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Scott Burton Collected Writings On Art and Performance 1965 1975
Published by Soberscove Press
258p, b&w, softcover, 5.5"x8"
"Before gaining widespread recognition for sculptural work that
sought to dissolve aesthetic boundaries, most notably between sculpture
and furniture, Scott Burton produced a substantial body of art writing
in the late 1960s and early 1970s. An eclectic and wide-ranging critic,
he wrote such important texts as the introduction to the groundbreaking
exhibition Live in Your Head: When Attitudes Become Form and served as an editor for both ARTnews and Art in America.
In these same years, Burton became known as a performance artist,
developing themes he pursued in his writing. Yet, his role as an
artist-critic has rarely been discussed.
Scott Burton: Collected Writings on Art and Performance, 1965