Joseph Kosuth: An Inter­pre­ta­tion of This Title’ – Wait­ing for – (Texts for Nothing)

Macmil­lan Art Publishing

This two-vol­ume pub­li­ca­tion doc­u­ments two com­mis­sions (for/​by) inter­na­tion­al­ly renowned Con­cep­tu­al artist Joseph Kosuth titled An Inter­pre­ta­tion of this Title Niet­zsche, Dar­win and the Para­dox of Con­tent’ which was cre­at­ed for the Tal­bot Rice Gallery Library in Ediburgh and Wait­ing for –(Texts for Noth­ing)’ Samuel Beck­ett, in play which was devel­oped for the Aus­tralian Cen­tre for Con­tem­po­rary Art, Mel­bourne in the sum­mer of 20102011. Through the use of his sig­na­ture medi­um, neon light­ing, Kosuth’s use of text engages with the role of lan­guage and its mean­ings in art, while visu­al­ly excit­ing the gallery audiences.

This pub­li­ca­tion con­tains texts by Joseph Kosuth, Julian Eng­berg from the Aus­tralian Cen­tre for Con­tem­po­rary Art and Pat Fish­er from the Tal­bot Rice Gallery, as well as sig­nif­i­cant essays by John Welch­man, not­ed art his­to­ri­an and Ronal Jones, artist critic.