Allen Ruppersberg: Intellectual Property 1968-2018

Ruppersberg, Allen

Publisher Walker Art Center

ISBN 9781935963165

Idea Code 18276

The artist as collector and champion of the American vernacular. Allen Ruppersberg: Intellectual Property 1968–2018 accompanies a major retrospective exhibition on one of conceptual art’s most inventive and acclaimed practitioners. Emerging in late-1960s Los Angeles, Ruppersberg was among that city’s first generation of conceptual artists to espouse a working method that privileges ideas and process over conventional aesthetic objects. Deploying posters, books, postcards and even a café and hotel, his projects have consistently had at their center a focus on the American vernacular - its music, popular imagery and ephemera - mining the nuances of culture through its unsung conventions.

352 p, Ills colour & bw, 21 x 30 cm, pb, English


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