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Jan 27, 2008 tENTATIVELY, cONVENIENCE rated it it was amazing
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I was 22 when I read this. I'd already been a 'conceptual artist' for at least the preceding 6 yrs w/o, probably, being aware that such a mvmt even existed. This was the 1st bk I read on the subject & I was very excited. The stark cutting thru of normal ways of doing things was extremely refreshing. The simplicity of Daniel Buren's using only striped paintings - but trying to present them in as many different lights as possible - such as as sandwich boards - was a stunning departure from ...more