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This and That: Benglis, Beuys, Gonzalez-Torres

“This and That” is an occasional series of paired observations. -Ed.

Today: Cornered

Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Untitled (Portrait Of Ross In L.A.), 1991. Candies individually wrapped in multicolor cellophane, endless supply. Dimensions vary with installation; ideal weight 175 lbs. Collection of the Art Institute of Chicago.

 

Lynda Benglis, For Carl Andre, 1970. Acrylic foam, 56 x 53 x 46 inches. Collection of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

 

Joseph Beuys, Fat corner, 1968. Silver gelatin photograph by Ute Klophaus in the collection of Art Gallery of New South Wales.

 

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No matter how original, innovative or crazy your idea, someone else is also working on that idea. Furthermore, they are using notation very similar to yours. – Bruce J. MacLennan

 

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