New York: Printed Matter, 1993. Item #5248
Offset lithograph. 37 x 55 1/2 in. Very good.
A poster by Torres and Wool based on a 1990 painting by Wool, which appropriated the infamous text by the radical Russian revolutionary Vasily Rozanov. In 1967 Raoul Vaneigem championed the by-then forgotten text as the perfect expression of nihilism, making it a central text to the Situationist International. Here Wool spaces and disrupts the syntax of the phrase to avoid automatic interpretations and question the meaning of representation in painting itself.
A collaboration between two of New York's premier conceptual artists for Printed Matter.