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"Faux Conceptual Art--Boxed Edition" GH HOVAGIMYAN
Item#: 502633
Price: $5,000

Item's Dimensions: varies--largest 20" X 16"
Item's Year of Issue: 1993-1994
Condition: Very Good
Materials: Presentation boards on rag paper
Country of Origin: USA--shipped from New York

Description: By the mid-90's, artist GH HOVAGIMYAN had determined that Conceptual Art was entering into its "mannered" phase. So, he created a body of work that was a play on the highly intellectualized, self-consciousness of Conceptual Art--he called his work "Faux Conceptual Art". In this set--a-museum-show-in-a-box--Hovagimyan does a riff on many contemporary art icons: it includes a price list from a Joseph Kosuth show (conceptual artists were not supposed to create "commodity" art), a proposal for a built project called "Spiral Jaunty" (a playon the Smithson's landart "Spiral Jetty", "Fibonacci Serieswith Calculators", "Zero Sum with Glitz" and, a personal favorite, "Barbie Meets Richard Serra" in which Serra's work is presented as a house of cards. This boxed set of 12 boards is on museum quality rag paper. Please email or phone Biddington's foracomplete description of all the boards. Interestingly, this work has spawned a second generation of "faux conceptualists".

Offered by Biddington's Contemporary Art: Liz (100005)
Item#: 502633
Price: $5,000
Total Units: 1
Minimum Quantity: 1
Sold: 0
Available: 1
Item Listing End Date: 02/27/03 1:00PM (EST)
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