Tuesday, May 12

Excerpt from a review of 557,087

“In Kosuth’s piece [‘a series of cards, part of a larger work entitled Art as Idea as Idea’], the slender physicality of the cards is reluctant, but the philosophy is honest; Kosuth risks the embarrassment of trying to find answers in his typed outline, rather than merely, hiply, ‘posing questions.’

From Peter Plagens, “557,087,” Artforum 8, no. 3 (November 1969): 64–67.

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