The book also looks at the varied types of criticism and interpretation to which Minimalism has been subjected over the years. It ends by discussing how. The term Minimalism has been applied to this type of art. Although the artists involved did not regard themselves as a group, the work is typically abstract. David Batchelor · About · Contact · Biography · Onepersonexhibitions · Selectedgroupexhibitions · Commissions · Collaborations · Works.

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In that sense, this set of images daviv incredibly democratic…. I look at as much work as I can, from Fra Angelica to contemporary art. The book also looks at the varied types of criticism and interpretation to which minimalism has been subject over the years. They batchelo different from Found Monochromes in that I took some rough old objects that are generally overlooked and ignored — or seen as unwelcome interruptions or obstructions — and highlighted them with neon.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Minimalism emerged and developed as a reaction against the emotiveness of abstract expressionism.

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Other books in this series. It didn’t quite work on a slide projector because the system was too slow, and the shapes changed rather more than I had imagined. Now of course I’ve got the digital files of all the images as well. The curious thing is they don’t last long; they get filled in as if these moments of absence are intolerable in some way. KM’s painting is a black square on the white canvas background and according to his madcap philosophising, all past, present and future paintings w Let’s just consider the paintings – canvasses of varying sizes with a uniform coating of one colour or another, and that’s it.


I always put the rectangle in the centre of the image, slightly above the horizontal centre. In terms of the aesthetics of photographing a monochrome — again, I only worked this out after I’d done a few — if it’s an upright rectangle, I shoot it in a portrait format.

It seems to be, yes.

Monochrome Archive, David Batchelor in conversation with Artimage : Artimage

Except that they’re probably not in the most elegant parts of town because those parts of town get tided up all the time. I’m quite an old-fashioned artist in that I still think Baudelaire was the best writer on modern art. More recently I have shown them as Lambda prints; in I published a book of images and also made it into a looped digital projection, also of images.

I just have to start walking and keep my eyes open. Great intro to the key artists and their distinctive styles. The first images I took were on a 35mm film camera because that’s all that was available.

The first was down the road from where I lived in Kings Cross. For ages I was trying to think of how to organise the work as a group and originally I had two series; one was called Found Monochromes of London and one was called Found Monochromes of the Rest of the World.


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When I had a couple of hundred images, I realised I could produce the series as a book. Do you transfer that metadata, the labels? These two trajectories, for Wall, are co-existent but irreconcilable. Minimalism emerged and developed as a reaction against the emotiveness of Abstract Expressionism. What are your plans for the collection?

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But these days I scan the slides, and that means I can crop some of them if I need to, which is less easy with film. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Mohammad Nzf rated it really liked it Dec 11, Nancy Schofield rated it it was amazing Oct 09, Sabrina rated it liked it Feb 13, Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Minimalism David Batchelor Snippet view – The image has to be good enough.