Born in 1968 - United Kingdom
Art & Language was founded in 1968 by Terry Atkinson , Michael Baldwin, David Bainbridge and Harold Hurrell. About thirty personalities (including Joseph Kosuth, Ian Burn and Mel Ramsden from 1969) are part of this group; today, only Michael Baldwin, Mel Ramsden and Charles Harrison are the only active members of the group.
At the end of the 60s, Art & Language is a group formed of English and American artists working as a team in order to advance conceptual art. Their reflections on art and its social role often correspond to a practical analysis that shifts the focus of art from the object to the context in which it emerges.
The various members of the group have written a considerable number of texts (some of them in the Art-Language journal) as an echo of the conversations that inspired their work . For them, the idea of a work and its production are strongly connected: their debates (or "conversations") are of foremost importance in their artistic production.
Mapping is a recurrent theme in the first proposals of Terry Atkinson and Michael Baldwin, starting with "Map of Itself".
Follow Art & Language ! Receive by email the new artworks of the artist.
Guaranteed deliveryby specialized carriers
Secure payment by credit card or bank transfer
Free returnswithin 14 open days
The best prices Negotiated with our partner galleries
"Artsper gathers the best of art galleries in the world. I can therefore select art pieces from the comfort of my home with total peace of mind."
"Artsper's advisors helped me pick an artwork and were exceptionally reactive when I followed up on my order.
"I have always been passionate about art but I find myself lacking time to visit art galleries. Artsper allows me to develop my own collection easily."