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    Robert Morris: Object Sculpture, 1960-1965 (Hardback) By (author) Jeffrey S. Weiss, With Clare Davies

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    DescriptionOver the past half-century, American artist and critic Robert Morris (b. 1931) has been a key figure in the history of minimal, post-minimal and conceptual art. Between 1960 and 1965, part of his artistic output consisted of approximately 100 "object sculptures", or as Morris called them at the time, "process type objects". These consist of plaques, containers and assisted or simulated readymades of wood, Sculpmetal and lead. This book is the first study to address the object sculptures as a full and complex yet coherent body of work. Jeffrey Weiss, an authority on modernist and postwar sculpture, in close collaboration with Morris, systematically catalogues the object sculptures, and subjects them to critical and historical interpretation in the context of Morris' early practice overall. Featuring new photography of many of the works and an interview with the artist, this book offers an important and original perspective on a crucial early period in the career of one of America's most important artists.


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    Title
    Robert Morris
    Subtitle
    Object Sculpture, 1960-1965
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jeffrey S. Weiss, With Clare Davies
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 368
    Width: 205 mm
    Height: 265 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 1,633 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780300196672
    ISBN 10: 0300196679
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.2
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: AFKB
    BIC E4L: ART
    BIC subject category V2: AGB
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    Libri: I-AT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15830
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: ART015110
    BIC subject category V2: ACXJ4
    BISAC V2.8: ART026000
    DC22: 730.92
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: ART016030
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC23: 730.92
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: NB237.M63 A4 2014
    Thema V1.0: AGB, AGA, AFKB
    Illustrations note
    200 colour images + 50 duotone illustrations
    Publisher
    Yale University Press
    Imprint name
    Yale University Press
    Publication date
    04 March 2014
    Publication City/Country
    New Haven
    Author Information
    Jeffrey Weiss is senior curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and adjunct professor at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York. Published in association with Castelli Gallery, New York.