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From opacity to transparency, the minimal artwork of Robert Morris settles in Saint-Etienne

Phantasm of a number of areas, primarily based on the very precept of repetition, emergence of revolutionary components and themes comparable to disorientation, reflection and blindness … Via objects and installations, Robert Morris (1931-2018) perceives and constructs , from the 1960s, a brand new relationship to perspective and area.

Entitled Robert Morris. The Perceiving Physique / Le corps perceptif, this exhibition takes place on the Trendy Artwork Museum of Saint-Etienne (the MAMC), till 1er November. "This isn’t a retrospective however a slim alternative of works that set up a co-presence with the viewer: we search to convey the notion of notion by placing the physique in movement", says Alexandre Quelle, the curator of the exhibition, additionally chargeable for the scientific division of the MAMC. "Robert Morris was in a position to revolutionize the idea of sculpture: from a impartial object, borrowed from the constructing trade, the viewer turns into conscious of his bodily presence and his permutation in area. "

He feedback on a set of iconic items by the artist – comparable to Untitled (3Ls), 1965-1970, and Untitled (Mirrored Cubes), 1965-1971, in addition to a number of of his first large-format constructions.