List of illustrations

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  • Specific Objects, Arts Yearbook 8: Contemporary Sculpture (New York: Arts Digest)
  • Specific Objects, Arts Yearbook 8: Contemporary Sculpture (New York: Arts Digest)
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  • Eccentric Abstraction exhibition, Fischbach Gallery, New York
  • Melt Piece
  • Eccentric Objects exhibition flyer, Fischbach Gallery, New York
  • Lee Bontecou working on her sculpture for the Lincoln Center in her Wooster Street studio
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  • Metro
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  • Essex
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  • Oomamaboomba
  • Hang-up
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  • Pat Oldenburg with Claes Oldenburg's French Fries and Ketchup in the Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles
  • Claes Oldenburg with Giant Toothpaste Tube of 1964 in London
  • Soft Toilet
  • Toilet—Hard Model
  • Two Cheesburgers, with Everything (Dual Hamburgers)
  • Soft Fur Good Humors
  • Claes Oldenburg, Green Gallery Exhibition, New York
  • Floor Cake
  • Bedroom Ensemble
  • Soft Switches
  • Soft Dormeyer Mixer
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  • Compulson Furniture (Accumulation)
  • Box #1
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  • Box #3
  • Box #4
  • Donald Judd's bedroom, fifth floor, 101 Spring Street, New York
  • Cornell Size
  • Wrap: Portrait of Eva Hesse
  • Inside I; Inside II
  • Mysteriously Abandoned New Home
  • Death Ship
  • Cliff Made out of Tools
  • Korea
  • Mysterious Yellow Mausoleum
  • The Plush
  • A Rope Tree
  • Trophy for a Gasoline Apollo
  • The Pillar of Truth
  • Untitled (oil can)
  • Antimobile
  • The Evil New War God (S.O.B.)
  • Angry Young Machine
  • Memorial to the Idea of Man If He Was an Idea
  • Westermann's Table
  • Secrets
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  • Wax Impressions of the Knees of Five Famous Artists
  • The Enigma of Isadore Ducasse
  • Large Knot Becoming an Ear (Knot Hearing Well)
  • The Big Change
  • Square Knot (H. C. Westermann)
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  • Photograph of Cliff, smiling with 'Big Change', May 1963 (Sunday)
  • Westermann's Ear
  • The artist helps the world by revealing mystic truths
  • Symbol of James Joyce
  • Henry Moore Trap 1
  • Seated Storage Capsule (for Henry Moore)
  • Henry Moore Bound to Fail
  • Light Trap for Henry Moore I
  • Crowd looking at a Tied-up Object
  • Washer Table
  • Untitled (Floorpiece)
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During the early to mid-1960s the Minimalist artist and critic Donald Judd produced essays on Claes...
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Between 1959 and 1967 Lee Bontecou made a large number of wall-mounted metal and fabric abstract relief works that were unlike anything then being produced by her peers in New York. The reliefs varied in size...
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A photograph taken during the installation of Claes Oldenburg’s solo show at the Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles, in October 1963 depicts the artist’s wife and collaborator, Pat Oldenburg, perched, legs...
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During the sixties, at the start of an otherwise eclectic career encompassing performance, painting, writing, photography and sculpture, Lucas Samaras returned time and again to the format of the small-scale box. The boxes Samaras used were for...
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The small box and house sculpture Mysteriously Abandoned New Home (1958) is one of a series made by H. C. Westermann from the late fifties (fig. 51). In form, it is a hexagonal rocket-shaped tower with the windows and door boarded up. It...
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In September 1966, Lucy Lippard included a small number of sculptures by Bruce Nauman in ‘Eccentric Abstraction’, just a few months after he had graduated from the University of California at Davis with a master’s degree in fine arts. For the show, Lippard selected works from the series of roughly moulded latex, gauze, fibreglass and resin strips that the young artist had begun to make a year earlier in 1965, the year Nauman gave up painting for sculpture...
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The Minimalist artist Sol LeWitt in 1967 presented his friend Eva Hesse with a square table, the surface of which he had painted with a meticulous grey grid (fig. 83). In a spirit of friendly artistic exchange, Hesse re-gifted the table back to...
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