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Parkett No. 42 Lawrence Weiner, Rachel Whiteread
In this issue the idea of the object is exploded in the works of two artists with strikingly different yet subtly similar approaches to the legacies of Minimalism and Conceptualism. Since the 1960s, Lawrence Weiner has questioned artistic authority and originality eschewing images for an art "made" entirely of language. Winner of the prestigious Turner Prize in 1994, Rache ...more
Paperback, 300 pages
Published December 2nd 1994 by Parkett Publishers
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Lawrence Weiner, one of the central figures of Conceptual art, was born in 1942 in the Bronx, New York. After graduating from high school, Weiner had a variety of jobs—he worked on an oil tanker, on docks, and unloading railroad cars. He traveled throughout North America before returning to New York, where he exhibited at Seth Siegelaub Contemporary Art in 1964 and 1965. Weiner’s early work includ ...moreMore about Lawrence Weiner...