terça-feira, 8 de dezembro de 2009

Endre Tót

Night Visit to the National Gallery, 1974
Beau Geste Press, Devon (England)
18 x 10.5 cm, 22 pag.
edition 500

Night Visit to the National Gallery is a sequence "in which a blackened silhouette of each painting is set alongside the details provided on the gallery labels, often the only part to which the hurried tourist pays attention". (Cathy Courtney)

Endre Tót, born in Sümeg, Hungary,1937 is a Hungarian artist who lives and works in Cologne, Germany. Tot participated in Fluxus[1] movement and is well known for his Mail art projects, the use of xerox copies and usage of rubber stamps with clear conceptual text declarations. In some of them Tot declares: "We are glad if we are happy".[2] In 1999 he shows "Who's Afraid of Nothing? Absent images" at Museum Ludwig, Cologne, a continuation of a project called "Nothing is not nothing".

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