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Schmidt, Eva

Stephen Willats

Fifteen Feet by Eight Feet, And There are Two of Us in Here, May/September 1980

Ed. by Schmidt, Eva / Imorde, Joseph

Series:Schriftenreihe des Museums für Gegenwartskunst Siegen 6

DEUTSCHER KUNSTVERLAG

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    Paperback
    Publication Date:
    September 2019
    ISBN
    978-3-422-98037-2
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    British conceptual artist Stephen Willats has been creating communicative projects since the 1960s in which he lets people speak for themselves. Fifteen Feet by Eight Feet, And There are Two of Us in Here is dedicated to the daily work of an editor. Along with three other professional portraits, this piece belongs to a group of works that were exhibited at the Lisson Gallery in London in 1980, but have never again been considered in their entirety. Eva Schmidt is the first to reunite these works, taking into account archival materials and the publication of detailed conversations between the artist and the parties involved: It’s a piece of "mental history" at the beginning of Margaret Thatcher’s term in office and the neoliberalization associated with it in Great Britain.

    Details

    20.0 x 13.0 cm
    168 pages
    37 Fig.
    Language:
    English
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