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An Expressivist Smithson?

The publication date of Ehrenzweig‘s book was 1967, but he died the year before. He was well versed in contemporary art, and mentions the color field painters, Neo-Dada and Op Art, and has something important to say about them all. … Continue reading

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The Light

Though the pictorial under-structure of the piece might have been fully used up, when it was complete the painterly and pictorial came back in the most surprising and ecstatic way, as light—momentarily of course, and only seeable from particular locations … Continue reading

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