Six boxes (1997)

Wood, J and Harrison, P (2017) Six boxes (1997). In: Why Can't Minimal, The Rooms, St. John's, NL, Canada, 14 January - 9 April 2017.

Item Type: Exhibition
Creators: Wood, J and Harrison, P
Abstract: Why Can’t Minimal mines minimalism for its humorous side by pointing to a latent absurdity hiding beneath its cool demeanour. The exhibition rejects the assumption that minimal art requires solely serious, solemn contemplation, and embraces the more intuitive, jovial, and personal pleasures that occur when one has fun with the comically utopian ambitions of unitary forms. Playing with the forms, traditions and incongruities of multiple levels of minimalism, the presented works elude rational comprehension, repositioning conceptual value to make room for the types of recognition made possible through levity, play, humour and sentiment. Exhibition organized and circulated by the Art Museum at the University of Toronto.
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Date: January 2017
Event Location: The Rooms, St. John's, NL, Canada
Number of Pieces: 1
Medium: Video
Measurements/Duration: 4’18”

Artists: John Boyle-Singfield, Tammi Campbell, Liza Eurich, Louise Lawler, John Marriott, Jennifer Marman & Daniel Borins, Ken Nicol, Jon Sasaki, and John Wood & Paul Harrison.

Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Divisions: Bath School of Art, Film and Media
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2017 17:42
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2023 15:33
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