Joseph Kosuth’s Con­cep­tu­al Art Exhi­bi­tion A Short His­to­ry of My Thought

Fiona Gruber
ABC Books and Arts, 10 October 2017
Amer­i­can artist Joseph Kosuth is one of the pio­neers of con­cep­tu­al art, burst­ing on to the New York art scene in the mid 1960s at the age of 20, with intel­lec­tu­al­ly chal­leng­ing works that spawned a gen­er­a­tion of acolytes and imi­ta­tors. He works with lan­guage, main­ly in neon, and mines the worlds of phi­los­o­phy, lit­er­a­ture, sci­ence and pop­u­lar cul­ture to explore the nature of mean­ing and the essence of art. His most recent solo show, at Mel­bourne’s Anna Schwartz Gallery is A Short His­to­ry of My Thought and includes works based on the writ­ings of Samuel Beck­ett and Sig­mund Freud, an illeg­i­ble page from the note­books of Charles Dar­win and a mind map reflect­ing on the word light”.
For link to inter­view please click here. For link to arti­cle please click here. Cred­its: Fiona Gru­ber (Inter­view­er and Pro­duc­er) Rhi­an­non Brown and Anna Frey Tay­lor (Exec­u­tive Producers) 
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