Július KollerContinuation/Stoop (Universal-Cultural Futurological Operation) 1982

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Artist
Július Koller (1939‑2007)
Title
Continuation/Stoop (Universal-Cultural Futurological Operation)
Pokr(a)covania (Universál-Kultúrna Futurologická Operácia)
Date 1982
Medium2 photographs, gelatin silver print on paper mounted onto paper and graphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 210 x 295 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 2007
Reference
T12431

Summary

Continuation/Stoop (Universal-Cultural Futurological Operation) is the photographic documentation of a ‘cultural situation’, as Koller termed his conceptual installation and performance works. It consists of two black and white photographs mounted on a single sheet of card, with the work’s title, its year of production and the artist’s name handwritten along the bottom. The photographs show an open exterior door constructed of two glass panels, the lower panel of which has been removed. The artist is shown stooping down to step through the lower half of the door. In one photograph he is stepping towards the camera, and in the other he is stepping in the opposite direction. The title Continuation/Stoop ..… (read more)

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