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Benjamin Buchloh

BENJAMIN BUCHLOH is a German art historian. He is a professor of Modern Art at Harvard University.

Between Ideology and Poetry

It would seem that Sol LeWitt’s proto-Conceptual work of the early 1960s originated in an understanding of the essential dilemma that has haunted artistic production since 1913, when its basic paradigms of opposition were first formulated—a dilemma that could be described as the conflict between structural specificity and random organization.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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