The Bachelor, Robert Morris Repeating Duchamp
Nissim Gal, PhD

In the early 1960s Robert Morris created a group of art works considered to reflect the first steps in conceptual art, albeit peripheral to his minimalist sculpture. Contrary to this perception I show that these critical works undermined existing aesthetic norms of making art and its central principles in favor of the simultaneous art object that reopened a fundamental discourse on the conventions of the period.

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