Art & Language
Michael Baldwin & Mel Ramsden
Info: Ever since their foundation in 1968, Art & Language have stood for a critical examination of the conventions of artistic practice. With the publication of the eponymous magazine Art & Language in May 1969, the issue at first was to expand the modernistic concept of art, which at the time exclusively defined painting and sculpture as art forms and attributed texts only to art theory and art criticism. The output of Art & Language often examines relations between art-historical genres, working methods and socio-political systems of meaning. Pictures are combined with philosophical texts, personal letters or parts of self-composed song lyrics, or they appear in the form of alleged design objects. Location: Birkenstr. 20, 40233 Düsseldorf.