Tag Archives: sixties

Syd Barrett

‘Bob Dylan Blues’ (1970) by Syd Barrett

Richard Long

‘Turf Circle, England’ by Richard Long (1966)

Jannis Kounellis

Jannis Kounellis, ‘Untitled’ (1969)

iron scales, ground coffee


Jan Dibbets

Jan Dibbets, ‘Perspective Correction’ (1968)

Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono, ‘Grapefruit‘ (1964)


Robert Smithson & Nancy Holt

‘Swamp’, a film by Robert Smithson and Nancy Holt (1969)

Robert Smithson said of the film :”it’s about deliberate obstructions or calculated aimlessness”. This was attained by having Holt walk through the swamp while simultaneously filming, only seeing where she was walking by looking through the lens of her Bolex camera, as Smithson gave her verbal instructions which he recorded as he spoke them.

Martin Creed

Martin Creed, ‘Work no. 227 (Lights going on and off)’ (2001)

The lights are on for 5 seconds, off for 5 seconds…

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