry offerings. Often portrayed in tales of heroes, […]
Ger van Elk who died age 73 on 17 August was a highly regarded conceptual artist, both nationally as internationally, he continuously reviewed and reconsidered his own work, his personal, trivial, observations as well as art historical developments. Born in Amsterdam, in 1941 at the height of WWII, Van Elk spend many of his his […]
“It is with great sadness that the David Zwirner gallery announces the passing of On Kawara”. For over five decades, On Kawara created paintings, drawings, books, and recordings that examine chronological time and its function as a measure of human existence. The artist began making his signature date paintings (known as the Today series) on […]
Sarah Charlesworth an American visual artist and photographer, connected to the Conceptual Art movement has died in New York age 66. She was born in East Orange, New Jersey. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Barnard College in 1969, where she studied under Douglas Huebler. After completing her degree, she also studied briefly […]
A Swiss artist duo have used GPS tracking and live webcams to follow a parcel addressed to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Domagoj Smoljo and Carmen Weisskopf have posted updates on the parcel’s progress online as part of the art project. The parcel was delivered to the embassy and was checked by security and delivered to […]
For the last 40 years, Michael Asher challenged the logic of architectural structures in galleries and museums, Born in Los Angeles, California, Asher was the son of gallerist Betty Asher and Dr. Leonard Asher. He studied at the University of California in Irvine,where he received his bachelor’s degree in fine arts in 1966. He was […]
The Whitechapel Gallery has announced the first major British survey show of the New York artist Mel Bochner, one of the founding figures of conceptual art, for the Autumn. The exhibition traces nearly 50 years of Bochner’s work, from the late 1960s to today, showing his fascination with language and colour. It will include a […]
Dennis Oppenheim the pioneering conceptual artist has died of complications from liver cancer, he was 72. Oppenheim was born in 1938 in Electric City, Washington and studied at the California College of the Arts and Stanford University, before moving to New York in 1966. He made a name for himself as one of the first […]